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Chicago, Rockford, and GSU Events Shine Spotlight on Recovery

(Chicago)— In unison with several hundred recovery advocates in Chicago, Rockford, and University Park, TASC celebrated Recovery Month with rallies, walks, and outdoor celebrations. 445 more words

TASC Leaders

Before radio waves, TV broadcasts and Facebook feeds became wrought with insignificance; FDR used fireside chats to inform the public. More than simply chat and inform; FDR actioned “Relief, Recovery and Reform.” Boring? 689 more words

Multi-Passionate Entrepreneurism

In Honor of National Recovery Month, Gateway Alumnus Shares the Story of his Road to Recovery

In Honor of National Recovery Month in September, John Fields, Gateway Alumnus Shares His Recovery Story:

By the time John Fields turned to Gateway, he was having a drink as soon as he woke up in the morning. 209 more words

Gateway Treatment Centers


Recover Out Loud.

I fell in love with this term the moment I read it. Empowering, bold, unabashed, courageous, unapologetic and, by all means, absolutely necessary are just some of the words that come to mind when considering what it means to “recover out loud.” As somebody who has long felt called to be out of the closet about being gay, gender non-conforming, having experienced mental illness and other life challenges, recovering out loud has always made sense to me. 536 more words

From 60 days to Purple Sash

As a 24-year-old with about 60 days drug-free and in the very infancy of my recovery journey, I looked around and studied the crowd gathering at Memorial Hall in Philly’s Fairmount Park. 1,002 more words


when that "shitty committee" in your head convenes

Things you need to remember; 

  • – Don’t stress about being fixed because you’re not broken.
  • -Remember to remind yourself of your accomplishments. Tell yourself that you’re proud of yourself, even if you’re not.
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2nd Stage Recovery