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Issue #10 Publishers Letter

Issue #10 Publishers Letter

Greetings! We’re talking about home in this issue. At Home—with ourselves and in our physical space. Google says, “Home means an enjoyable, happy place where you can live, laugh and learn. It’s somewhere where you are loved, respected, and cared for.” When I fi rst...
There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

Home is the essence of you Recently, I learned a hard yet familiar lesson – home is not the place in which I live nor the relationships in which I love. Home is deep within my core, it’s feeling comfortable in my own skin, it’s knowing who I am – attributes and...
This is my Bill W. plant.

This is my Bill W. plant.

by Tania Margate I was a client in the last group in Crossroads Backcove halfway house for women before the program was discontinued. The program was slated for closure and so the plants were up for grabs. When I saw this one I had to have it. I didn’t know when I...
People in recovery and plants

People in recovery and plants

With proper care, they both flourish and grow At times, they get rootbound, a consequence of not having enough room to grow and change is necessary or they will wither and potentially die. One really powerful thing that plants and people in recovery have in common is...
Sober living comes full circle

Sober living comes full circle

Biddeford couple invests in the lives of people newly in recovery For someone right out of rehab, getting their finances in order enough to rent and furnish an apartment and set up utilities—all while keeping focus on their ongoing recovery—can be too much. “What I...