Zambia Service Trip- Staff Insights

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“I’m excited to take experiential healing to the next level. Excited to experience something totally new with the girls and their families, we are all in the same boat.” -KJ “This trip is an adventure of a lifetime. I cannot wait to start building the school, watch the girls give to those who are in […]

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Service At New Haven

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At New Haven our girls are involved in service projects at least twice a month. Projects include Adopt a Grandparent at a local nursing home, House of Hope (a service for abused women and children), the Humanitarian Center, Camp Kostopolus (a camp for physically disabled children), and other local organizations. They also have the opportunity […]

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Zambia Service Trip- The Jewel School

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We’ll be helping build a school! Here is a little bit about The Jewel School, and their needs. The Jewel School is a community school located approximately 5 miles south of central Lusaka. The school was started by the inspirational Miriam Banda, an ex-teacher, who came to the area after being widowed and found there […]

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Zambia Trip- Staff Insights

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Life at New Haven, Service Trip | 0 Comments

“I’m excited to take experiential healing to the next level. Excited to experience something totally new with the girls and their families, we are all in the same boat.” KJ This trip is an adventure of a lifetime. I cannot wait to start building the school, watch the girls give to those who are in […]

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30 Days of Recovery

Dear Best Friends Back Home, I love you all dearly. That won’t ever change. However, I will NOT be the same girl I was when I left you last year. You knew me as someone who was impulsive, reckless, and secretive surrounding drugs. I am not that girl anymore. I know what I want in […]

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30 Days of Recovery

A Message of Hope I want to start this message of hope with the answer to the question that I asked for many, many years. The answer I KNOW NOW to the question I asked then is: Yes Lisa, The sun WILL shine again. Often, in life there are days of joy, peace, perspective and […]

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30 Days of Recovery

Whenever I Struggle With Recovery Well first off, Addiction is the hardest thing I’ve ever been through and I go through it every day. Recovery is even more difficult. While using drugs, a lot of things invite me into a cycle of never ending negativity. Personally, loneliness is where it all starts. I tend to […]

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30 Days of Recovery

Dear Addict, I don’t know what you are struggling with, and I don’t need to. I don’t know your story, and that too, I do not need to know. Because, “I’m Christie, and I’m an addict.” *Hi, Christie*  I’m not claiming to know you, your story, or your addiction, but I understand the rock […]

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30 Days of Recovery

Blake D. Recovering Alcoholic (sob. Date 3/17/92) Portland, OR Keep in mind that I am a member of AA, and this is written with into my experience below. Dear Mom and Dad, here is what I wish you knew about recovery: That I will never be cured of alcoholism. I get what is referred to […]

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30 Days of Recovery

Dear Seventeen Year Old Me, Congratulations on making it this far! You’ve been a sweet baby angel your whole life! You’ve never done drugs, had a sip of alcohol, or smoked a cigarette. You’ve never even kissed a boy. Way to go, you perfect gem. Here’s the thing: Now that I’m 25 and looking back, […]

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