Monthly Archives: October 2014

Afraid to Love: The Enabling Dilemma

By |2018-10-23T18:26:21+00:00October 27th, 2014|Family Resource, For Families of Addicts, Miscellaneous|

A mother called very upset that her son had not been approved for admission to St. Joseph Institute. I explained that he wasn’t ready for treatment. He wasn’t ready to stop using his drugs. He had no motivation to get clean beyond the desire to “get his parents off his back.” “What can I do [...]

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God is Good

By |2018-10-23T18:27:11+00:00October 14th, 2014|Personal Growth|

One of the great joys in addiction treatment is hearing from our graduates.  While recovery is not easy, and life has many challenges, there are victories that lift us up and help us all move forward.  The following e-mails arrived today and have put a huge smile on my face and energy in my step. [...]

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St. Joseph Institute for Addiction 2014/15 Commercial

By |2018-10-23T18:29:41+00:00October 10th, 2014|Miscellaneous|

Most addiction treatment centers in America have used the same program for decades – without great results.  St. Joseph Institute has developed a new approach that is far more personal and strives to help the whole person heal.  Founder Jenny Sheetz explains why “not all rehabs are equal.”  

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Addiction is a Thief

By |2018-10-23T18:30:54+00:00October 9th, 2014|Miscellaneous|

Tears began to roll down the mother’s face as she talked about Emma.  “She was always kind and considerate, such a beautiful girl …and then it all changed when she started using drugs.  Now she lies, is so angry, and has stolen from my husband and me.  Some days I don’t even know who she [...]

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