Category: Success Stories

Success Story: Anonymous

“I love Rise Recovery. What you’ve done for my son, for his friends, for his mom and me. It’s nothing sort of a miracle. There is something very special going on with Rise, and it feels like God’s blessing. It’s beautiful. So, thank you. Thank you for all your hard… Read More»

Living Life Sober

5 Reasons Why I Love My Life Sober by Natalie Mosqueda   When I get sober at 16, I thought my life was over. I  thought I would be doomed to a life of bad coffee and old people, there would be no more friends and no more fun. I… Read More»

I want to be a pumpkin cleaner

A Poem by Natalie Hope Mosqueda   Age 1 – The world is my oyster and I am here to eat it. 3 – I want to be a pumpkin cleaner, but only the insides, because the outsides are gross. 6 – I have all the art I made that… Read More»

Top 10 Ways to Practice Self-Care

By Michelli Ramon Self-care is a good thing, there’s no arguing that. But like many good things, the spirit of its intent is sometimes warped by unrealistic expectations and our tendencies to perfect and compare. In my own life, self-care began to feel like one more thing I couldn’t get… Read More»

4 Tips to Help Love Ones Stay Sober on New Year’s

The holiday season is full of celebrations – and in many cases indulgences of food and alcohol – especially on New Year’s Eve. But, for many people in early recovery, those occasions present temptations that can derail progress. While avoiding parties with alcohol and drugs is a smart choice for… Read More»