Category: Success Stories

Success Story: Heather

“As a private practice addictions counselor, I refer many young people and parents…knowing they will be received with love and have a safe place to begin their recovery journey.  Alternative Peer Groups are a proven way to support folks in their recovery efforts… a great forum for young people to… Read More»

Success Story: Eva

“I have witnessed these people continually go above and beyond the call of duty. In this day and age of so many good non profits it can be difficult to decide which to invest in. I have never doubted that the value of my dollars have become priceless when given… Read More»

Success Story: Sydney

“I have been a Client, volunteer, and employee. My first encounter was a shock – never had so many people love and accept me for ME… I was at my bottom in 1987 and they saved my life. Wish I could say I have been sober this whole time… I… Read More»

Success Story: Rebecca

“I started drinking and smoking at the young age of 12. At 14, I had my first overdose of many. Soon I was introduced to Rise Recovery…My parents were disappointed and I was a mess. When I opened the doors, I truly walked into the realm of recovery. I didn’t want… Read More»

What is Somatic ReStorying?

Co-created by Michelli Ramon, Psychotherapist and Lea Ann Tinney, Reigstered Massage Therapist and CranioSacral Therapist SOMATIC ReSTORYING  is a therapeutic process that incorporates wisdom and techniques from a variety of person-centered and body-centered therapies including Narrative Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Reikki and Felt Sense Focusing. It is designed to help people… Read More»

Recovery Year Round
(Weekends and Holidays too!)

By Natalie Hope Mosqueda Holidays are high relapse times for everyone. You’re bored, you see your old friends having fun online, it’s your tradition to get messed up every holiday, the list of excuses can grow infinitely. with the holiday season just around the corner, here are some tips on…

Success Story: Anonymous

“The holidays have always been hard for me. I didn’t always have family at home to celebrate the holidays with, but I always had my friends and all the Rise Recovery staff to step in and make my holidays great! Today, because of them, my family can celebrate the holidays… Read More»

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»