Our Stories

Grupo Latinos de Recuperacion Founders Share Experience, Strengths, Hopes

The seed for Grupo Latinos de Recuperacion was planted when CforR began to have the need for Spanish translators for our coaches and support groups. Our volunteers Ramis, Pamela, and Julia met with Arza Demi, CforR’s volunteer coordinator, to establish a Spanish Coffee

How Jasmine and Josiah Found Leadership through Recovery

“Now, not only do I have direction, but I also have the determination to finish things that I start.” Josiah

Becoming a Better Version of Myself!

S.H.I.N.E. has really helped me in multiple areas of my life. First, it has made me more aware of my thoughts, behaviors and attitudes. It has also helped my recovery by connecting with like-minded human beings, and they say the opposite of addiction

An Instant Feeling That I Belonged

From the moment I walked through the doors of CforR, I was greeted with a warm welcome and an instant feeling that I belonged. I quickly realized that I wanted to become more involved with this organization that had been so kind and

The Million Tiny Moments of Recovery

A story isn’t really a story without the details, and sometimes those details are so small that they escape our awareness. At Communities For Recovery, we believe that it is those millions of tiny moments that make up a life in recovery…