Addiction Recovery Articles

Sanibel House Opens for Residential Addiction Treatment

Posted by Addiction Recovery Care

Sanibel House, a residential drug and alcohol treatment center for men, announced it is accepting new clients today.

Lydia’s House Opens for Residential Addiction Treatment

Posted by Addiction Recovery Care

Lydia’s House, a residential drug and alcohol treatment center for women, announced it is accepting new clients today.

Medical Director Appointed to Board of Medical Licensure

Posted by Addiction Recovery Care

We’re excited to share that Addiction Recovery Care’s medical director, Dr. Michael Fletcher, was recently appointed to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. The Board is composed of 15 members, 11 of whom are appointed by the Governor.

A letter to my former self suffering from addiction — Kristi's story

Posted by Kristi Roberson

You are receiving this letter from yourself, just an older and much wiser version of yourself. Yes, put your pride down and just read, child. I am about to tell you a story about our life.

Addiction — a mental and physical problem with a spiritual solution

Posted by Matt Brown

Like most adolescents, I craved a sense of identity. From the outside looking in, you would have thought I had it all: two great parents, a stable home life, made good grades, played basketball, won Mr. Senior, etc., but there was an emptiness, a void, that I could never fill.

God's grace provides a rehab bed for Megan and her baby

Posted by Megan McGlothen

In 2011 I was beaten and broken. I knew if I didn't do something different and stop using drugs, then I was going to blow my brains out.

From IV drug user to recovery and an abundant life: Vanessa's story

Posted by Vanessa Keeton

What I am about to tell you is a true story, but in many ways it seems unbelievable. Matter of fact, without God, it would have been completely impossible! I grew up as a normal little girl, kind of chubby, and rather outgoing and funny.

Loretta's story: from addiction to a life restored

Posted by Loretta Smith

My name is Loretta Smith. I grew up in Inez Kentucky and was the younger of two kids. I had what I considered a normal childhood even though both sides of my family had alcoholism in them. My only brother and I were raised in a two parent home and we were always loved by our parents.

Former addict now counsels others

Posted by Larry DeHart

Jason Jones of Morehead, a former drug addict and now a counselor at Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), presented recently at the 2015 conference of the Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA) in Louisville. His presentation was titled, “Introducing Abstinent Members into Suboxone Counseling Groups.”

Love, drugs, and involuntary commitment: the truth about Casey’s Law

Posted by Jonathan Hughes

Often loved ones that need residential treatment for a drug or alcohol addition refuse to go. In Kentucky, Casey's Law allows family members to request a court provide involuntary commitment at a residential treatment facility.