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RECOVERY HOUSE RUMORS BEING SPREAD
Since May of 1985, I have been free from drinking the beverage alcohol. I can thank the Veterans Administration, The Lincoln Center, and community and family for their support.
During my recovery, I have worked as a clinician in the field of addiction and mental health, and earned my PhD, retiring after 25 years.
Currently, there has been much controversy about a recovery home in Findlay for those in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. There are many myths, misconceptions, misinformation and stigma attached to those recovering from alcoholism and other drug addictions.
There are false rumors spreading that recovering alcoholics and addicts are dangerous to children, deal drugs and steal anything that is not tied down. To the contrary, those recovering from alcohol and other drug addictions are our neighbors — law-abiding citizens supporting our community, paying taxes and worshiping at neighborhood churches.
From my understanding, there are individuals offering misinformation regarding recovery homes and their impact on Findlay’s neighborhoods. However, there are no recovery homes currently in Hancock County for those recovering from alcoholism or other drug addictions. The first recovery home is planned for the east side of Findlay. If ... More Letters for this date...
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