Addiction recovery Weekly Roundup July 2ndweek

‘Sweat with Pride’ event in Boca Raton promoting addiction recovery within LGBTQ community 

      An event this weekend is aimed at helping the LGBTQ and recovery community. Two men from Boca Raton are hosting the fundraiser, which is centered around inclusion in the fitness community. (

I am an addict in recovery

    When Kaylee Wenner walked out of Eddie Warrior Correctional Facility on Oct. 3, 2019, after one year of incarceration, she knew she never wanted to return to prison. (

Restoration Run raises money for Laurel addiction recovery program

    More than 400 runners and walkers hit the streets in Laurel Saturday morning to raise money for an addiction recovery program. The annual “Restoration Run” featured both a 5-K run and a 2-mile walk. It was a benefit for the “Mission at the Cross.”For the last 13 years, that organization has sponsored a recovery home and 12-month program for men. (

Father keeps Courtney Roderick’s memory alive with the return of the annual fundraiser

    Michael Roderick calls heroin addiction “a real slippery, deep, deep slippery slope,” which eventually killed his oldest daughter Courtney Jean Roderick at the age of 30 following many failed attempts at rehabilitation. (

Chronic Hope Institute offers addiction recovery for families

   The mission of the organization is to educate families on addiction, codependency, and recovery. Addiction is a disease that affects more than the addict. It can take a toll on everyone close to the person trying to cope.(


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