Healing at Home


Last updated 5/25/2013 at 10:33am

Shannon Bell

Lena Hjorth, cooking for a community event.

“There were times when the treatment center felt a bit like residential school,” said my friend and sister in Christ. “You have to go away from your family and community, follow a strict structure, make your bed in the morning, and eat breakfast at a specific time…” We went on to talk about the pros and cons of the ways that many treatment centers function. We understood the need to take people out of toxic environments to help them look at their lives and choices in a supportive and challenging environment. Getting a good start on the healing process can necessitate being away f...

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