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Women in Recovery – My Mother’s Story

Tatiana and her mother, Maribel, got together for lunch last Saturday, as they have most weekends since June, when Maribel began her recovery journey at St. Martin de Porres House of Hope. “We get together and try to reconnect,” says Tatiana. “After so many years, we had disconnected. My mom’s been an addict my whole […]

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Women in Recovery – Angela’s Story

Angela saw a doctor for the first time in 20 years. Throughout the years, as my addiction got worse, my two daughters noticed a change in me, and eventually I became an embarrassment and a disappointment to them. Because of my addiction, I stopped participating in the PTA and attending school events.  My relationship with […]

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St. Martin’s Alumnae Set to Sing the National Anthem At the Chicago White Sox Game

Amanda Longe-Asque, left, and Angie, will be among the Harmony, Hope and Healing ensemble singers performing the national anthem while St. Martin de Porres House of Hope co-founder Sister Therese O’Sullivan watches Monday. DNAinfo/Chicago/Hyde Park & Kenwood by Sam Cholke July 28, 2017  Twitter@SamCholke  WOODLAWN “Women recovering from life’s most traumatic experiences will sing the […]

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Women in Recovery – Lyntoi’s Story

  Lyntoi has a lot to celebrate: 16 months of sobriety, and a new full-time job. Lyntoi, 57, has worked hard to get where she is today. A native Chicagoan, she grew up in a close-knit, loving family on the West Side. Her father was a pastor and a singer and her mother stayed at home […]

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Holistic Recovery Minute – Good, Clean FUN!

Learn how to have fun without alcohol or drugs, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy life while being alcohol free and drug free. Participating in fun sober activities allows you to have a rich, full life and fills up the time that used to be spent feeding your addiction. 

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