Recovery Café Jefferson County is closer to opening its doors! 

“Truly new ground.” Starting around mid-March, it seemed like just about everyone I’d ever given my email address to was reaching out with an update on how their entity was addressing the growing pandemic. Reading the opening lines in succession almost turns into a poem, which conveys the feeling of those initial days, and the […]

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A Reflection

A week after my husband, Bernie, and I were married—37 years ago—we moved to Washington, DC. We lived in a tiny apartment in a complex filled mostly with newcomers to the city. Angie lived in that complex. Every morning she left for work dressed in the uniform of Washington bureaucrats in the 80’s; a white […]

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Cohort 6

Recovery Café Network launches sixth cohort to create communities of healing and transformation Grand Rapids, MI; San Francisco; and Vancouver, BC (the first outside the USA) to start Recovery Cafés as safe places for individuals in recovery from homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges to find ongoing support and stability. Seattle, WA: In October, […]

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