Turning Point Center of Chittenden County's Blog
On being a donor
By Craig Weatherly, TPCCC Board Member We all respond to pain and pleasure. We choose to do things that bring us pleasure. As human beings, we like to feel good, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Consider the times you donate money to causes and organizations that are important to you. You don’t resent doing […]Read More
What is Peer Recovery?
Recovery isn’t a linear process. Like many things in life, it’s far more complicated than simply getting from point A to point B. Regardless of our intentions, there will be bad days. Days when the struggle to stay clean, stay sober, feel so unattainable you ask yourself: “Why even try?” The weight of these feelings […]Read More
Support the Turning Point Center? Here’s why I do.
I support the Turning Point Center of Chittenden County: with my time, as a board member, and with my money, as a regular donor. My reasons may align with your reasons– or not. But I’ll bet the decision to donate – and how much – is something you take seriously. After all, we want our […]Read More
On Being an Addict
If you absolutely had to tell someone what it’s like to be you right now, would it sound like this? “My life is over anyway. So, if I overdose, so what?” “I hate myself and all the lies I tell to justify my actions.” “It’s not about getting high anymore. It’s about avoiding the alternative.” […]Read More
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