Nothing! That’s right, nothing! Just six months ago this was all I was left with. Substance abuse disorder, domestic violence, and a slew of health conditions had ravaged me. I lost everything from cars to housing, my sanity and integrity, my driver’s license and more importantly my seven year old son.
It was only through coordination of care by the rehab center that I fell heavily into the open arms of GFMSC. After graduating rehab I was sent to a recovery house ran by one of GFMSC’s recovery coaches. This is where the real healing started taking place. The services I received at GFMSC included a recovery coach, an individual therapist and an Intensive Outpatient Program. Perhaps my entire life I’d never come across so many loving and genuine people. That was key to me truly accepting I had to change my entire way of living.
GFMSC’s unwavering support held me up during intense cravings and withdrawals. I would get them so bad in the middle of IOP the only thing that helped was the facilitator taking the time to talk me back into the moment. This happened, what seemed like countless times until once day it got easier. I remember that day because it was the moment in time where my thinking started to change. It changed from a whirlwind of emotions and thoughts to that of a soldier in training. I realized I had to combat my own mind by putting into practice all the knowledge and coping skills taught by GFMSC.
Slowly I understood what support looked like, what obedience looked like and what healthy behavior looked like...
This was working!
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Main Office: UrbanZone: 625 Harrison Street. Kalamazoo, MI 49007 | Phone: 269-323-1954 | Fax: 269-276-0201
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Friday: Closed
Saturday and Sunday by Appointment Only
Closed Noon to 1 PM for lunch daily