“After seeing the place in person, I knew this was the place where
I wanted to get sober. My experience at Retreat was amazing. I’ve
been to other rehabs and they weren’t nearly as nice. The facility
was clean, as they had cleaning staff in every day. The food was excellent
because they have their own professional kitchen staff. The entire team
at Retreat was very supportive and gave me hope for being here.” –
“My name’s Samantha and I’m happily engaged. I’m
the proud, responsible mother of a three-and-a-half year-old daughter.
I’m a full-time student, a sister, a cousin, an aunt, a friend,
and a daughter myself. And I’d be none of those things unless I
was also a sober, recovering drug addict and alcoholic.
For eight years I was an IV heroin user on the brink of death. My life
was a mess. My relationships were broken. My family was baffled, and my
soul was dead. On December 22nd, 2011, I showed up at the Retreat looking
for nothing but a break from my own despair. I had no idea what I was
about to be given. Retreat took care of me. They listened to me. They
taught me. They encouraged me and they loved me. Without the compassionate
care I received as a patient there, I wouldn’t be the person I am today.
So, thank you Retreat – for my life, my family and my future.” –
“After using drugs and alcohol for over 10 years, I did not believe
that rehab would be an option for me; I didn’t even know how to
get into one! I walked through the doors of Retreat on January 10, 2012,
weighing only 78 pounds and feeling lost, afraid, beat down and hopeless.
I could no longer look in the mirror at this point, and wasn’t even
sure if I wanted to live any longer. I knew I wanted to get clean, I just
didn’t know what to expect. From the minute I walked through the
door, I felt the love and compassion that Retreat offers. I immediately
became involved in the groups that Retreat offers and I was able to truly
work on myself. I was slowly beginning to fill the holes within me that
I always filled with drugs and alcohol. I was able to smile, laugh, and
feel a freedom that I don’t believe I ever felt before.” –