"Is it Alcoholism? How Can You Tell?" by Lisa Frederiksen

We found this excellent article with two brief embedded videos on -- it might help you figure out if you or a woman you care about is suffering from alcohol abuse or the brain disease of alcoholism.  We encourage you to take a few minutes to view this important piece... read more

Women's Response to Alcohol Suggests Need for Gender-Specific Treatment Programs

Women's Response to Alcohol Suggests Need for Gender-Specific Treatment Programs New research by Scientific American suggests evidence supporting women-centered treatment programs for alcohol-dependent women. The study finds physical consequences of alcoholism appear faster and are... read more

Recovery Palooza

Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for substance use and mental disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. ... read more

The Link Between Stress and Alcohol

Stress is often a factor that prompts the use of drugs and/or alcohol. However, stress can also play a significant role in the process of recovery. Stressors produce the hormone Cortisol which, in turn, can activate cravings. At times of high stress, people in early recovery may experience... read more

Card Of Gratitude - Recent Our Hope Alumna

Our Hope Association's all-women alcoholism/addiction treatment facility is run by an all-female team of helping professionals. For over 40 years, Our Hope has guided women to recovery from the diseases of alcoholism and/or addiction. Our gender-specific residential treatment offers... read more

Please Help Us Welcome Our New Facility and Safety Specialist!!

Please help us welcome Facility and Safety Specialist Sheryl Schotts to the Our Hope Team!  Sheryl began her part time position today and will be helping maintain and improve our gracious home-like setting where women live and work at building resources for recovery. We are grateful to have... read more

A Poem by a New Resident

Have you ever wondered what it might be like when you are a new resident of Our be just newly in recovery, without the crutch you've depended on for so long?  The women who walk through our doors, while different in many ways, all have one thing in common -- a desire to take their... read more

Welcome new Clinical Manager Erika Oliver and Clinical Therapist Elizabeth Morgan!

Please help us welcome Erika Oliver and Elizabeth Morgan to Our Hope's Clinical Staff.  As Clinical Manager, Erika will work closely with Executive Director, Carolyn Avery, in designing and implementing programming to best meet the specific needs of each woman we serve.  She will also... read more

Alumnae Testimonials Speak Volumes...

We are often asked, "What are your results?"  In response, we can cite numbers and statistics, but there is no stronger evidence of Our Hope's results than the testimony of our alumnae.  Please take a look at our most recent Results Page by clicking here to read what some of our... read more
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