Tag Archives: recovery

Good Acres on the Evening News

Good Acres Sanctuaries’ children’s program made it into WKYT’s late night news coverage. The short interview features one mother and son who took part in this program in 2017. Son Braxon started coming to the farm weekly to spend some time with the animals to cope with the stress of being separated from this mother while she attended an inpatient

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Crazy Easy Asparagus Cream Soup

The heavenly creamy texture of this delicious soup will leave you speechless. With only 3 ingredients this detoxing powerhouse is ready in minutes with a pressure cooker. Did you know that asparagus helps your body detox itself, fight off cancer, and boosts your brain? Did you think in order to achieve amazing creaminess, you had to use dairy? If so,

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Barn Talk! New Recovery Support Group for Women Starting April 17

Barn Talk is a new SMART Recovery support group meeting for women with all types of addictions to any substance and/or behavior. Held every Tuesday in the tranquil and comforting environment of the sanctuary farm among rescued farm animals. We literally talk in the barn over coffee or ice tea! SMART Recovery meetings are different from AA or NA meetings.

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Urge Coping with ‘The Wave’

For successful addiction recovery and during subsequent lifelong abstinence learning effective techniques that help with urge coping is absolutely critical. Of course, everybody experiences urges every now and then with the desire to ‘not give in’ to the urge which can prove rather difficult at times. Our addiction recovery program at Good Acres Sanctuaries is grounded in REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior

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