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Welcome to United Churches Against Addiction. We consist of many subchapters. Currently we have two active subchapters, Faith in Recovery UK, Faith In Recovery USA. This is the USA subchapter.
We are still building our organization so please bear with us as it is a big job.

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My name is Erin Berndt and I lost my son to a Heroin overdose on Aug 28th, 2016. I was so very blessed to have found how very real God was immediately following my loss. This experience sent me looking for a way to help other families and addicts themselves find a way to navigate out of the crippling hold addiction has over this world right now. I was led into the recovery community and started this page in Anthony’s memory. My goal is to keep providing resources until addiction is no longer a plague and recovery is the only path available. Please visit my FB page by clicking on the image below. Thank you.

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Welcome to United Churches Against Addiction is a one stop shop providing support for people struggling with addictions by connecting them with local churches and quality specialised groups and centres suited to their individual needs.
We consist of many subchapters. Currently we have two active subchapters, Faith in Recovery UK, Faith In Recovery USA. This is the UK subchapter
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United Churches Against Addiction – UCAA

Welcome to United Churches Against Addiction. United churches against addiction is the parent organization of churches around the world whose purpose is to share resources and information with those challenged with addiction.
We consist of many subchapters. Currently we have two active subchapters, Faith In Recovery UK,  Faith In Recovery USA.
If your church organization would like to join us in our cause please go to the appropriate subchapter for your region. Then join our Facebook page and we will contact you shortly with additional information.
We are still building our organization so please bear with us as it is a big job.

Mission Statement:United Churches Against Addiction  is a one stop shop providing support for people struggling with addictions by connecting them with local churches and quality specialised groups and centres suited to their individual needs.

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Organisational Overview

The client front end department of the organisation will run a set of Social media platforms (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) as the key means of both initial contact and ongoing communications means with people struggling with addiction.

The resources department of the organisation will establish and develop relationships with churches across the UK, and evaluated specialist help groups and rehabilitation centres, so that individuals struggling with addiction who are seeking help can be connected to appropriate assistance.

Vision
  • Recognising that stigma perceived by those struggling with addiction often prevents that individual from seeking help, and that the internet provides a suitable medium (perceptually anonymous) for connection, we aim to maintain a website and Facebook page, and other social media platforms, as the key means of making both initial and ongoing connections.
  • Connecting people struggling with addictions to churches in their local community for support prayers and fellowship
  • Connecting people struggling with addictions to Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gambling Anonymous and similar groups and other Core problem help programmes to support them through their recovery
  • Connecting and referring people struggling with addictions in critical need to treatment centres, rehabilitation centres, counsellors, group therapy.
  • Working with churches, local authorities and other groups to bring an awareness and overcome the global epidemic of addictions in society and associated stigma.

Ethos & values

  • Running social media platforms that are open, honest, balanced and non-judgemental so as to create an environment in which people can feel free to be open and honest about themselves and their own journey in addiction and recovery.
  • We believe that when a person is deeply demoralised, it is crucial in the pathway of recovery to help them out of isolation and disassociation from society by bringing them into a loving and supportive environment.
  • We believe that it is ultimately a connection with God through Jesus Christ that brings long term transformation of life that can help overcome any addiction.
  • We recognise the crucial importance of long term recovery outcomes, so resources will be thoroughly researched and monitored so only the most effective groups and rehabilitation centres are recommended.
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Brave souls are we who have waged a great war within ourselves and emerged victorious upon surrender, this is the axiom for which we lay a foundation that will bear the weight of a full life in recovery.
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Staying present and mindful is a key deterrent in combatting toxic thoughts of yesterday or fearful projections into tomorrow, right here and now is all we will ever have and only in this moment are we capable of expressing true gratitude. If ever disturbed seek the leak in your spirit and plug it with the joy of simplicity, no big deals today, no worries, no frets, or fears for we are free and can remain as such with purity of our intent. Remain humble and know we are blessed and protected in ways we could not possibly imagine regardless of life’s circumstances so long as we follow this way and carry those along with not yet ready to walk on their own.

Embraced by a power so much greater than our comprehension could possibly encompass we walk with the armor of a thousand knights and regardless of the blows we may suffer along the way our spirits live on. The message we might deliver today will live in eternity and echo the ages for it was bestowed upon us from the divine web which weaves together all things saving lost souls for generation to come. The intuition or inspired thought that which we may be compelled to share is proof positive of the universal consciousness even the most cynical of men will find difficult to deny. The source of such stimulus comes from within ourselves yet oddly feels as the granted from something external to us with a synergy only wisdom can keep us from trying to define.

If yet to experience such things in our personal journey, if the path we travel seems dim and uncertain and the feelings that are spawned by that lack of light do not realize themselves as being self-generated it is the darkness we most certainly are headed towards.

The journey back into the grace and sunlight of the spirit is shorter than we think and in opposition to the endlessly winding rabbit hole of abysmal darkness that always ends in the void, it begs the question why so many of us travelled it for so long.

Gratitude for having walked that path of excess and known the absence of all things worthwhile is just as paramount as that which we must hold dear for the well-lit path of recovery and all the blessings within for it is we who have been to hell that best know the return trip home. Grab hold of yourself and find a love for whom you see in the mirror for it is there that we will learn to love one another in the purist sense and meaning. We who have found ourselves presented with a life beyond our wildest dreams know we keep it only by sharing with others and in that way payment is made upon a spiritual debt that will never be fully paid back.

The ledger shows true in the balance we find as we walk in faith through each day conscious and mindful to align ourselves with the spirit of the universe and trust in the protection if we continue along this way.

Join us if you have yet to, stay we us if you have just arrived and lead us those who got here before us as we all stand together none better or worse for we know that no matter how far from our last debacle we might be it is no further from our next if we lose the humility required for these such blessing to be received. Live Grateful, Stay Present, Stay Here!

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Beginning again…my truth

It’s been a whirlwind of changes these past 4 years in recovery. I’ve been trying my best to roll with the punches and move on! My past will always be what it was, I can’t change it!
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Repeating it is not an option, so here I am, moving on. I’m hoping my messages of hope, love, kindness and redemption are heard, especially by the ones still sick and suffering and their families that are living in that dark world with them!

The start up of me abusing drugs was something I swore I’d never do…I had been married to an addict and knew firsthand how that could destroy a family! I had been to ALANON meetings to help me understand his addiction and know it wasn’t my fault for his bad decisions. How was I to know I’d one day put my family and loved ones in that same dark place? It was shocking to them that I had become a junkie!

Holidays or family get togethers at my parents home had become uncomfortable, with everyone walking on eggshells around me…and I was most times too high or in the process of getting high to even care.

Looking back now, I see the worry and age I had put in my parents eyes….I’m very grateful they never gave up …this means a lot to me!

Although I made amends with whomever I had disrespected and hurt..not all were ready and willing to accept my apologies. They are expecting me to relapse and repeat my mistakes. I can’t change their feelings toward me, but I can leave that situation in God’s hands, His will be done in His time, not mine! He knows my heart and my relationship with Him is powerful and 100% truth! He’s helped me see my worth, telling me to do my best and that He will never leave my side.

My eyes are open to who I am and it’s a brand-new, peaceful and compassionate me. I’m someone that I am proud to be..no longer hiding behind drugs and chaos. My wall has come down and I let others know I have been in that bad space and if they reach out, wanting to leave it all behind them, they can make it out too!

No, I’m not the same person I was before addiction. Who I’m becoming is the one God planned for me to be….trustworthy, respectful, and humbled by His grace! My prayers are full of praise and gratefulness. I take each day and I’m happy within…the empty spots I once filled with drugs are now occupied with joy and the need to help others. Service work keeps me grounded…

Seeing the blessings God has so willingly gave to me pushes me to do for others, all I can, when II can , and because I can! I do not and will not let my past define me…it’s a lesson I use to let everyone know they have a chance to be a better person, a chance to show themselves they don’t have to remain in addiction! The best time to begin again is now! We aren’t promised tomorrow, so make the present count!

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THEORISED STAGES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT THAT MAKE SENSE!

When I found recovery and started turning my life around I knew (like many in recovery) that I wanted to help others. I studied counselling and was fascinated with how we as humans develop and the developmental stages it is theorised that we must go through in order to evolve.
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I love the fact that we are all unique and that no two of us are the same. Even though we are all different it is theorised that we all have the same needs that we must obtain to reach our full potential. Fulfilling these needs is the only way that we as human beings can evolve to be the greatest version of ourselves.

A well known American psychologist Abraham Maslow spent years studying human development and proposed a theory which is known as ‘Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs’. Maslow’s theory exists of 5 main levels of human development (though there is an extended version) and it suggest that we cannot move onto the next level before completion of the previous level. The theory makes a lot of sense and is still considered viable to this day (nearly 75 years later).

A brief description of the stages of human needs to development is as follows:

The first stage is our physiological needs. Physiological needs are the physical requirements for human survival. If these requirements are not met, the human body cannot function properly and will ultimately fail. These include air, water, food, excrement and sex.

The second stage is our safety and security needs. As the stage’s name suggest it’s these needs that make us feel secure from both internal and external forces which we only seek once our physiological needs are met. These needs include personal safety, housing and shelter, financial security, health and overall wellbeing.

The third stage is our need of belongingness (acceptance) and our need to love and feel loved. These needs are met through social groups and personal relationships be it family, friends or intimate relationships.

The fourth stage is our self esteem needs.

Self esteem gives us opportunities and enables us to pursue our dreams with confidence and accept ourselves for who we truly are. It allows us to accept our short comings which in turn enables us to grow and better ourselves to learn and overcome such shortcomings.

The fifth stage is self actualisation.

For people to obtain this stage they need to reach their full potential in being that they are the best that they can be in their desired direction. It may be found through being the perfect partner, a career, a sport, a specific art form or whatever it is they have truly desired to master in life.

The reason I am posting this is because I feel if we can understand our needs we have a better understanding on how to achieve them.

I remember whilst I was in treatment in one of our group sessions it became quite apparent that we all shared similar characteristic traits though low self esteem was predominant in every person despite the persona we portrayed. This isn’t surprising when we think of the stigma associated with addiction and how this fills us with negative thoughts of self and makes us feel ashamed. We isolate and cut ourselves off from the general community, our friends and family, hence we do not feel a part of or feel a sense of belonging. I believe human connection is the most vital part of overcoming addiction and Bruce Alexanders experiment with ‘Rat Park’ suggests this also.

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I also believe that addiction can reverse our human development. Think about it!
Let’s say we have met all our needs. We have mastered our chosen direction in life and have a successful career that fills us with confidence and financially provides our basic needs and then some. We have a home and a loving family and social network that we feel a part of.

Now throw Addiction into the mix! We become less productive and soon we prioritise our addiction and our career is lost. With that we lose our self esteem going from feeling confident to feeling ashamed. We start to isolate and disconnect from society and our personal relationships. We lose our financial security and our home ending up on the street with no personal security or basic needs (food and shelter).

The good news is human beings are very resilient. In the right environment with the right supports we can and do recover. Recovery allows us to redevelop bigger and better as during our struggles we develop many strengths that would otherwise be unknown to us. In recovery we learn to forgive and accept that there is no need to feel shame which allows us to come out of isolation and reconnect within our social setting. We begin to feel accepted and regain a sense of belonging which in turn allows us to accept ourselves which builds our self esteem and worth. With that we gain confidence and again seek opportunity and find purpose.

It’s never to late to turn everything around. There is nothing in this world more resilient than the human spirit so never give up hope. If you need help please reach out because life can be good again. We can and do recover and we don’t have to do this alone. The recovery community is here to help. If I can help in any way please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Much peace and love to you all
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Atrium in the Desert – Jeff Wolfe

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Unfortunately, in an industry dedicated to helping others it is rare to encounter true altruism and sincere concern for the men and women in its care.

The sad fact that financial means typically dictates how an addict will be treated when seeking a sanctuary of sobriety is common place. Many of the men and women embarking into the trusted business of providing such a space for those early in their journey come with the best of intentions as they themselves are in recovery.

Perhaps the financial windfall or the stress of doing business creates a distraction from their own program and is the catalyst of the tragic shift we often see. The owner/operator from treatment level care on down to sober living homes and everything in between seems to detach from the individual they seek to help and in that begets a modality far removed from the initial launch. 

These are sick people, sometimes sicker than the client themselves, regardless of continued abstinence, and once that separation begins and the mission they began with is tainted the effectiveness of their service becomes diluted at best.

Finding exceptions to this on any scale worth mentioning, people of lasting integrity who stay the course and maintain the very purpose they set out to provide, are a beacon of light and worth paying mention too.

Scandalous and sensationalized stories of such heart-breaking dissents from safe haven to trap house, the attack on the corruption within the business of treatment has found its way on to the nightly news aptly paired with tales of epidemic overdose rates. This sad state of affairs influences the trust and bravery needed by anyone who seeks help, causing second guessing that could prove fatal. No small part of my mission is to not only shine an honest light on a broken system from an addict’s perspective but more so to illuminate the far greater good found among honest, trustworthy, and progressive organizations who reach back when reached out for.

The Coachella Valley is not only my home but likely one of the largest treatment epicenters in the United States if not the world, among the vast number of inpatient rehabs and countless IOP’s, facilitating the housing needs of their clients exist some amazing sober houses.

In any industry, you can find ugliness and corruption from churches to chain stores and the business of recovery is by no means an exception yet this addict prefers to focus on the positive and stay in the solution.

Many men and women have come along and crossed my path making life more beautiful by showing me there is hope for the addict yet to arrive and one such man, with the humblest of beginnings, sacrifices no expense and gives freely of his heart to provide for them. Spread across the Coachella Valley and servicing the entirety of its recovery community is Atrium Sober Living, with the first of its founder’s houses featuring a beautiful breezeway that inspired the title it spawned from necessity and looking out for the next man.

 

.A gender specific male house with more than affordable rent, a real sense of the family unit and enough freedom to feel independent and on your way, the men who have laid their foundation here are easily found in the fellowship singing its praises. 

The onset of this endeavor was never intended to become the beacon of light that now shines from 5 locations with housing for over 40 addicts in early recovery both and women. Less than a decade ago founder Jeff Wolfe sought to come to the aid of several friends from the fellowship who were struggling, finding out what each could afford then seeking and a home they could collectively inhabit. Nothing more than helping others was the motivation for this leap of faith and what followed was a man possessed by desire to do so for as many as he could.

The original Atrium still stands as a place Jeff can help those with lesser means get their footing and stay connected with a close enough proximity to walk to potential employers and most of all regular meetings. From that small act of kindness that helped his brothers in recovery at the beginning, his passion grew and shines through as his expansion grows with faith and not financial gain behind the motivation.

Atrium Sober Living Houses have become a community within the community hosting open events where the fellowship can gather and residents can socialize and learn how to become a part of, find sponsors and live life. If you are looking for a new way of life or seek to return to the basics and are willing to take the steps then call Atrium (760)534-7493.

Having spent a great deal of time with Mr. Wolfe I personally attest to the true nature in this man’s heart being that of compassion and understanding for the addict as he himself is one and hasn’t lost sight of that. Meeting the next man with a love you can witness in the means by which he reaches out, staying active in his own program and the fellowship has kept Jeff from losing sight of why this business exists, to help others!

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Smash The Stigma With Talent

It’s time to shake up the established order of things, smash the stigma and let people know that WE DO RECOVER! One foot in front of the other, sometimes only one moment at a time and even when fall back down, we rise to meet challenges that would break most people.
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The taboo discussion of the addict, swept under the carpet and ignored for so long with government policies of waging war upon us, yet we survive. If you could walk in our shoes and see the extent of relentless punishment we bring down on our own heads, the ferocious beast inside that we do battle with daily would likely destroy the “normal” folk out there, you would know how powerful and elusive this illness is.

Granted a reprieve on a day by day basis so long as we maintain a condition of the spirit sufficient enough to be awarded that such grace we walk tall and shine through unimaginable adversity. The misdeeds, broken spirits, and dissemination our lives typically end in the grave, a prison cell or for the chosen few a life in recovery with untold blessings that come in droves.

Once having survived the path of excess and arriving at the palace of wisdom we are likely inspired by the spirit life and come at it with a vigor most people feel threatened by and once attempt to push us down with the stigma of our past.
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Trust and believe that if any man put me in the positions I put myself in I would have surely killed them, if they did to me what I did to me they would be dead! Broken down in a stolen car that I lived in with a roommate was a consequence that I caused and was inescapable, when I finally was honest enough with myself to realize those consequences would never end I began to understand something clearly at last.

Coming out on the other side of that long dark road I jumped upon the gifts I have always been blessed with, using my so-called talent for stringing together words to share a message of hope.

If you be busted and disgusted and just can’t take it anymore, smashed through more bottoms then you can keep track of and don’t know how to live either with or without dope today then join us and together we shall rise.

Ignore the negative folks, the haters and those still seeking to pass judgment upon us because if you get real about it could the shit they talk ever compare to that which we talked to ourselves?

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Of course not, you couldn’t come close to messing my life up as badly, quickly, or tenaciously as I have and whatever opinion you might want to pronounce regarding me won’t hold a candle to that which I tortured myself with for DECADES.

Get busy trying while I get busy moving and we’ll see who shines through the hardest, if you’re a hater then hate because I love your hate! We who have fought the deadliest fight imaginable, a battle with our own selves and come out swinging on the other side will rise above all that negative nonsense and smile the whole way through.

There is plenty of room on this team of once lost souls who live in the spirit of giving freely of the message they found while crawling out of the depths of hell. You can’t scare us, you can’t beat us and you can no longer pretend that we are not here because each day we ascend to higher and higher peaks in society smashing the stigma and washing away the misconceptions of yesterday.

Displaying this in action we assemble everywhere and highlight our smiling faces, serve as examples for and a beacon of hope to the addict yet to come because we need him so that he may do the for the next man.
This coming month we will Showcase the talents among the recovery community here in Coachella Valley but also live feed broadcast via the Facebook Stop Frying Your Brain Page and living in eternity on our website. The nation’s largest coolest organic addiction web-site in America! Millions of Eyeballs Peeps….

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Addicts of all walks in life and stages of recovery will take their place in the spotlight and show the world what we can do! I encourage communities and fellowships worldwide to follow suit and let see you too!

We can’t do this alone and must show those still caught in the disease that we absolutely insist on living a life of fun, excitement, and good times! Don’t fear the mundane or boring because that isn’t here, we recover, fellowship, love and rock it out with awesome events and good true friends that those who have no need for our program would envy if they saw. Our society at large could benefit a great deal in seeing what we’re truly, where we really from and how absolutely talent we are. From Rappers, Poets, Songwriters, Stupid Human Tricks, Jugglers, Magicians and Artists of any form we invite you join us and urge you to gather and assemble in the spirit of smashing the old ideas, washing the stigma and most of all having a good time!!!

August 19th from 5pm – 10pm the event will be hosted by Michele Garcia founder of Cielo Sober Living and Spiritual Retreat /Active Recovery Solutions @ ATS (Addiction Therapeutic Services)

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March 1, 2016 marks the launch of AIR Wear Recovery Gear. It is also my 18th month of clean and sober living in recovery.

The mission for Addicts In Recovery is to give back and help support recovery centers, organizations and addicts that still suffer. We accomplish this by donating clothing to various groups, both locally and across the country. In my journey into recovery there were many shelters, programs and donations that helped me get on my feet.

AIR also uses proceeds from clothing sales to assist individuals that may need that little extra boost to get over an obstacle. This may be the one thing preventing them from getting the help they desperately need. Some examples include: bus tickets or transportation to a treatment facility, help with cell phone bill to assist with job search, or perhaps just providing a meal. We also assist addicts with support and finding resources that can lead to treatment and/or sober living homes.

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