Featured Story: Michael Griesser

“In seven years, he went from running a theft ring and having a full-blown heroin addiction to starting a family, landing a job selling real estate, and opening a sober home…“ Gratitude – the quality of being thankful. Readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. It seems so simple. Almost as if it should be engrained in each of us from birth. In my experience that just isn’t the case. This one very small quality (or mindset) has … Read More

Keeping My Serenity – A New Girl’s Sober House

With the growing need for sober living in our community, Rising Above Addiction is opening another girls’ sober house. It is such an honor to be able to provide women with a safe and loving environment, while they are on their journeys of recovery. This house will be named after a beautiful young lady named Kristin. Kristin Spurrier is the daughter of Valerie and Tom Spurrier, she is a sister to two brothers and she was a wonderful friend to … Read More