A Community Of Recovery: Advocates Share Journeys Out Of Addiction


By Danny McArthur, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Original Source: yahoo.com

Sep. 26—TUPELO — If there’s a single thing Kim Benefield has learned in her roughly 20 years in the field, it’s that recovery is about far more than overcoming addiction.

“Recovery is in every part of our lives, and it doesn’t have to do with just drugs and alcohol,” the executive director of Southern Recovery Advocacy in Tupelo said. “Recovery happens when you come out of treatment. When you hit that pavement, you’ve got to live life on life’s terms.”

For more than two decades, Benefield has been…click here to continue reading