Step One, Month One In The Path To Recovery

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By  Jordan Troutman

Original Source: cassville-democrat.com

Richardson: ‘I was broken, and I needed help’

There are 12 steps in the path to recovery, according to Celebrate Recovery, and the first step is for an individual to admit not only that there is a problem, but to recognize that their lives have become unmanageable because of it.

For John Richardson, the moment he admitted he was no longer in control was the moment that changed his life.

Richardson was the first person to move into the Cassville men’s sober living house eight years ago.

“I was raised in a violent and alcoholic family,” he said. “My father only knew how to instill fear.”

The first time Richardson tried alcohol was the first time he truly felt…click here to continue reading

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