Emmaus House – Committed to Serve

Although this forum was intended to showcase the personal stories of our residents, the last installment was used to inform of our plan to pursue a Medically Assisted Recovery House (MAR). This new residence will be exclusively dedicated to men that have chosen to pursue Medically Assisted Treatment programs (MAT). In the previous article, we…

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Tom – Then and Now

I will begin with my name, Devon Thomas Hill…aka “Tom”. I am 33 years old and began abusing drugs at age 15. My sobriety date is October 24th, 2018. I grew up in Greensboro, NC, but came to Raleigh from the New Hanover County Detention Center in Wilmington, NC. I spent 4 months there before…

Michael – I Am Thriving

Michael “Emmaus House has given me the opportunity to lay a foundation for the rest of my life. I am building credit and establishing a rental history. I am financially stable enough to balance work and full-time school, contributing to an independent future. With the supportive structure and affordability of Emmaus, I am no longer…

Brian – Recovery on the Run

“Sometimes it takes losing everything to realize what you had. And sometimes realizing what you had can actually make you feel thankful for losing everything. It’s a weird paradox, discovering what you thought was everything- what you ran and worked so hard for- really amounted to nothing.” Todd Saville, My Father’s House BRIAN I distinctly…

Mike – Artist In Residence

Addiction is all consuming. It takes everything, extinguishing the spark that makes an individual unique. Recovery offers the promise of renewal, the re-ignition of passion. Passion is the force that keeps us active, engaged, and motivated to live an authentic life. Passions not only ignite our spirit, but also provide a sense of purpose. Our…