James M- Grateful

Emmaus House of Raleigh has given me the opportunity to grow in my recovery, enhancing my life and spiritual wellbeing. I am grateful to be among those that have been blessed by the opportunity to benefit from the affordable housing, fellowship, and accountability provided by Emmaus House. Once suffering from a hopeless state of mind…

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Jordan E

Once Again !  I found myself in an all too familiar position. I was homeless and hopeless. I did not want to continue living, firmly convinced that I was doomed to repeat the same dysfunctional patterns… again and again. Eventually, I checked myself into detox and ended up at Healing Transitions in Raleigh, NC. It…

First you take the drink……

“First you take the drink, then the drink takes you.”  Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby I was raised in a middle-class family. My parents were GREAT people, instilling in me their values…Honesty, Morality, Integrity, Faith, and Ethical Standards. I have always considered myself ‘average’, perhaps not even. In order to hit the middle of the…