Fresh Start Alumni Association
Birthday Chip Meetings
Alumni Night is held on the
3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm, at John Muir Medical Center,
Concord (Hospital) Campus in the “Concord Room”
It is a night of fun and fellowship.
The featured speaker for April 19th is Keith B. who will share his experience, strength, and hope.
At the March 15, 2016 meeting,
55 people celebrated 61 years, 2 months, and 28 days of recovery and 2 family members collected a family chip!
It’s Board Member Election Time – April 19th, 2016
Open Positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Liaison (Appointed position by John Muir Behavioral Health Center for Recovery Director), and Newsletter Coordinator.
Qualifications: CFR graduate/family members/partners of CFR graduates, one year of continuous recovery (2 for Treasurer), commitment is for 1 year for all positions, attendance at board meetings and Alumni meetings (once a month), and attend and participate in CFR events.
A Way to Help: Write a Letter, Adopt an Alum
For people getting ready to leave CFR, it can mean a lot to get support from someone with time in recovery. If you’re an alum who thinks that sharing your story could help someone else, you can reach out by writing a letter that introduces yourself and offers to be of service. The counselors keep it on file and share it with patients they believe might connect with you and your experience.
Russ says he found his sponsor this way. And he has returned the favor by sharing his story in a letter. Russ’ letter offers an example of how you can craft one of these Adopt Alumni Letters, but pretty much any way you want to craft one is welcome. Just drop it off at the CFR office.
General e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Recovery Mtgs at CFR*
*The following "outside" meetings are held at the CFR Campus:
IMPORTANT Reminder: The Detox Smoking Area is off-limits to everyone but John Muir patients currently admitted to the Detox Unit. Security will escort all violators off the grounds.
Sun, 10 AM, Narcotics Anonymous
Sun, 7PM, Alcoholics Anonymous (Speaker/Disc.)
Mon, 6PM, Alanon for Men Only
Mon, 7:30PM, Narcotics Anonymous
Tue, 5:45PM, Dual Recovery Anonymous
Thr, 7PM, Life Ring (Secular)
Williams School, Suite 3
Thr, 7:30PM, Room to Grow Alcoholics Anonymous (Speaker/Disc.)
Fri, 6:30PM, CoDa
Williams School, Suite 2
Fri, 7PM, Newcomers Alcoholics Anon.
Speaker/Q&A - Classroom B
Fri, 7:30PM, Marijuana Anonymous
Williams School #2 (across from Classroom B)
Sat, 7:30PM, Pills Anonymous