Stories of Recovery is a sobriety podcast with firsthand accounts of addiction and recovery from our former clients who are now in recovery. The podcast focuses on stories of transformation and change, redemption and reconnection from people who have passed through MARR’s 12-step based, clinical rehab facility in operation since 1975.

For over 40 years, MARR Addiction Treatment Center has been helping to facilitate total and lasting sobriety. Our podcast now allows people outside our facility to encounter the process of recovery that happens within our walls every day. As a clinical rehab facility, we treat alcoholism and drug addiction from an approach that addresses the whole person–physically, mentally and spiritually. Our recovery podcast allows you to hear our former clients and their families tell their own stories of recovery in their own words. Our counselors also discuss their approach to treatment, how they attempt to live by the same principles of recovery they ask our clients to follow, and their roles in helping facilitate our clients in their journey to sobriety.

Through some combination of a solid foundation in 12-step spirituality, committed alumni and staff, and a history of over 40 years helping facilitate lasting recovery, MARR houses a certain kind of magic that is hard to explain.

If you have ever been connected to MARR as an alumnus, staff member, volunteer, or family member, you probably know what we are talking about. It is found in little moments: when a client completes treatment, when a family takes a step forward together, or when our staff comes together to support each other. It is found within the challenging conversations of a therapeutic community. It is found in the process of learning to love oneself and fully accept others. These moments come together to create stories.

There are thousands upon thousands of stories of transformation and change, redemption and reconnection from people who have passed through MARR over the years.

We believe that these are stories worth sharing, so we have created a new way for MARR’s extended family to stay plugged into these MARR moments. We are excited to announce that we are launching a brand new podcast. Each episode will tell the story of someone who has walked through our door as a client, staff member, volunteer, or family member. We’re calling the show “The MARR Experience” because we are not as interested in people’s ideas or theories about recovery as we are in the actual lived experience of it.

In our first two episodes, you can hear the stories of two alumni who share how their experiences at MARR completely changed their lives and their relationships.

If you have comments, questions, or if you are interested in being interviewed for a future episode of “The MARR Experience,” send us an email at [email protected].

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