Our mission at the Beacon of Life is to create an environment that empowers women in crisis to achieve positive long-term change. We seek to accomplish this through trauma-informed, equity-centered, evidence-based residential facilities and programming based on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, social, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and spiritual.
My addiction stemmed from a college softball knee injury. Years after the injury, after two surgeries and having a screw put in to address the lingering damage, I became addicted to pain pills. I started illegally obtaining them which ultimately lead me to prison. I had heard a lot about
the Beacon of Life, so…
I started using drugs in my mid-twenties, and before I went to prison, I was using heavily and not supporting my family like I should have been. Drugs had taken control of me; I had no support and my life had spiraled out of control. I was arrested and sent to prison. I didn’t want to go back down that road and knew I needed...
After several unhealthy relationships, drug usage, and losing my children, I became lost and depressed. It was after leaving an unhealthy living situation and spending the night in the sculpture park when I knew I needed help. I was broken, lonely, and trusted no one. I was admitted to Broadlawns Hospital and able to get a little sleep, but after…
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Are you or someone you care about interested in staying at The Beacon? Immerse yourself, or your loved one in an environment that empowers women to attain positive long-term change. Apply today to be considered!