Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

Connection: A Way Out of Addiction

I am nearly six years sober. As I think back on my journey, I can’t imagine finding recovery from my addiction without a group of people supporting me. The community that has had the most influence on me has been CLDI and the Hannah House. We’re a family at the Hannah...

A Bright Future

A Bright Future

I came to the Hannah House in June of 2019 and started working to be reunified with my two sons. The Hannah House staff wrapped their arms around me, loved me, and helped me begin to build a stable foundation. I started to dream of a future where I would feel safe and...

Restoration through Relationship:  An Intern’s Experience

Restoration through Relationship: An Intern’s Experience

One of the first things you see when you cross the train tracks to get over to the street where I now live is a sign that reads, “The South Side, the Bright Side of the Tracks”. I hadn’t noticed it the first time I came to the place I’m now calling home. Instead, I...

Relapse Prevention Program Supporting New Beginnings

Relapse Prevention Program Supporting New Beginnings

Remember when you started that new 'healthy eating' diet and decided to cut out sugar or carbohydrates? How long did that last? Or the time when you decided it was time to get in shape and join the gym only to stray from your original intentions and wind up back at...

Answering God’s Call

Answering God’s Call

When I moved into Hannah House, I could not have dreamed the Lord would be preparing me for a position in ministry and leadership. I was only five months sober and had reached rock bottom. But, the one thing I’ve learned is this—the Lord shines His brightest in our...