Author Archives: Wade Coggeshall

Four surprising ways coffee can help people recovering from alcoholism

By Sally Writes Around 90 percent of recovering alcoholics drink coffee, with many reporting that coffee helps them feel better and retains their focus throughout the day. But this poses the question: Does coffee or caffeine really help people recover from alcohol addiction? The short answer is yes, it can. When consumed in moderation, coffee has ...

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Addressing the hidden healthcare costs in your workforce

By Jeremy Watson, director of business programs, Fairbanks Treatment and Recovery Center The issue pops up in the workplace in a thousand subtle ways. Maybe someone always needs to leave early to go meet with their high schooler’s principal. Maybe it’s consistently late arrivals. Or increasing absenteeism. Or worse, presenteeism where your empl...

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Governor receives Circle of Hope Award

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb was honored as the Richard M. Fairbanks Circle of Hope Award recipient at the 2019 Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner. The annual event, which celebrated its 18th year, is a fundraiser for Fairbanks’ patient assistance fund for those who are uninsured or under-insured. It also raises awareness about alcohol and drug addicti...

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Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner celebrates record fundraising for patient assistance

Fairbanks set another fundraising record for its annual Circle of Hope Dinner. The 2019 event raised almost $315,000 for patients who are uninsured or under-insured. The 18th annual event was conducted at The Westin Indianapolis for the first time, on April 18. Just over 550 were in attendance. Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts were once again t...

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AA manuscript to be displayed at 2019 Circle of Hope

Kyle Morris, Circle of Hope Committee member, and Barbara Elliott, Fairbanks president and CEO, recently appeared on WISH-TV’s Indy Style show for a live segment to talk about the 2019 Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner. Among the highlights of this year’s Circle of Hope is a display of the original working manuscript of Alcoholics Anonym...

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