La Verna Lodge for Women celebrates one year anniversary!

This month La Verna Lodge for Women celebrates its one year anniversary! The Lodge offers a peaceful and private setting for women as they begin the healing process and embrace a new life in recovery. Our holistic program encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual sides of women and addiction. Since our opening, 34 women have chosen La Verna Lodge.

The female residents enjoy the beautiful setting filled with wildlife and nature. They love the river that flows through the property, spending time on the patio and around the fire pit, and the scenic drive up to the house. The property is perfect for physical exercise and wellness activities. One group of women started a vegetable garden where they grew tomatoes, peppers, green beans, radishes, squash, cucumber and romaine, which they then used for meal planning and cooking together. These women are creative and have had much success with expressive art therapy – collages, crafts, bead work, drawing, sewing, etc.

These are just a few of the highlights! Would you like to learn more about La Verna Lodge for Women? Please visit their website www.lavernalodge.com or contact Susan Day, Regional Relationship Manager, at sday@fairbankscd.org.