“Somehow, by the grace of God, I found my way to Fairbanks.”
INDIANA BUSINESS OWNER GIVES BACK TO FAIRBANKS FOR BEING THERE AT HIS TIME OF NEED. There are many reasons for supporting the mission of Fairbanks. For some, it’s just one of many worthwhile charitable causes. But for others, such as one Indiana business owner, it’s a heartfelt way of giving back, a repayment for the gift of sobriety af...Read More
35 years sober. And grateful for every minute.
SPECIAL NOTE: In 2020, Fairbanks will mark our 75th year of helping individuals live in recovery. It’s fitting then, that the first blog post of the year celebrates 35 years of sobriety from one of our amazing alumni, Jerry Conner. 35 YEARS LATER, JERRY CONNER CONTINUES TO CELEBRATE THOSE WHO LED HIM TO FAIRBANKS. Police work is dangerous a...Read More
Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.
Written by John Adams, Indianapolis business leader and recovering alcoholic I’ve had a great life. I was born into a loving family. I never had to worry about where my next meal was coming from or where we would live. My parents are still married and supported us into adulthood. I was raised Catholic, attended private Catholic grade and high s...Read More
Alcohol use disorder: When is drinking a problem?
Over the past few months, a conversation about alcohol use has been center stage in the national news. Stories about underage drinking, blacking out and harmful behavior associated with alcohol use are quite common in many families around the world. The rise of the opioid epidemic in the U.S. has rightly caught our attention, but overshadowed a muc...Read More