News from Springs Recovery Connection
February 3rd, 2021
Springs Recovery Connection Mission
To strengthen the recovery community through peer and family support, public education and advocacy.
What Does it Mean to Be Sober Curious?
Do you often wonder what life would be like without alcohol? Do you use alcohol to overcome social anxiety? Do you question why alcohol is present at every event? Do you hate the all-or-nothing mentality that comes with sobriety? Maybe you don’t have to drink, but you often do and wish you didn’t. Sober curiosity might be for you.

Springs Recovery Connection Receives Guidestar GOLD!
GuideStar Seals of Transparency indicate that a nonprofit has provided key information to its GuideStar profile. This recognition shows commitment to transparency. By providing up-to-date information, nonprofits allow potential donors and funders to make educated decisions.

Recovery Hero: Susan P.
Hello my name is Susan Petrucci and I have been in recovery for 14 months.
Today the thing I am most proud of is loving who I am and having faith in who I am becoming. I don’t always take the right path or make the right choices, but I am able to forgive myself, learn from my mistakes and move on! Never have I been more comfortable in my own skin.

SRC is Looking for a New Home
Springs Recovery Connection has growing pains! Since 2020 our staff has expanded from 4 regular employees to over 25 staff, contractors and interns. Do you have a space? Please contact Rebecca Berg, Director of Resource Development.

Teens and Rx Meds: What You Should Know
Prescription drugs are the most commonly misused substances by teens after marijuana and alcohol. When teens misuse prescription drugs and take them in different amounts or for reasons other than as they are prescribed, they affect the brain and body in ways very similar to illicit drugs.

2020’s Word of the Year: “Resilience” — and Five Tips to Help You Maintain it in 2021
Every year, we try to find a word to encompass the past 12 months, and there were some to be expected: coronavirus, pandemic, and lockdown. But the one we chose may be less obvious: resilience. There is no denying that 2020 was hard. But for all of its trials and tribulations, we made it to 2021.

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Springs Recovery Connection's Updated Office Hours
Due to COVID-19 and regulations reinstated by the El Paso County Health Department, our office is now closed to all walk in traffic. Please call us for more information 719-465-2295.
Springs Recovery Connection
1930 W. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904