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News from Springs Recovery Connection
November 4th, 2020
Springs Recovery Connection Mission
To strengthen the recovery community through peer and family support, public education and advocacy.
The SRC offices are now open from 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday
7 Tips to Cope with Stress Before and After the Election
A 2020 survey conducted by CARAVAN on behalf of The Maple Counseling Center, a nonprofit mental health organization, found that 52 percent of respondents believe their mental health has suffered due to the 2020 presidential election.
That number rises to 64 percent when considering Gen- Zers and 57 percent when it comes to millennials.
Meanwhile, another recent survey found that 1 in 4 respondents felt rage and 58 percent felt worried about upcoming elections, while 38 percent said that it was affecting their sleep.
One of the most radical notions CCAR adopted in our early years is “you are in recovery if you say you are”. It is one of CCAR’s five foundational principles. Yet, this idea still spurs disbelief, contempt and even ridicule. Let me relay how CCAR embraced this; hopefully I can counter the most common disagreements.
Fear and anxiety can disable a person who has recently become involved with the Court system. Through shared lived experience from a peer coach, we walk side by side with those who are struggling to navigate the court system and requirements set forth by the Court.
My name is Joel McClelland, I've been in recovery for 65 days. During this time, my proudest accomplishment is gaining custody of my amazing newborn son. My lowest point before recovery had to be about a year ago when I was living on the streets getting high and drunk everyday. This involved stealing from any store possible just to eat and stay high.