Kittens and The Friends House – How are they related??

WELCOME TO OUR FIRST SOBER SATURDAY ARTICLE! For weeks I have been trying to write an article about The Friends House.  Something to shed light on men in recovery. Maybe because I interact less with them, or maybe because folks in early recovery often struggle with the idea of sharing their story,

WANTED! Your stories!

Drug or Alcohol Addiction? Do you have a story, or know someone who has one they would like to tell? Midcoast Recovery Coalition is looking for stories from you to add to our website! We are looking for feel good stories of recovery, not so feel good stories about addiction, or just

Coming Soon!!!

Spring is a time of new growth, fresh starts and a renewal of life.  Midcoast recovery wants to reflect on this with new and exciting information added to our web page.  We will be offering information on resources available, feel good stories, community involvement stories and personal experiences from you! Please stay

Donations are Wonderful!

We would like to thank Jeff's Vacuum in Rockport for his generous donation of an Electrolux vacuum to the Friends House!  It is because of  Jeff and other generous people that we can continue with our dedication to making our communities safe ones, and helping to combat the addictions of so many.

Ryan Gamage Stairway to Recovery – Thank you Everyone!

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3282" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Midcoast Recovery Coalition would like to thank everyone that attended the dedication ceremony on Saturday, June 6th.  It was a beautiful day to recognize Ryan and all those who fight this terrible disease. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="3303,3288,3299,3302,3300,3298,3297,3290,3289,3287"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Common Sense for Uncommon Times

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition efforts to stem the spread of Coronavirus and COVID-19 It is a challenging time for everyone and recovery residences, being communal in nature, are particularly challenging when it comes to curbing the spread of infectious diseases. However, it is this communal nature that is essential to aiding in

Success is our Mission!

When I got to the recovery house yesterday, I cried. Big, air-gulping sobs, the kind that take your breath away and make you picture spring flowers and puppies to try to calm down. I knew she was leaving. But it hit me like a tornado.... which is what she was like when

Opportunity in Crisis

Are you feeling some stress these days? Maybe you’re worried about your family, or your finances, or your community, or the world at large? Maybe the combination of these things has you feeling a little on edge? Honestly, it would be surprising if you weren’t. Compounding stressors are more challenging than the

A Gift of Birthday Lessons

As addicts, life takes on both less and more meaning. It’s much easier to see how it takes on less meaning. Often, we think of ourselves as worthless. Many of us have felt (or feel) that we have screwed up our lives so badly that we’d be better off dead. Few addicts,