Stigma and shame over mental health illness and substance use disorder (SUD) keep people from asking for the help they need and can prevent them from ever entering into recovery. Here are some experiences from three people in our community who felt shamed by providers who were supposed to be helping them: “One time,
Recovery takes time and support.
Recovery Café Longmont supports adults as they rebuild their lives and break the cycle of addiction, or overcome a recent crisis or trauma. We strive to stand in the gap between crisis and stability by fostering community-building and life-empowerment.
Recovery Café teaches members to live in recovery.
Our members are welcomed into a community that focuses on building long-term mental and physical health as well as maintaining sobriety. We help each individual reclaim their life as a person worthy of giving and receiving love. Whether in crisis, newer to recovery, in long-term recovery, after a relapse, during a difficult life change, or mental health transition, the Café is a place of support and stability for all individuals seeking freedom and fulfillment.
Recovery Café Longmont is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, and Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Membership is free and all are welcome. We are a private, nonprofit organization.
Members must be drug and alcohol free for 24-hours, contribute to the Café and to the healing of others, and attend a weekly Recovery Circle.
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Social Wellness-What Does It Mean to You? Social wellness involves building healthy, nurturing relationships as well as fostering a genuine connection with those around you. These relationships can offer support and increase resilience in times of distress. This July, Recovery Café Longmont celebrated Social Wellness Month— a time to honor social relationships and their impact
Written by staff member Becky Milanksi, Colorado Peer & Family Specialist May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Recovery Café Longmont is taking an active role in talking about mental health with our members and our community. Since the start of the pandemic, we have become even more aware of how important mental health is.
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