Author: Doug Gould

Taking the Message of Hope against Heroin

Here is why the team at the Foundations for Recovery will never stop providing services to our community. We must continue to take the message of HOPE to our community. Please consider joining our team with through prayer, financial support and volunteering. We are in need of HELP! Please consider becoming a monthly supporter of FFR today! Simply click on the “Support FFR” icon and thank you again for your support. http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/17/health/west-virginia-city-has-27-heroin-overdoses-in-4-hours/...

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Developing God’s Perspective

Hey Friends, Recently I was conversing with a new participant at the Foundations for Recovery when he made a comment regarding his struggles with addiction behavior. During our conversation he described his frustration on his several attempts at sobriety by stating this comment; “Doug, you have no idea what I have been through, does God really care about wanting to help me?” I immediately sensed his hopelessness and of course his fear, but at that moment I began to look beyond the comment and decipher that their was more to his story than he was not telling me. So, I did what any normal counselor, mentor, therapist, sponsor or clergyman would do, “I answered his question with a question.” “What make you doubt that God does not care about you?” I asked. That question instantly brought a stillness to his demeanor. He then leaned forward in his chair and replied, “because I have started so many times wanting to get clean and live a normal life but I just see no way out.” I smiled briefly and as I organized my thoughts I began to recall the numerous times I hid in isolation of my own home while suffering with my addiction to alcoholism thinking the exact same thing. As he sat with his head down I began to explain from my own recovery that although I may have...

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Learn 2 Hope Training Workshop

Hey Friends, We at the Foundations for Recovery are now accepting reservations (seats are limited) to our upcoming educational training series entitled “Learn 2 Hope.” Our November class features an in depth look and understanding of the 12 steps of Alcohol Anonymous. We are excited at FFR to secure our special guest Ron Dunn Ron Dunn (Owner of “The Coop de ville” for this incredible teaching. Come learn firsthand as Ron takes you through each step of provides insight on the meaning of each. This 9 hour training will surely provide you with the necessary information to apply the...

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Did you know that over 80% of homes in America are directly affected by Addiction?

What Parents & Family Members are saying about “Learn 2 Hope” “This class truly is amazing, I have learned so much from Doug along with getting the support I need from other families going through what I am facing daily with my son caught in addiction.” Anonymous “FFR has been a life changing experience for our family. The support we receive is such a blessing.” Art “FFR has educated me on addiction & enabling the addict or alcoholic. They have given me strength and love.” Anonymous “My new friends in the group and FFR have been the support &...

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Resources

Upcoming Events

Oct
22
Mon
6:00 pm Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery  | Medford | Oregon | United States
Anchor of Hope is a parent and family member support group offered through the Foundations for Recovery in Medford, OR. This group exists to bring healing and hope to those who are affected by a[...]
Oct
24
Wed
6:00 pm Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery
Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery  | Medford | Oregon | United States
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.[...]
Oct
29
Mon
6:00 pm Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery  | Medford | Oregon | United States
Anchor of Hope is a parent and family member support group offered through the Foundations for Recovery in Medford, OR. This group exists to bring healing and hope to those who are affected by a[...]
Oct
31
Wed
6:00 pm Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery
Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gambling Anonymous Meetings @ Foundations for Recovery  | Medford | Oregon | United States
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.[...]
Nov
5
Mon
6:00 pm Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Anchor of HOPE @ Foundations for Recovery  | Medford | Oregon | United States
Anchor of Hope is a parent and family member support group offered through the Foundations for Recovery in Medford, OR. This group exists to bring healing and hope to those who are affected by a[...]