June 2023 – A Pride-Filled Journey

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Cheerful gay pride and lgbt festival

Cultivating self-compassion is an essential aspect of addiction recovery but it takes time, dedication, and hope.

“Coming out as a young gay man my senior year of high school was traumatic. My first acceptance was accepting the fact that I was a gay man, and that I had to be true to myself and live an out and open life.”

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Mountainside hosted a pizza party prior to the Friday night AA meeting where alumni could socialize and enjoy being together before heading to the meeting. Check out this event and others!

Alumni 2023  Pizza Social

With summer right around the corner, we asked our online community to share what they like to eat at BBQ’s and picnic’s. Check out the responses and add your own!

Recovery Coach Alex Lahr shares how coming out as LGBTQIA+ can be scary and also feel like pure liberation. The same can be said for coming out as sober. Check out Alex’s story.


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