Live More Recovery

Recovery and Beyond

About


Live More Recovery provides SOLUTION focused services for individuals and families who have a desire to find, share and live more fully within their individual recovery paths.

We purposely have designed our services to be welcoming to any person regardless of their "obsession". We have found that the principles of recovery including 12 steps, empathy, connection, open-mindedness, and self-compassion are common solutions to complex problems. It is our goal to focus on solution rather than the problem.

At Live More Recovery you will find individuals who have realized that merely removing the "problem" from their life did not equate to "living fully". While the goal to "fix a loved one" or overcome an obsession with drugs, alcohol, food, gambling etc., may be enough for some, individuals at Live More Recovery desire to advance beyond the problem. By doing so, they continue to grow and serve each other, their families, community and higher powers in ways that are healthy and meaningful.

As a wise person once said "If we aren't growing, we're going". Once "recovered", we believe the process can be a fun fulfilling journey that lasts a lifetime! If you need recovery, are bored/stagnant or seeking to take your recovery to the next level, Live More Recovery might be for you.

Live More Recovery offers counseling, coaching, support meetings and professional intervention services. Scroll down to learn more.

Attention: Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak we are currently holding Zoom meetings at 7:00pm on Wednesday evenings. Please contact LiveMoreRecovery@gmail.com for Zoom meeting log on information

Meetings:

Wednesdays 7:30pm
Colonial Hills United Methodist Church
5247 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230
Park in the back of the church and enter through the door marked "The Back Door Youth Center""

Group meetings are self sustaining. We pass the hat.

Your personal anonymity is up to you. We believe it is your right to share anything you want about YOU with the world. We believe sharing with others opens the door to hope for those still suffering and encourage sharing your recovery story as you feel called to do so. Confidentiality is another matter. As a group we want to protect your privacy. Our members agree that who we see here and what we hear here, stays here. This is a safe place.

Recovery Starts Where You Are And Goes Where You Take It!

Where do you want to go?

Live More Recovery!

Services


Support Meetings

Solution focused support groups.

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Counseling and Coaching

Adolescents, Adults and Family Members

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Intervention

Removing barriers and providing access to care.

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Live

Transitive Verb \"liv"\

Origin: Before 900; Middle English liven, Old English lifian, libban; cognate with Dutch leven, German leben, Old Norse lifa, Gothic liban 1. Having Life. 2. To pass through or spend the duration of time. 3. To exhibit vigor, gusto, or enthusiasm. " "lived life to the fullest" 4. To experience first hand 5. To be thoroughly absorbed by or involved with. 5. To act or be in accordance with. Synonyms: Be alive, abide, exist, pursue, continue, reside.

Articles


Stress is a top trigger for anxiety, depression and relapse. STOP is a quick technique for recognizing and managing stress.

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When a loved one is in trouble we want and need to take action, but how do we tell the difference between helping and enabling? How do we get through the situation, "guilt-free" and still in tact?

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Over the years we have matured as an industry and have grown to realize that there are many pathways to recovery. To limit ourselves to just one methodology can limit the possibilities of long term recovery. Below is the working definition developed over several years with input from professionals, laymen and individuals in recovery from across the country. Published and developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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Recently I received an email from my doctor listing their holiday hours. On the bottom was this little "Oh by the way" type filler which I'm sure most people wouldn't even scroll down to. (I did because I'm learning about social networking etc.). When I read this I thought the patients might have been better served placing this information first followed by holiday hours. I mean, this is good helpful stuff! Yes, much is common sense but always a good reminder. Flu and cold season, holidays, stress, finances. etc. This is a relapse trigger time of year! Apparently even the CDC knows our vulnerabilities! Taking care of the simple things can help prevent a lot of BIG things. Click on this for some helpful steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy.

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MORE

Adverb: /môr/

Old English manig, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch menig and German manch . 1. comparative of much. 2. to a greater extent. 3. extremely (used before an adjective conveying a positive feeling or attitude) Synonyms: to a greater extent, further, some more, better,

Resources


Resources
211 - Dial 211 for referrals to many social service agencies.CHCS - OSAR - This is where you go if you don't have insurance and need a referral to inpatient treatment 210-223-7233

Alpha Home- Womens Substance Use Treatment -State Funded 210-735-3822

CHCS - OSAR - This is where you go if you don't have insurance and need a referral to inpatient treatment 210-223-7233

In The Rooms - An online gathering of recovery meetings for many different fellowships. - www.intherooms.com

Lifetime Recovery - Mens Substance Use Treatment - State Funded 210-633-0201

Overeaters Anonymous - https://oasanantoniodotcom.wordpress.com

Oxford House - Sober Living Homes - Oxfordhouse.org

Recovery Werks - Support in New Braunfels  for Teens and Parents - www.recoverywerks.org

Volunteers of America - Inpatient Substance Use Treatment for Women with Children. -State Funded 210-558-0731

SACADA - Recovery Coaches, Offender Education Classes, Prevention resource center - 210-225-4741

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous www.sanantonioslaa.org

Substance Abuse Professionals of Texas- DOT Substance Abuse Professional Evaluations, Non DOT/EAP Evaluation, Offender Education (DWI, MIP, Victim Impact, Drug Offender) for Bexar, Kendall, Kerr, Comal. Atascosa, Bandera and Gillespie Counties - 210-846-1819

YRCC - Recovery coaching and support meetings for youth, ages 13-21 - 210-545-5311

IMPORTANT COMMUNITY VENTURES
Recovery Oriented Systems of Care - Meets last Monday of every month at Alamo Heights UMC -8025 E Basse Rd. 78209 10:00am-Open to the public, providers and anyone wanting to make a difference in the community. This group will be hosting the 2018 BIG TEXAS RALLY for RECOVERY and can use your help!

Recovery

noun re·cov·ery \ ri-ˈkə-və-rē , -ˈkəv-rē \

Origin: Late Middle English (denoting a means of restoration): from Anglo-Norman French recoverie, from recovrer ‘get back’. 1. A return to a normal state of health, mind or strength. Synonyms: recuperation, convalescence, return to health, process of getting better, rehabilitation, healing, rallying improvement, picking up, betterment, amelioration 2. The action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost. Synonyms: retrieval, regaining, repossession, getting back, recapture, reclamation, recouping, retaking, redemption

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