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Road back from opioid addiction in metro Detroit

Mariners Inn featured in Detroit Free Press profile:Article here...

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Meet the Young Professionals Board

On August 23, the Young Professionals Board of Mariners Inn hosted their Meet and Greet event at Mariners Inn. The YPB is made up of like-minded volunteers, ages 18-35, who have a desire to make change in their community and break down the stigma of addiction. Members of the YPB invited residents and staff members into the conference room for conversation and refreshments. The YPB introduced themselves to residents and staff members by way of p...

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Meet Our Summer Interns!

Latasha, Clinical Mental Health InternHow did you get involved with Mariners Inn?I work for an organization that often refers clients to Mariners Inn.Why does the mission of Mariners Inn matter to you?The mission matters because Mariners Inn offers an array of services that cater to the entire family, not just the individual. What advice would you give someone interested in getting involved with Mariners Inn?Volunteer because Mariners Inn offers ...

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Just My Two Cents: Approaches to Recovery

What approach do you think works best for people in recovery? I felt compelled to write a brief note around a couple treatment and recovery models (or approaches) associated with the disease of addiction and one of the unfortunate consequential characteristics of active addiction: homelessness. My interest in this subject matter is directly related to the work we do here at Mariners Inn, my years of experience as a social worker work...

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Addiction, Homelessness, and Recovery Reading List

Read A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown “This tells a story from a child's perspective of having a drug addicted parent who dies” – Polly McCalister, Housing Director Clean by David Sheff “David writes about being clean and that there are layers to addiction ... interesting book!!!!” – Polly McCalister, Housing Director Research The State of Homelessness in America 2015 Report – recommended by David Sampson, CEORecovery Management...

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Just My Two Cents: Recovery Oriented System of Care

Just My Two Cents David Sampson, MSW, LMSW, Mariners Inn CEO Recovery Oriented System of Care: Peer Recovery Support Services and the Necessity for Recovery Housing It is my firm empirical, professional, and personal belief that peer recovery support services and recovery housing are essential elements to ensure the type of long-term sobriety necessary in helping to rebuild communities that have been devastated by the disease of addiction. Th...

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Video Tour of Mariners Inn

"This is not just a treatment center - it's a community." Click here to watch an insider's tour of Mariners Inn! ...

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Check out our Spring 2016 Newsletter

Read our just-published Spring 2016 Newsletter to find out more about recovery at Mariners Inn and ways you can get involved!...

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A Message from our CEO on the new Cass Park Historic District

As many of you may know, in a unanimous decision the Detroit City Council voted to exclude Mariners Inn from the Cass Park Historic District on April 19, 2016. The decision removes the uncertainty of being able to explore and control our own destiny in terms of the future. The statement that Bishop Wendell N. Gibbs Jr. made following the decision rings true for all of us - “Today’s decision shows a recognition for the ongoing work going on at th...

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