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Meet Mark

MEET MARK Mark, a recent resident of Mariners Inn, just signed his first lease in a very long time on Jan. 19, 2016. He’s hopeful that 2016 will be his strongest year yet. He wants to become a vegetarian and rejoin the world while learning to be a spectacular grandfather and father. Mark is a father of three boys and a grandfather to five children. “This program has really helped me get back in focus with my life,” he said. At the age o...

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Mariners Inn Social Enterprise Update

Check out this Curbed Detroit article about a home Mariners Inn residents worked on through our Social Enterprise program! "Jeff Batton, one of the founders of Batton Homes, tells us that these individuals are great workers, 'Eager, supportive, and wanting to come back.'" Thank you, Batton Homes, for providing opportunity to the men of Mariners Inn! ...

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Your New Year's Resolution? Help Change A Life

Dear Friend,As you know, Mariners Inn is a place where the road to recovery is real and possible. Men work with counselors to design a realistic recovery plan but our mission doesn't just stop there. We know that the negative consequences of men dealing with substance abuse produce ripple effects in their communities.To that end, Mariners Inn also provides counseling services to families and individuals affected by adult men in their lives suffer...

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Justin's Story

Many of us take advantage of the holiday season as a time to share photos and stories highlighting the year coming to a close with our family and friends. Today I would like to share a wonderful story of change you’ve made possible through your support of recovery in 2015. Justin When Justin entered Mariners Inn’s RYPP program in summer 2015, he was struggling with severe depression, homelessness, and alcohol addiction. After being at Marin...

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Where the Magic Happens ...

Do you need inspiration today? Then you will LOVE this story of how years fly by, staff changes, but the mission of supporting recovery at Mariners Inn has stayed the same!Read "Where the Magic Happens ... The White Family & Mariners Inn" here. ...

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Just My Two Cents - from David Sampson, CEO

Normally, in the City of Detroit, when the term "The Big Three" is used, there is an automatic association with the auto industry: Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler.However, it's the time of year where the recovery community recognizes Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's as "the big three". Some of you might wonder what that means. I am glad you asked: the holidays represent a particularly difficult time for people that are new in the recove...

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Anthony's Story

Many of us take advantage of the holiday season as a time to share photos and stories highlighting the year coming to a close with our family and friends.Today I would like to share a wonderful story of change you’ve made possible through your support of recovery in 2015.Anthony At the age of 17, Anthony, now 53, was introduced to alcohol and marijuana by his friends and later became addicted to both substances. Anthony’s addiction grew and led ...

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Adopt-A-Family Featured on Street Beat

Watch here as Portia Hardrick-Brown and David Hardrick explain our annual Adopt-a-Family, and talk about ways you can get involved! ...

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Just My Two Cents – from David Sampson, CEO

Recently the internet published a despicable act of ignorance from a fast food restaurant employee that made my skin boil - not simply because of what he did, but also because he was encouraged by the people actually filming the unconscionable act of disrespect and dehumanization (video here). My initial response to the online video was sadness. That sadness quickly turned into the type of internal vigilantism that wanted to see an equal reacti...

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How You Can Help a Person in Recovery

Joseph Rizzo, MA, TLLP Lead Counselor & Outpatient Director, Mariners Inn Foster Motivation and Encouragement Helping someone achieve recovery is a process that is predicated on the individuality of the client. In most cases, the individual needs to have an internal motivation to obtain his or her own sobriety. Thus it can be difficult for others to assist a person in obtaining their own sobriety. However, within the realm of recovery ...

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Family Counseling in the Treatment Process - Interview with Treatment Director Kori Loewe

Read this article featured on Addiction Blog for more information about Mariners Inn's approach to family counseling. For more information, call 313-962-9446 or email info@marinersinn.org...

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