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#MeToo
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#MeToo

On October 5th following an expose by the New York Times of allegations of sexual harassment and assault by a Hollywood producer,  women began sharing experiences at the hands of their perpetrators on social media. The #MeToo posts illustrate the magnitude of sexual assault and harassment  that extends to nearly all industries. For the Women’s...

Public Health Emergency
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Public Health Emergency

Our hard work may be paying off.  On Thursday, the Trump administration officially declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.  This declaration is an important first step.  This declaration falls short, however, of declaring a National State of Emergency to designate Federal relief funding.  Each day in the United States 100 women, daughters, mothers...

Hands of Golden Touch
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Hands of Golden Touch

There is often a common and consistent theme as the staff and clients eagerly await our movement from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of this construction project.  Yolanda, a Licensed Massage Therapist, generously gifted the staff and clients with a 15-20 minute chair massage on a day that everyone needed relation and some self-care.  Yolanda...

I-X Christmas Connection
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I-X Christmas Connection

The Women’s Recovery Center is thrilled to partner with the I-X Christmas Connection. Earlier this year, the Women’s Recovery Center was selected to serve as the Charitable Partner of this year’s show. This incredible honor will enable us to have a large presence at the show and raise awareness concerning the Opioid Crisis and the...

Get Involved: Advocate for the Women’s Recovery Center
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Get Involved: Advocate for the Women’s Recovery Center

So often in the last ten months the phrase “if you are not at the table then you are probably on the menu” has inspired advocacy.  That phrase has more truth as the impact of the signed Executive Order details were released last week.  The Women’s Recovery Center is fully engaged on the front lines...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Each October with the changing of the season, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed to give us opportunity to deepen our understanding of the issues, share resources, grieve for those that lost their lives, and support the survivors. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, in the United States, an average of 20 people...

Thank You to the Sherwin – Williams Women’s Club
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Thank You to the Sherwin – Williams Women’s Club

Last month, the Women’s Recovery Center was invited to attend the Sherwin – Williams Women’s Club meeting aboard the Good Times III.  Nicole Eyderdam, President, introduced the Center to the approximately 250 club members in attendance.  That evening, the Club President announced that the Women’s Club was granting $1,500 to the Center for our new on-site...

First Phase of Construction
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First Phase of Construction

Since March 6th, nine staff members, four interns and 45 clients were sealed in this confining temporary space to work throughout the renovation and reconfiguration of the Women’s Recovery Center, but in 32 more days, we will emerge from this first phase construction and begin using our newly renovated space.  Frances Lynn, LPCC, ATR, our Art...

Defeat the Cassidy-Graham Act
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Defeat the Cassidy-Graham Act

Please call your Senators and urge them to defeat the Cassidy-Graham legislation. Each version of the replace and repeal efforts by Congressional leaders further marginalizes Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens. If the Cassidy-Graham Act were to pass, up to 700,000 Ohioans are at risk of losing access Medicaid expansion without any replacement.  In addition, 200,000 Ohioans...

8th Annual Client Graduation
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8th Annual Client Graduation

The Women’s Recovery Center celebrated the 8th annual Client Graduation at the Cleveland Airport Marriott.  The event was attended by more than 125 graduates, family members, sponsors and Community leaders.  Forty-seven women were eligible to graduate from the Women’s Recovery Center’s addiction treatment facility and the graduation ceremony gives everyone a glimpse at the hard...