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Open for Business at the WRC
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Open for Business at the WRC

Like many other essential businesses, the Women’s Recovery Center has made changes to improve safety for our staff and clients. This includes reducing onsite hours and virtual treatment for our clients. We continue to remain open for new clients as we know this is a difficult time for those affected by mental health and substance...

COVID-19 Updates and Our Appreciation
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COVID-19 Updates and Our Appreciation

Out of an abundance of caution, the Women's Recovery Center will transition to limited onsite hours and offer telehealth services to continue to provide critical support to our clients. Beginning Monday, March 23 our operating hours will be: Mondays: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Fridays: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Our phone lines...

WRC on The Takeaway
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WRC on The Takeaway

As a result of a press release concerning the Women’s Recovery Center’s Miracles of Recovery Breakfast on May 7th we received an email from Alexandra Botti, a producer with the nationally syndicated public radio program The Takeaway out of New York City. The show airs in 400+ stations across the United States.  Alexandra Botti is...

St. Patrick’s Day
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St. Patrick’s Day

For St. Patrick’s Day limericks encourage us to consider the pranks played by leprechauns, pots of gold and of course rainbows. The day only comes once a year To wear green, see parades and say, “Cheers!” Just don’t over imbibe Why not liberate a Life and Donate the price o’One Green Beer! The Women’s Recovery...

Government Shutdown
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Government Shutdown

On Day 31 of the Partial Government Shutdown we are learning that furloughed government employees are facing a second pay day with a zero on their paycheck.  Each day as the partial government is extended, we hear more stories of the impact of these “paychecks.”  Stories have emerged of furloughed employees withdrawing funds from retirement,...

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Childcare at the WRC

The lack of safe and affordable access to childcare remains the number one barrier for women seeking addiction treatment.  After the reconfiguration of the Women’s Recovery Center’s, we now offer on-site childcare so that women can bring their children with them to the WRC. While the Mother is engaged in treatment, children from the ages...

Sherwin-William’s Women’s Club 2018 Belle Award
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Sherwin-William’s Women’s Club 2018 Belle Award

The Women’s Recovery Center was honored receive the 2018 Belle Award by the Sherwin-William’s Women’s Club and the Sherwin-Williams Foundation on Tuesday, November 13th at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Thank you to the Sherwin-Williams Corporate Headquarters‘s Women’s Club for recognizing the Women’s Recovery Center with the Belle Award named after William Sherwin’s daughter Belle to...

How to Seek Help
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How to Seek Help

Far too often family members and friends of addicts are uncertain how to seek help for someone that is in a spiral of active addiction. For family and friends there can be a feeling of desperation to make a difference. We often look towards courts, probation officers and social workers to make those referrals, but...

Ohio Issue 1
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Ohio Issue 1

On Tuesday, November 6th, Ohioans will be headed to the polls to determine the fate of Ohio Issue 1 also known as  the Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment  and Rehabilitation Amendment. The legislation would change the state’s constitution to reduce drug penalties and send fewer people to prison. Individuals caught using or possessing drugs would face...

Harvey Weinstein – Trauma and Addiction
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Harvey Weinstein – Trauma and Addiction

This morning at approximately 7:30 a.m., Harvey Weinstein, the former powerful Hollywood Producer, surrendered to the police department in Manhattan amid allegations of undisclosed sex crimes.  Since October 2017, it was shocking to see how much he has aged in that time and he stumbled as he approached the Police Department.  He was fingerprinted, photographed,...