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Happy Recovery Month

Happy Recovery Month! What a wonderful thing to celebrate the over 25 million people who are in active recovery!

The definition of recovery is “a return to normal state of health, mind, or strength. The action process of regaining possession or control of something that was lost”. Stop for a moment and let this definition sink in, “returning, health, strength, action, control”. What a prevailing and sacred way to live life, yet all too often, instead of beauty in recovery, society chooses stigmas over stories.

Famous author and researcher, Dr. Brené Brown, has spent years studying shame and vulnerability. The following is a quote of Dr. Brown’s that I share with clients, “When we find the courage to share our experiences and the compassion to hear others tell their stories, we FORCE shame out of hiding and end the silence.” Again, dear reader, think of this courage + compassion = the absence of shame. One of the components of shame with which I see my clients struggle is stigmas. “Addicts, dirty screens, crackheads, selfish, criminals, bad parents, bad people, welfare leeches” the list of stigmas can go on and on. The lack of compassion from society that pushes sick people into the shade and robs them of courage; feeding shame.  The tidal wave of stigmas for persons with substance use disorder and their families who love them is overwhelming. And yet….hope calls, recovery whispers…health, strength, action, control…stories not stigmas.

My friends, this is where I briefly step in to share my story as a substance use disorder and mental health counselor at Family Service Society, Inc.  Do you remember the workings of driving out shame; courage and compassion? I work for an agency where compassion is at the heart of every action. It flows like energy through each employee. It welcomes each client to come, take courage, and tell their story fully. Our substance use treatment program includes trauma treatment such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), groups like Seeking Safety, and partners with the community to serve alongside Family Recovery Courts, which help provide the catalyst for generational change.

Passion for change at FSSI sees the stigmas and equips their employees with effective tools to help people shape newer, healthier stories where stigmas cannot stay. 25 million people celebrate recovery this September. 25 million people wait to share their stories. Each breath, each phrase, each sentence, cause stigmas to weaken, shame to flee, and courage and compassion to rise and change to flow; an energizing restoration. We are stronger together!

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We're Radiant Health.

As of January 18, 2023, Grant Blackford Mental Health and Family Services Society, two organizations that merged in April 2022, rebranded under the unified name Radiant Health.

We’re excited for you to meet the new us, and to get a chance to help work together on the new you.

How we help.

When you’re in the middle of it, addiction can feel like a dead-end road. We know for certain that it isn’t. Just like any mental health challenge, addiction is an obstacle on our path. And, with some innovation and hardwork, we can work our way around it. On the other side of that obstacle is a bright future with healthy relationships, purpose-driven life, and a profound joy that’s been missing for all too long.

What do we mean?

Like so many things, mental health is passed down through families. Through behaviors, mirroring, and conditioning, we learn so much of what we know from those closest to us. Oftentimes that’s for the better, sometimes it’s not. At Radiant Health, we’re here to help ensure that your family makes purpose and joy as hereditary as any trait you might pass down to future generations. With a bit of hard word, together, we can make joy run in your family. 

What is Better?

Better ≠ perfect. Better means a path of continuous improvement; of evolution. When we focus on getting 1% better, 1% brighter every single day., we’re able to see the joy in the moment, while feeling the pride that comes with taking the reins over your life and working hard on yourself.  Here at Radiant, to focus on your future, we move towards it one achievable step at a time. 

What is Better Care?

When we talk about “brighter, better care” through our specialized services it boils down to 3 simple ideas. First, better care is safer care. Our facilities and staff are trained and equipped to offer safe, secure facilities during any stay. Second, better care is a respect for dignity. We believe in the dignity of every human being and we treat each person with the same level of respect. Finally, better care is the pursuit of purpose. Our treatment is designed with the firm belief that every person has purpose and, through it, finds joy.

What to Expect?

At Radiant Health you can expect a warmth and cheer that are rare in the mental health space. We believe firmly that the commitment to mental health is a commitment to finding purpose, but also discovering joy in the pursuit of it. Walking through our doors is a simple and transparent process. You’ll begin with an initial consultation with our expert staff, developing a blueprint, and taking that first step towards incremental improvement.