Clement Johnson

Clement Johnson is a man on a mission. 145 days ago, he lived on the street, in the woods, in abandoned houses, wherever he could lay his head. He wasn’t working. He was just surviving. As of today, he’s 144 days sober, and he feels a responsibility to help others on the road to recovery […]

Susan Lyons

Susan Lyons is one of those rare people who is quietly responsible for keeping the world turning. She is a wife, mother of three boys, counselor, and leader of a faith-based recovery ministry called Free Indeed Ministries. She has locations in White Sulphur Springs and Rupert. Free Indeed provides small groups for people suffering with […]

ASK THE DOC–How can I help my family member struggling with addiction?

QUESTION: My family member needs help with substance use disorder. What do you suggest? ANSWER As an initial action, I would recommend they get established with a primary care provider that operates the practice with a Patient Centered Medical Home model. This is a designation that signifies that the clinic provides comprehensive care to patients […]

God’s Way Home

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Andrew Bailes drove from Rainelle to Leivasy to pray for a year straight. “I might’ve missed 4 or 5 days all year,” he confesses.  Andrew prayed with a small group asking God how they could help people struggling with addiction? Those prayers led to conversations with the local Day Report Center […]