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Donations Support Women Seeking Recovery
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation offers free online meetings, led by a trauma-informed coach, that connect women with like-minded peers working to improve their lives and coping skills to recover. To support their mission, SHE RECOVERS partners with organizations and accepts tax-deductible donations from individuals interested in funding their initiatives.
Finding Freedom Through Financial Sobriety
Thompson Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Ensure Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics
U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson
Washington – This week, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and David McKinley (WV-01) and Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) introduced the bipartisan Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics to increase access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs).
SHE RECOVERS Friend Kim Bellas a Guardian Angel
They say a mother’s love knows no bounds, and that is definitely true of Bellas. It applies not just to her son, Matthew Boyd, for whom she is a guardian angel but to the many followers whose lives she deeply impacts because of her unwavering commitment to staying sober. She also participated in a Christmas campaign with the SHE RECOVERS Foundation, which aims to inspire hope, reduce stigma and empower women seeking recovery.
Pandemic Drinking: Why women are turning to alcohol to cope with challenges
News 8 WTNH
A former public relations consultant turned certified SHE RECOVERS Coach says, whether you just cut back or stop drinking altogether, there’s hope on the other side. “Life is extremely different and so much better. I have a freedom now I didn’t have before,” she says. “For anyone who’s thinking about their drinking and wondering if maybe it’s too much, they’ve already answered their own question.”
Dawn Nickel & Rooted Recovery With Promises Behavioral Health
Promises Behavioral Health
Dawn’s tell-it-like-it-is wisdom has created a ripple effect where you will often hear her quotes “the shit you did is just the shit you did – it’s not who you are” and “recovering from all the things” resonating throughout many recovery realms.
SHE RECOVERS recognized as one of the 'Top 25 Sober Communities Beyond Traditional AA'
One of the biggest resources for women in recovery is SHE RECOVERS. With events, retreats, coaching, resources, and more, this community of like-minded individuals is for women who want to be stronger together in their recovery. The SR community also focuses on individual strengths, not weaknesses, as a way to inspire change.
SHE RECOVERS in the New York Times
The New York Times
Reimagine Your Relationship to Alcohol. For many, January is a month to rethink how much they imbibe, whether they’re worried about heavy drinking or just looking for a reset.
25 Women-Led Recovery Podcasts to Listen to When You Need Hope
Addiction in the Context of Intergenerational Trauma
Many models of addiction treatment espouse that mental health issues and substance abuse disorders are passed down from one generation to the next. Often, the suffering is attributed to parental modeling or genetic predisposition. However, research is revealing another component: intergenerational trauma.
Meet the Change-Makers
Eating Recovery Center
Introducing the very first episode of #MeetTheChangeMakers, a monthly video series hosted by Robyn Cruze-Harrington that spotlights amazing non-profits that you need to know about. During this kick-off episode, Robyn speaks with Dawn Nickel and Taryn Strong, the mother and daughter team and cofounders of She Recovers.
CA Newly Sober 18: Payton Kennedy
Payton Kennedy is a yoga instructor, dance facilitator, and events coordinator for SHE RECOVERS Foundation. SHE RECOVERS creates a safe space for women to recover and heal from trauma. In this episode we talk about finding ourselves and reclaiming our childhood joy. Thanks for a rad conversation, Payton! Keep up the good work!
The 17 Best Online Sobriety Support Spaces For 2021
So much of our world has gone digital, especially with the pandemic. For people in recovery who previously relied on in-person support, the need to replicate that network virtually is more important than ever.
The She Recovers Foundation’s Evolving Mission
Addiction recovery flourishes when it’s fueled by honesty. For queer, transgender and nonbinary folks who identify within women’s communities, honesty must first come from a place of safety. The She Recovers Foundation (SRF) is acutely aware of this, and recently incorporated a weekly recovery group into its programming to address the specific needs of this particular subgroup.
Dawn Nickel of She Recovers on The Many Paths To Recovery
Sometimes if you’re lucky someone reaches out to you in the early days when you’re first trying to stop drinking and shows you how to take the first steps. And for me that person was Dawn Nickel. I was thrilled to interview Dawn and talk about women and the way we recover, from all things and in all ways. I hope you love this conversation as much as I did.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation Alkermes Announced as a Recipient of 2023 Alkermes Inspiration Grant® Program
Competitive Grants Program Awards Funding to 11 Innovative Programs Focused on People Living with Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer
SHE RECOVERS Foundation will reach, educate and inspire diverse women ages 18-35 who are experiencing mental health issues, trauma and substance use. The grant will be used to create opportunities for women to develop their own holistic recovery patchworks, share their experience with other young women, and celebrate success.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation & The Retreat Join Forces to Break Barriers For Recovering Women
Partnership Highlights the Organizations’ Shared Commitment to Providing Holistic & Individualized Recovery Solutions
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation, a leading organization dedicated to supporting women in or seeking recovery, and The Retreat, a renowned non-profit addiction recovery center, are proud to announce an integrated partnership aimed at breaking barriers to recovery for women seeking help for addiction, connecting them to individualized recovery solutions, and empowering them in their healing journeys.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation Launches SHE RECOVERS: The Next Generation in Response to Youth Mental Health Crisis
Fundraising campaign will fund a youth advisory committee, recovery resources, programming, and education so young women get access to the help they need.
New meditation book inspires hope, reduces stigma, empowers all women in recovery
Dawn Nickel, PhD, co-founder of the international SHE RECOVERS® movement and nonprofit SHE RECOVERS® Foundation, has written a new meditation book, She Recovers Every Day: Meditations for Women, to inspire and empower women in any type of recovery—addressing important topics such as substance use, codependency, love addiction, workaholism, eating disorders and more.
Aware Recovery Care Announced as Presenting Sponsor of SHE RECOVERS in CHICAGO, a Three-Day Conference Experience for Women in or Seeking Recovery
Partnership Highlights the Organizations’ Shared Commitment to Empowering Individuals in Recovery and Meeting People Where They Are. The SHE RECOVERS® Foundation is proud to announce Aware Recovery Care as a SHE RECOVERS Trusted Resource and the Presenting Sponsor of SHE RECOVERS in CHICAGO, a three-day experience for women in or seeking recovery from life challenges including substance use, grief and loss, eating disorders, burnout and moral injury, chronic pain, love addiction, mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, and other obstacles often associated with trauma. Aware Recovery Care offers individuals a data-driven, in-home treatment program for drug and alcohol addiction with support from specially trained addiction professionals.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation Announces Dr. Cynthia E. Guzmán as newest Board Member of Global Organization Dedicated to Redefining Recovery, Ending Stigma, and Empowering Women Who Are in or Seeking Recovery to Heal
Ashley Judd to Keynote Alongside an Inspirational Lineup of Speakers at SHE RECOVERS® in Miami April 22-24, 2022
Anticipation is growing as SHE RECOVERS® Foundation’s signature event this April is approaching sellout. SHE RECOVERS in MIAMI is set to convene April 22 – 24, 2022 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. COVID safety practices will be in place at the event and will be enforced. While in-real-life registration is nearing a close, SHE RECOVERS is announcing the opportunity for those who cannot attend in person to participate virtually. Virtual participants will be able to join the conference for all keynote, speakers and other program elements. For more information, visit SHE RECOVERS in Miami Virtual Registration.
Alkermes announces SHE RECOVERS Foundation as one of eleven Alkermes Inspiration Grant recipients
Alkermes announced the 2021 recipients of grants from the company’s signature Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program. Grants were awarded to 11 nonprofit organizations working to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer, including programs serving historically under-resourced or underrepresented communities, including Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, women and people impacted by the U.S. criminal justice system.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation Receives $250,000 Grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to Build National Chapter Network Helping Women In or Seeking Recovery to Access the Support They Need to Heal and Grow
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation recently received a $250,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation that will go toward finalizing the organizational infrastructure of a chapter network for the nonprofit organization and global grassroots movement of more than 325,000 women who are in or seeking recovery from life challenges including trauma, substance use, grief and loss, eating disorders, burnout and moral injury, love addiction and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. The new chapter network will enable SHE RECOVERS to expand its many virtual and in-person behavioral health and recovery support platforms to women in communities throughout the United States and beyond.
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation launches new support spaces for LGBTQ+ communities
SHE RECOVERS® Foundation has created an SRF Support Group for the LGBTQ+ community. Striving to hold safer spaces for the LGBT+ community, the organization invites recovering queer women, transwomen, and non-binary individuals who identify with women’s communities, to connect and find healing through its private SRF Support Facebook Group launching Friday, June 18th and virtual SRF Support Gatherings held weekly on Sundays beginning on June 20th.
A perfect story for Mother’s Day in 2021
The story of SHE RECOVERS is indeed the perfect story for Mother’s Day. And it’s also a highly relevant story with a positive message for our time when we are facing a global mental health crisis caused by many factors. That is why more than 325,000 women are now coming together to connect, support and empower each other on SHE RECOVERS. And it is growing every day. Take a moment and see if you agree this makes a good story right now.
From sobriety to “Shark Tank”, cookie dough founder now makes sweet partnership with national recovery nonprofit
Today we announce a sweet partnership. Doughp®, an edible & bakeable cookie dough company, has selected SHE RECOVERS® Foundation to be the new beneficiary of #Doughp4Hope. Given the founder of Doughp’s personal journey to sobriety, SHE RECOVERS is a perfect match as a 501-(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide life-saving resources and support to women in or seeking recovery.
Recovery Access Coalition Welcomes Two New Organizations - glowmedia project and SHE RECOVERS® Foundation
Today, the Recovery Access Coalition (RAC), a non-profit that aims to eliminate barriers to access for FDA compliant digital health devices for substance use disorders, announced the addition of two additional organizations – the glowmedia project and SHE RECOVERS® Foundation – during National Recovery Month. Both organizations support people battling addiction. The RAC advocates on behalf of FDA compliant digital therapies, including prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs), the potentially life-changing digital therapeutics authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat substance use disorder, which may have a critical role to play for people in recovery.