Step One: "We have admitted powerlessness over drugs and alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable." This post is to help everyone reading better understand step one. This step is extremely vital in knowing the truth of alcoholism and drug addiction. There are many misconceptions of this disease that in [...]
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*Photo caption: What do the holidays look like sober? A resident’s Mother gifted several strings of lights to the house. Her son and a housemate bought more lights and set out to “decorate the house until it screamed Merry Christmas.” Junius House, December 2017.* Sober & The Holidays What are [...]
Gaston House Transitions desires all of its residents to share the same freedom Patrick has been so freely given. Watch and share this amazing testimony that shows there is hope in this world for the struggling addict. Sober & Alumni Stories: Patrick Thornhill
Every couple of month, the Gaston House invites the parents and family of the loved ones who are either coming to the house, or currently in the house to attend our family day. During family day, the staff teaches the families what addiction and alcoholism is, while also explaining the perils [...]
Gaston House Transitions Go-Karting! So much fun today with the Gaston House men at Dallas Karting Complex! We raced 65 mph go karts with a ton of laughs and wrecks!! We love being able to show these men that sobriety isn’t as boring as one might think. Gaston House Transitions strives to make that truth [...]
Gaston House Transitions and Brazos Recovery Services at Burger's Lake Saturday activity at Burgers lake in Fort Worth, Texas. Brazos Recovery Services joined the Gaston House in a day of good food and many laughs. Guys were able to play vollyball, swim in the lake, cook some good food, and most importantly [...]
Guys from both houses participating in a summer basketball tournament. The house joined in with some healthy competition between each other. Healthy competition is great at cultivating relationships in recovery.
Saturday's at Gaston House are a time for community, service, and some fun. First thing in the morning, the guys will do a work crew, essentially a deep clean of the house and landscape. This is to start our weekends off right, having a little bit of discipline, and taking ownership in the [...]
Sober & Fun. This is what we advocate for. Yes we strongly encourage direction, accountability, and getting our act together in general; but what is it all worth if we can't live life learning to have fun while being sober? And more so - living sober and having fun with community. In our experience, most people [...]
Guys from the house participated in an annual service opportunity that aims at giving the unfortunate persons of the Dallas-Fort Worth community a chance at experiencing a food filled holiday season. Throughout the day, guys helped make boxes filled with supplies that would feed a family for the holidays. Each year the house participates in [...]