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UGM Crisis Shelter: A Safe Haven for Women

Oct 14, 2021 11:17:50 AM

Written by Heather Pollock, UGM Women’s Recovery alumna and Crisis Shelter employee. 

Stories. Everyone has one. My story with Union Gospel Mission begins seven years ago, when I was broken, lost, alone and desperate. I had just checked out of a mental health facility and had nowhere to go. 

Women's Recovery: Reflecting the God Who Sees

Jul 23, 2020 1:16:27 PM

UGM's Jana Ross discusses childhood neglect, trauma, and God's pursuit of the damaged heart.

From Victim to Victor: a Story of LIFE Recovery

Jul 9, 2020 12:11:45 PM

2020 LIFE Recovery alum, Amber Fries, was once hooked on codependent relationships. Today, however, she has a new life.

Dyann escaped domestic violence but had nowhere to go

Apr 4, 2018 12:45:26 PM

Healing from abuse started with finding a safe place to sleep and food to eat. But Dyann found much, much more at the Crisis Shelter.

The Cycle of "Love"

Apr 8, 2015 2:55:00 PM

UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm sheds light on relationship addiction - what it is and how it affects the women at UGM.

The Reason Why

Mar 13, 2015 4:58:00 PM

A picture of the why people become addicts or enter into a relationship with someone struggling with addiction.

Addicted to Men

Sep 26, 2014 3:24:00 PM

Amanda, a victim of domestic violence, explains the difficulty of recovering from being addicted to men.

White-Water Rafting as Part of Recovery

Jun 6, 2014 12:34:00 PM

White-water rafting gives women in recovery opportunity to practice trust.