Read what’s happening in the UGM community - residents, staff, volunteers.

We are bound together by our stories.

The Negative Split: Run for Recovery

Feb 13, 2020 4:16:53 PM

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the Negative Split has been postponed until September 27.

“Start strong. Finish stronger.” That’s the tagline for the Negative Split, but we think it fits well with recovery, as well. Making the choice to change is step one, but sticking with it requires a great deal of strength.

The 'Whole Person' Approach to Recovery

Feb 6, 2020 2:00:36 PM

Dr. Wolfe's wife was in a car accident involving a man who had substance abuse issues. His professional life as an expert in nueropsychlogy allowed them to forgive and advocate for his recovery in court. Read more about UGM's whole person approach to recovery.

Generosity at UGM Thrift Stores

Jan 22, 2020 5:11:45 PM

Ministries at UGM are fueled by generosity and hard work. Our volunteer, Laurie commits 40 hours a week to our ministries.

Running on the Road to Recovery

Jun 26, 2019 12:34:00 PM

Running is much more than physical exercise for the residents in UGM Women's Recovery, who are training for a half-marathon in September.

God changed me through UGM.

Apr 25, 2019 1:59:36 PM

Phil was sure his meth-fueled home invasion was going to land him in prison. When God gave him a second chance, Phil sought help in UGM recovery.

Beyond Sobriety to Life Transformation

Mar 6, 2019 11:50:15 AM

Life transformation must start from the inside. Sobriety, stable relationships and health are natural outgrowth of transformation, but it is much more than changes in behavior.

Recovery Changes People.

Jan 24, 2019 2:33:07 PM

Meet Community Engagement Coordinator Linda Cook and learn about her ambitious goal to enrich the lives of everyone who partners with UGM.

Real people. Real change.

Sep 21, 2018 5:35:11 PM

The UGM 2018 fall campaign features real people who wanted to change their lives and found the way forward because people like you gave to make it possible.

I am no one's Savior.

Sep 5, 2018 5:17:05 PM

Working in recovery can be discouraging. People relapse. And we feel like we've failed.

Recovery: a story of brokenness and healing

Dec 19, 2014 3:34:50 PM

If we wrote our own stories, we'd probably leave out all the pain and suffering, but often, that's where the growth comes in. There is beauty in brokenness and recovery.