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Resurrection Recovery Ministry “Everything you want to know about addiction but are afraid to ask” Panel

Last night the Resurrection Recovery Ministry put together a great panel and discussion event open to anyone looking for answers about addiction. It was full of hearfelt stories, testimonies, encouragement and even some challenging (but uplifting) discussion and resources. From individuals in recovery to parents of children in recovery, and parents in recovery with children in recovery, it was insightful and full of information that we all need to know. So many of are affected by addiction. But for some…

Community Outreach Center

Since 2002 Healing House has provided recovery housing and support services primarily for those who live in our facilities. Now, through the Community Outreach Center, we are able to serve the broader Historic Northeast Kansas City community. Through the Center we provide serves to program alumni and members of the community at large. The facility serves as a friendly resource link for referral sources for individuals and families in need. We know how valuable family is, especially to those in…

Angie’s Journey to Recovery

One person whose life has been completely changed at Healing House is Angie. Her substance abuse problems started when she was about 25 years old. Though she knew alcoholism ran in her own family, she got involved with people who abused both meth and alcohol. It was not long before she was hooked as well. It did not take long for people in her life to begin noticing a change in her. So, she withdrew from others, pushing away friends…

Cardboard Testimony

Miss Cece puts together the best experiences for our participants. They range from personal finance, art, life skills, and sharing their testmoniesand encouragement and support. Check out the latest video her crew put together sharing their before and after stories.    

Melissa’s Story

Melissa was raised in a tight knit Italian home that was not marred by alcoholism or addiction. Although she started to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana with friends in high school, overall her life was pretty normal.  What Melissa did not know is that she had undiagnosed mental health issues; anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). From her early childhood, she experienced sleepless nights, panic attacks, and obsessive thoughts. In her teen years, she discovered that drinking slowed down those obsessive…

Anna’s Story

Her name is Anna Hoyt, and she has struggled with alcoholism and addiction since she was 13 years old. As a child and young adult she was painfully shy. Anna never felt like she belonged and always felt alone. At first, she used alcohol to relieve her social anxiety, and she was suddenly transformed into the life of the party. Then in her late teens, she experimented with all kinds of drugs — meth, cocaine, acid, mushrooms, etc. She was…

NOW AVAILABLE: the Bobbi Jo Movie

Bobbi Jo: Under the Influence, the documentary film about Bobbi Jo Reed and the work of Healing House was released on major platforms on Tuesday, February 16th. The film is a powerful, inspiring story of recovery, redemption, and the transformation of Northeast Kansas City. The film shows the challenges that so many individuals face, but it is also a source of hope and encouragement for those that aspire to do more in their communities. Watch the trailer or purchase here…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December is always a busy time of the year, and here at Healing House that was definitely the case. We wrapped and delivered gifts to all our program participants and it was a beautiful day on Christmas as everyone felt so loved and close despite us all not being able to be together like we usually do for Christmas due to social distancing.   As well as celebrating in our organization, we also had several community outreach events in December…

Bobbi Jo’s Christmas Message

December 1, 2020 Dear Friend, As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Savior and look forward to a New Year, we cannot help but acknowledge that 2020 has been a difficult year for all of us. Everyone’s life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents are learning to cope with children involved with at-home distance learning. For some, it has meant sheltering in place and working online at home for the first time. Others have lost loved…

Order Holiday Gift Baskets

100% of proceeds go to support Healing House Large Basket: $99.99 3 of each item: 2 lb. Loaves Bread 2 Dozen Cookies 2 lbs Fudge Small Basket: $49.99 3 of each item: l lb. loaves Bread 1 Dozen Cookies 1 lb Fudge Download the Order Form (PDF)