Story by Dr. Sam Pirozzi Straight and Narrow Inc., is one of the oldest and largest inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment facilities in New Jersey. Straight & Narrow is a Catholic Charities agency headquartered in Paterson, N.J. The agency has a staff of 300 and provides services for approximately 1,000 individuals a day. Since its inception in 1954.Straight & Narrow, Inc. has developed treatment and prevention … Continue reading The “Jazz Priest” legacy lives on through the Straight and Narrow Gospel Choir
Scott Strode is the CEO and founder of Phoenix MultiSport a non profit fitness club out to transform the loneliness of post acute withdrawal by introducing community and physical activity. Thousands of people attend this gym for free each year and reclaim their identity. Continue reading Called From Darkness – A gym owner’s mission to give those with addiction disorder the opportunity to thrive.
Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest an author and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. We interviewed him for our new film “Called from Darkness.” In the interview he discusses love, forgiveness and opportunities for transformation brought about through the suffering that people go through in post acute withdrawal. Continue reading Called From Darkness – Love, Forgiveness and Opportunities for Transformation
David Petersen, LCSW-LAC is a heroin intervention specialist who shared his story of spiritual liberation from heroin for our new film Called from Darkness. Continue reading Called From Darkness – An intervention specialist’s own story of triumph over heroin.