Need Support?We've got you covered. Reach Out Find a Meeting The Courage Centerprovides a safe, supportive, recovery-focused setting for young people and families on their recovery journey. SupportFilling the gaps in the community. EducationAddiction & recovery education. AwarenessRaising hope in the community. Recovery News and Information Allow Me to Spare You Some Pain: A Letter to My Teenage Self By Abby Foster | 2017-10-31 Dear Abby, I know you will not want to listen to what I have to say. You’ll figure I am just another adult trying to tell you what to do. I know you do not trust adults or believe that we can relate or understand. But give me a chance. Try and hear me out.… Our Stories Have Power By Julie Cole | 2017-09-12 How does one get here…from there? First, a little about what “there” was. In the end, the outside was as messy as the inside, but the inside is what is the most important (as the outside is merely a reflection of the inside). From the beginning I felt alone, even with people; a profound sense… Hope By Julie Cole | 2017-09-08 Such a subtle distinction. One is grounded in an external belief, and the other – grounded in belief, something deeply internal. I know there are people who read this who have been severely hurt, beaten, traumatized by addiction – more specifically by someone who is or has been active in addiction. It’s a desperately isolating… The thing you think you cannot do… By Julie Cole | 2017-09-05 Have you ever had one of those moments where you just knew that you were meant to be in that exact place at that moment? I had that experience July 16th, as I took the lead in my first commitment as the Executive Director of The Courage Center. It was one of those moments where… 2017 Recovery Month Proclamation By Julie Cole | 2017-09-02 Share this: on Twitter on Facebook on Google+ Celebrate Recovery Month By Julie Cole | 2017-09-01 September is Celebrate Recovery Month! This is a celebration of the 23+ million Americans – and 400,000+ South Carolinians – in recovery from substance use disorders and addiction. Why is this important to me? It’s important to me because I owe everything to my recovery. Without it I would be either dead or continuing to…« Previous123 Sign up for our newsletter Please enter a valid email address. Subscribe! Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.