Two-Way Prayer: A Lost Tool for Practicing the 11th Step

The Hope and Healing Center & Institute CEO Matthew Stanford Ph.D. and the Hope and Healing Center & Institute past Fellow Rev. Bill Wigmore BA collaborated to write a research article entitled “Two-Way Prayer: A Lost Tool for Practicing the 11th Step.” Two Way Prayer formed an essential part of the Oxford Group and early Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) spiritual practices. Pioneer AA members considered it more…

National Healthcare Decisions Day

How many times have you heard the adage, the only certainty in life is death and taxes?  The month of March is moving along, and if you are like me, you are focusing on the need to finalize your income taxes which are due to the IRS on Tuesday, April 18th. However, there is another event occurring at the same time – National Healthcare Decision…

How To Help A Loved One

How to Help After a Loved One Has Been Diagnosed With a Mental Health Disorder For some, being diagnosed with a mental illness can bring on so many negative feelings. One may think life, as they know it will change for the worse and they will never be able to have a “normal” life. However, for others, it may be a relief now having a name…