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The 1st Annual MercyMe Sober Living Golf Tournament is being held at OLD BEAUFORT GOLF CLUB, 139 Francis Marion Circle, Beaufort, SC 29907 on October 21st, 2023 with a 9am Shotgun Start. All proceeds go to benefit MercyMe Sober Living and its residents in recovery.
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With funding from the Beaufort County Opioid Settlement Grant, Mercy Me Sober Living has secured a location for the long-planned men’s residence in Beaufort, SC.
The sober living house will be home to up to 10 men who are recovering from substance abuse and who may also use medicine assisted treatment (MAT) as part of their recovery program and is scheduled to open July 1, 2023.
MAT coupled with a 12-step program is a comprehensive approach to addressing opioid use disorders. MAT involves the use of medications such as methadone, buprenorphine, or naltrexone to manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings, while 12-step recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous provide a supportive framework for long-term
Mercy-Me Sober Living recovery houses have been awarded a $50,000 grant over two years to build additional sober living houses. This grant is part of the Beaufort County Opioid Abatement Program with funds made available from the 2022 National Opioids Settlement. Mercy-Me will receive $25,000 of the funding this year and plans to open a Mercy-Me Sober Living men’s recovery house as soon as a suitable house is located and furnished. Next year, Mercy-Me Sober Living plans to open another recovery house for men or women, depending on the most need, and will be opened using an additional $25,000 from the grant.
Mercy-Me Sober Living is ecstatic to be receiving this funding, which will expand and extend the long-time dream of Founder, James For
On Awakening is a spiritual practice based on a paragraph from the text of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and found on page 83
“On awakening let us think about the twenty-four hours ahead. We consider our plans for the day. Before we begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking that it be divorced from self-pity, dishonesty, or self-seeking motives. Under these conditions, we can employ our mental faculties with as¬surance, for after all God gave us brains to use. Our thought-life will be placed on a much higher plane when our thinking is cleared of wrong motives”.
-Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
The 11th step of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) involves seeking through p