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"To all the Davids out there, keep fighting Goliaths and believing in yourself." 

 — S.M. Wagenaar, Founder of Colusa County Recovery and Clean and Sober Nation

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Our 2024 Mission Statement
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At Colusa County Recovery, we're not just fighting Goliaths, we've built a fortified sanctuary, where thousands have found hope. Here, amidst the struggles, you'll meet Davids with fiercely bright lanterns, illuminating the path to recovery and guiding others out of the shadows.

This year, our group is committed to dispelling the myths and stigma surrounding addiction, replacing old belief systems with understanding and a shared vision of hope, through a network of advocates, and diverse recovery voices that make up our community's support model.
 
Together, we are proving that even the fiercest Goliaths tremble before the power of recovery's might, and the resilience of a community committed to supporting one another.

Join us on this noble quest as we rewrite the narrative, one story of triumph at a time. Together, we will watch darkness dissolve into hope, and Davids rise, not just victorious, but transformed into productive members of society, who lead others into recovery's transformative light.

Join Our Thriving Community! 

Clean and Sober Nation is a dynamic recovery and support community on Facebook, fueled by the passion of 7,500+ members in recovery.

5 SOBER BENEFITS

  • Increased Energy 

  • Sharper Mental Focus

  • Improved Self-Esteem

  • Better Relationships

  • Happier Wallet

RECOVERY TIPS FROM OUR COMMUNITY

  • Connect with other people in recovery

  • Steer clear of people using drugs and alcohol

  • Don’t take risks with your recovery avoid slippery places

  • Attend a peer support meeting regularly 

  • Educate yourself about addiction and recovery

  • Eat healthy meals and get enough rest daily

  • Walk, jog, or exercise a few times a week 

  • Start a new hobbie or learn a new skill

  • Practice deep breathing, meditation or mindfulness

  • If you're seeing a therapist? Be open and honest

  • Consider starting a recovery journal

  • Join Clean and Sober Nation for extra support and fellowship

  • Read or listen to recovery based literature or inspiring books

  • Watch movies that make you laugh (it’s good for your brain)

  • Tell yourself three things a day you are grateful for

  • If you are on probation or parole? Visit our DRC page

  • If you are a member of a church, embrace the extra support

  • Lastly, believe in yourself and the amazing power of recovery

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Having recovery allies is a critical component of maintaining a sober lifestyle, staying accountable, and preventing relapse. Connect with us by text to introduce yourself, ask a question, receive support, or to share how long you have been SOBER, so we can celebrate with you!
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT US

"Your support group on Facebook is super cool. Spotted someone I used to get high with that is now over 2 years clean! We are going to a meeting together. I am 93 days clean, today." - Michelle

"Enjoyed reading and listening to the recovery stories and videos. Very inspiring. Thank you." - Anna

"A sober friend told me about Colusa County Recovery. It's freaking amazing what you folks have created here. Joined your Facebook support group. Respect!" - Josh

"A volunteer on your peer support line was very supportive. I forgot her name but wanted to say, thank you." - David

"Thank you for helping us find long term sober living for our 19 year old son. He is doing well." - Theresa

 "I think what you are doing is great. Kudos for not hitting people up for money with pop-ups. That is refreshing. I wish you the very best" - Karla

"Love your site. Keep up the good work. Listened to the AA Big Book on audio. My sponsor will be happy, lol." - Mario

"Found you guys on Facebook. Loved your 'sober jokes' video. Made me laugh. Watched it twice." - Pamela

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