The Ferris Wheel

By Lisa Fell Costa BALM® Family Recovery Coach and Loving Parent The journey that we face as parents of a child in recovery has often been referred to as a “Roller Coaster Ride.”  Those of us who have experienced the…

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The BALM – A Two Prong Approach

This week it came to my attention that we have some BALMers who are wondering about the family’s role in their loved one’s recovery, so I thought I would write a bit about it to clarify the BALM® approach. This…

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BALM Coach Shares Her Story

By Lisa Costa, BALM® Coach and Recovering Family Member As a mother of two son’s suffering from opiate addiction, my life was filled with hopelessness and despair for several years.  I was a loving caring mother who always nurtured, supported,…

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“NO” IS A COMPLETE SENTENCE

By Jackie Stein, BALM® Family Recovery Life Coach As we head back into the school year, our children will be exposed to many different ideas and suggestions.  This will occur for all age groups:  elementary schools, high schools, universities.  Some…

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Testimonial – BALMer shares her experience

The BALM® Institute welcomes The Kiloby Center for Recovery to our family of BALM® Family Recovery Treatment Centers.  The following testimonial was written by Colleen, a BALMer from that center and one of our newest Coach Trainees.   “Hi Bev, Hope…

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