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Inside Freedom Institute

Meet the Freedom Institute Team: Tessa Kleeman, LMHC

By Peter Lazar August 21, 2019

So many of us have been touched in some way by the disease of addiction and know that it is a disease of isolation. Overcoming it is no small feat.  Freedom Institute is more than just a treatment program; it’s a place where people learn how to reclaim their lives and connect with others.   […]

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Families in Recovery

“I Need Help” – Elton John, Hero of Hope

By Andree Corroon May 29, 2019

In early March, I attended Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert at the Barclay Center. I love Elton John and I love his music. His songs are the sound track of my life. Your Song is the song I sang to my babies every night as I rocked them to sleep. I had the good […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Attachment Theory, DBT and the Importance of Community in Recovery: a Q & A with Mark Sturgeon, LCSW, DBT Therapist

By Andree Corroon September 21, 2018

Mark  Sturgeon joined Freedom Institute in 2013, bringing to the team more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with the disease of substance abuse and addiction.  Trained in Psychoanalysis, DBT and the field of attachment theory, he understands that chemical dependency is a disease of isolation and that recovery happens […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Freedom Institute Now Hosting a Weekly Open AA Meeting

By Peter Lazar September 11, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, September 18th, and every Tuesday at 6:30 thereafter, Freedom Institute will host a weekly Alcoholics Anonymous Open Beginners Meeting called ‘A New Freedom’.  The meeting is designated as an open meeting, which anyone is welcome to attend. Open meetings are for those identifying as alcoholic, as well as a chance for individuals who have been on the fence […]

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FREEDOM INSTITUTE’S SUMMER 2018 TOPICS IS HERE!

By Andree Corroon June 13, 2018

Freedom Institute’s TOPICS SUMMER 2018 edition will be arriving in mailboxes shortly. If you can’t wait, click the link to download a printable version.  In this issue, we explore the power of collaboration in the work we do at Freedom Institute, and in recovery in general. We understand that recovery is not one-size-fits-all and we work […]

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