Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
7 Reviews
123.7142945
Previous | Next
Write A Review
June 22, 2011

more

June 22, 2011

Unethical at best.
This place is completely unethical. I drank poison on campus during a bout of depression. After requesting medical help I was offered to talk to a 'Crisis Worker' on campus. When I refused and told them I needed medical attention, I was told I was breaking policy and was
sent walking by the staff. No call to paramedics. No call to police. Lucky for me, a complete stranger recognized my distress from half a block away and immediately called paramedics. I am doing very well in another facility. Will not refund any money after only 2 days of so called treatment. NOT WORTHY OF CALLING THEMSELVES A TREATMENT FACILITY! http://hsapps.azdhs.gov/ls/sod/Facility.aspx?FacId=BH3591 Please note the citations for not providing staff with basic first aid training.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

NEGATIVE!

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Restructure management. The facility is very nice.

June 3, 2010

more

June 3, 2010

As a 30 year addict, I really had no desire to listen to what any counselor or probation officer had to say to me. When I arrived at Winr and found that even all the staff members were in recovery, I was completely surprised. I was able to look around me at women in different stages of their own recovery and see what the possiblities for my own life really were. That was a first for me. I was so impressed by the strength and passion of the staff, who not only told me what I could do different in my life, they showed me, by doing it themselves. Don't get me wrong, this is not an easy program and if you aren't ready to take responsiblity for your own recovery, this may not be the place for you, but if you are ready to focus on what you can do, and not what others can do for you, then I strongly recommend this program. I beleive that because residents are required to work and pay their own way, while maintaining an active program of recovery they are better prepared for what the real world is like when they leave. I have been lucky enough to maintain relationships with many of the women I went through the program with, and these women are just phenominal. This is a fantastic recovery program, and the fact that there aren't more of them across the nation is just a shame.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I don't beleive I would make any changes as the program already evolves to meet the needs of the recovery community in the area. I just wish there were more like it.

More feedback...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The chance to work with other women new in recovery, to help them along their journey, and watching them grow. Being a part of something truly miraculous.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Strong women in recovery who I wanted to be like.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Perhpas it could open more facilities across the nation.

Ways to make it better...

If I had not fought it in the beginning, it would have been easier, but I think I had to go through that rough patch to learn to appreciate my experiences there.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Owning up to your own "stuff", taking responsiblilty for your own recovery, job search, & learning to live with so many women.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Thank you to Women in New Recovery and thank youto all the women there who touched my life.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

June 1, 2010

more

June 1, 2010

The staff belittled me and other residents whenever they could in front of their favorites I used everyday that I was there I refused to quit a job that I had had for 6 years to go work for a telemarketing job that they were contracted with It was the worst days of my life and useing was the only way I could cope I ended up leaving to live on the streets much better than to be put down every minute of every day

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

every negative part of my life because of how I was treated

More feedback...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2001

June 1, 2010

more

June 1, 2010

I am a recovering drug addict/alcoholic. When I entered WINR I had nowhere else to go, but jail or death. The WINR program taught me how to live a sober life and that is a miracle. I've been sober 5 year now and dreams I found I had at WINR are still coming true. I met myself right where I was and learned how tu use the tools to stay sober and live a happy life. It wasn't easy, but WINR helped make it simple and possible. If you really want to get your life back this is the place to go.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have definitely presonally experienced the results of this orgamization. Five women that went through the program with me are still sober today. We have good jobs, healthy relationships and wonderful homes because of Women in New Recovery.

More feedback...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2005

May 28, 2010

more

May 28, 2010

The beginning of my new life took place at WINR. Now, I have 2 1/2 years of sobriety and my life is amazing. I look at my life and 2 1/2 years ago I never would have imagined it would be like this. I give WINR credit for being a part of this! I was able to learn discipline and a new way to live because of the structure that is at WINR. I have reunited with my family and I was shown that I was worth more than the things I was doing to myself. My life that was once very dark is now light and my gratitude is extended to WINR for this. Now, I am still involved with WINR and if feels good to be apart of what they have going on!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My new life!

More feedback...

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

They had been through the same things I had been through and so I knew I could trust what they said!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

go nationwide and touch the entire country.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 27, 2010

more

May 27, 2010

Women In New Recovery changed my life. As a resident I was met with compassion and understanding, and I was given the chance to learn how to be a self-supporting, productive member of society again. Alcohol and drugs had brought me to my knees. I was 40 years old and going through each day in survival mode. WINR helped me to gain structure, responsibility, fellowship and self-esteem. Throughout this process, the staff members were supportive and encouraging. Today, I am one of those staff members. The work we do at WINR is meaningful, and gives my life purpose. On a daily basis we (staff members) help residents navigate through the difficult, sometimes seemingly impossible, hurdles of life in early sobriety. Today we are able to provide residents with individualized recovery treatment. There is a supportive Alumni base that often times work with our residents, and this let's them know they can and will recover. As the WINR program continues it's expansion, there are a broad range of services available to the resident. It is a privelege to be part of an agency that practices it's mission with each and every resident. As residents go on to reunify with their children and families, return to school, move on with their career paths, the WINR staff is rewarded with updates from our Alumni from across the nation. Imagine the impact this agency has had on the lives of so many women, their families, friends and employers.....amazing.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My own life has changed dramatically, I was homeless,unemployable, and my family was done. Havng completed the WINR program in 2005, today I have a home, job and relationships with family and friends.

More feedback...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 27, 2010

more

May 27, 2010

Women in New Recovery is one of the most impressive recovery programs with which I have ever had the opportunity to work. Their program structure provides a much needed level of accountability and compassion for recovering addicts and alcoholics beginning their personal recovery journey. In addition to providing access to counseling, community resources and abundant recovery supoprt, WINR is continuously seeking to provide additional tools to their residents. The dedication of alumni and impressive statistics on the number of women who stay clean and sober after going through the program speak to WINR's commitment to helping women rebuild strong and healthy lives.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I am so inspired by the residents and staff of this program. I am grateful that WINR is there to provide a safe and structured environment to set and acheieve new goals for themselves including rebuilding their families and giving back to their community.

More feedback...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Previous | Next
Write A Review

Filter by reviewer role:

Support This Nonprofit

Help this nonprofit get more reviews

5 tips for getting reviews

5 tips for getting reviews...

  1. Sending an email to clients, volunteers, donors, board members, and other partners with a link to your profile page.
  2. Putting a link on your Web site
  3. Including a link in your email newsletter
  4. Putting a link in the signature of your email
    Putting a link on your facebook page and status updates
  5. Tweeting out a link to your twitter followers