Valley Hope launched its first ever mobile website on July 1. The mobile site will give users faster access to Valley Hope information and resources, as well as allow the organization to be more responsive to recent changes in web search. To access the mobile site, go to ValleyHope.org from your cell phone or other […]
Suicide. It’s a subject that no one likes to talk about. Yet suicide is a reality, especially for those struggling with addiction and/or mental illness. Data shows that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the Unites States, which means approximately 44,965 Americans die by suicide each year. Why? Who are these individuals? […]
Addiction is a family disease. It can damage and destroy even the strongest of families. Recovery is equally powerful. It transforms families, providing hope and healing that can repair and strengthen even the most broken of family ties.
Valley Hope co-founder Merlynn “Lynn” Colip has been named to the 2018 list of “50 Kansans You Should Know” published by Ingram’s magazine. The Kansas City, Mo., based publication for business and community news has honored 50 Kansans and 50 Missourians annually since 2011. “I want to congratulate Doctor Colip on this recognition from Ingram’s,” […]
Valley Hope was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Daniels Fund of Denver to support continuing care programs for Colorado residents. The grant will be active for 12 months, starting in May 2018, and will provide at least 65 patients with financial assistance. This is the second such grant awarded by the Daniels Fund to Valley Hope.
Spirituality has been in Valley Hope’s DNA since day one. The seeds of Valley Hope were planted over 50 years ago, between a physician and a minister who were at a loss for how to help an alcoholic community member. What an extraordinary beginning…a man trained in science and a man trained in faith working […]
Memorial Day Weekend can be especially challenging to recovery. Most of that stems from cultural traditions tied to the holiday. It is possible and to spend the holiday sober. Learn how your recovery can make your Memorial Day Weekend meaningful.
Are you concerned that you may have a problem with alcohol? Are you an alcoholic or just a heavy drinker? The signs are not always as obvious as you might think. How do you know for sure? The difference between alcoholism and alcohol abuse is that alcoholics are physically addicted to alcohol. Still, because addiction […]
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