Vanessa Vitolo

Working the 12-Step Program – Step 1

Here at Victory Bay, our Outreach Coordinators are wonderful links between our drug & alcohol rehab center and those suffering from substance abuse. They can help connect those who are in need of help to a customized program from Victory Bay as well as share their personal experiences. In this video, Outreach Coordinator Vanessa Vitolo…

Katie Quinn

Young and Anonymous

“I was in and out, in and out, in and out.” The one famous cliff hanger, that always kept my attention from the stories of those who suffered. Sitting on the edge of my seat waiting to hear how they fought their battle of their addiction. I was eighteen the first time I sat in…

Victory Bay Recovery Center

Get Involved During Addiction Recovery

Within the rooms of 12-step programs it is important for newcomers to get involved; Volunteer to make coffee. Setup and handout literature. Become the greeter. All of these commitments play an important role within the meeting, and an important role within the person doing them. These commitments provide a much needed purpose. A purpose which…

Victory Bay Recovery Center

Link Between Intelligence and Addiction

Addiction can be an extremely complex issue, with various contributing factors such as environment, heritability, and/or roles within their family. What about intelligence? There have been studies highlighting the connection between addiction and intelligence, which have produced some surprising results stating: high intelligence has been more commonly linked to addiction than low intelligence. Addicts and…