The Power of Community

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8 months, 2 weeks ago 0

The Power of Self-Evaluation

In today’s culture, there is no shortage of media pressure, peer pressure, and opinions about who a person is or should be.  We take these opinions to heart and allow the images we see in the media to shape how we view the world, self, and others.  The problem with this dangerous trend is the […]

9 months, 1 week ago 0

Baked Goods & Brunswick Stew Fundraiser

Our community has had the most influential impact on breaking people free from addictions. Loaves and Fishes of Beaufort, will be having a baked goods and Brunswick stew fundraiser on Friday March 22nd, 2019 at the Loaves and Fishes Thrift Store located on Live Oak Street in Beaufort, NC. There will also be other vendors […]

9 months, 1 week ago 0

Working a Program or Living in Abundance?

It is much to easy in today’s society to offend with the use of a word, term, or even a look.  Whether in politics or religion, if you grew up in the south as I did, you were taught that those were two subjects that were never discussed.  Unfortunately, substance abuse treatment methods and programs […]

9 months, 2 weeks ago 0

The Power of Self Care in Recovery

Taking care of your mind, body, and spirit is no easy task in this crazy rat race of life.  Effective self-care is especially difficult in recovery when one has grown so accustomed to abusing the body.  For most, the dysfunctional feelings of being malnourished, sleep deprived, and exposure to harmful chemicals can become somewhat normal.  […]

9 months, 3 weeks ago 0

The Power of Community

Although our focus at Loaves and Fishes is outreach and addictions ministry, the one thing that can be taken for granted when you work in and for your community, is the need for community.  God has made us all as relational beings, first with Him and then with others.  It is through these relationships that […]

2 years, 4 months ago 0

It Takes a Village

We have been blessed to see countless lives changed through our treatment program; however, change is not possible without strong partnerships with other like-minded organizations.  Since we first heard of the Hope Initiative, Loaves and Fishes Counseling has been a partner.  The majority of our patients are now coming to us from this amazing program […]

2 years, 6 months ago 0

Taking Ownership

One of the most difficult choices to make during one’s journey, is the choice to take ownership of personal choices. We like to label addiction as a “disease” or place blame on our past, but at the end of the day our choices are what have brought us to where we are today.  The Bible […]

2 years, 7 months ago 0

Wisdom is Power

The ministry of addiction and recovery is not for the faint of heart.  It is also not for those who have made a choice to bury their heads in the sand, nor those who have preconceived notions about those who suffer with this horrible bondage.  Is addiction a disease?  Is addiction a choice?  These are […]

2 years, 8 months ago 0

Treatment, Success Rates, and Free Will

At Loaves and Fishes Counseling and Rehabilitation, our treatment approach is unique.  What makes it unique you may ask?  We do not follow a theorist, researcher, famous mental health professional, or a formalized curriculum. We also do not allow ourselves to be bogged down by bureaucratic red tape and treatment plans which are developed by […]

2 years, 8 months ago 0

Spring BBQ Fundraiser – May 5th from 11am-1pm

Each Spring and Fall we host our yearly BBQ fundraisers sponsored by Fat Fella’s BBQ of Newport. This year, we are proud to be partnering with The MirIAM, a women’s residential rehabilitation center, to assist them as they begin to build a new recovery community.  Each of these fundraisers have helped to provide much needed […]