Find Your Light: Celebrating Human Dignity in Addiction & Recovery

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Wasatch Crest’s Alumni Coordinator, Becky Wheelock, discusses rediscovering self-worth in addiction recovery.

Martin Luther King, Jr. highlighted the dignity of all people, despite their background. When someone is struggling with substance abuse, it can be difficult for them to remember their worth.

When I was in facing addiction, I’d made mistakes, my relationships were broken, and I felt unworthy of redemption. But I was welcomed into treatment by people who did not judge my past. After treatment, I joined recovery groups that also accepted me for who I was.

At Wasatch Crest, we lead with compassion. We are passionate about helping our clients find purposeful, fulfilling lives in recovery. Through mindfulness therapy, recreational therapy, and community, we help individuals rediscover their self-worth.

As Martin Luther King said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” At Wasatch Crest, we will help you find the light inside of you through personalized, attentive care fueled by compassion.

To close, I’d like to remind you that you are worth all the joys that recovery will bring to your life.

About the Author

Wasatch Crest’s Alumni Coordinator, Becky Wheelock facilitates our Wasatch Warriors alumni organization. She works closely with Wasatch Crest alumni, staying in touch with them, hosting alumni events, and planning alumni meetings. Becky has worked in the recovery field for over three years. She is proud to be part of a team that is invested in changing people’s lives. She feels fortunate to be able to celebrate our Wasatch Warriors and watch them enjoy their lives again.

Becky and her husband are both in long term recovery and have five children together. They live in Heber Valley, Utah, and have an animal farm in their backyard. In true Wasatch Crest spirit, Becky enjoys sharing her own story of recovery to help inspire others to overcome addiction and enjoy the bliss of long-term recovery.

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