Tag Archives: success

Learning to Love Herself Better

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33-year-old Queva Hubbard sways to Shirley Murdock’s empowering song, “I Love Me Better Than That” with a peaceful, content smile on her face. She’s just delivered her independent level project presentation to a room full of staff members and fellow clients at The Pavilions. In a few short weeks she… Read more »

“Addiction is a problem I never thought I would have.”

“The biggest problem I had was that I wasn’t being a mother. I kept saying to the judge that if he would let me out, I would be a good mother,” Joanne says tearfully. She found herself in jail, recovering from an addiction, and extremely disheartened that she had not… Read more »

Crossroads: A Therapeutic Community Where Women Discover Their Own Dignity

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Mary has faced challenges many of us can’t imagine. And yet, the most noticeable thing about her is an incredible warmth and kind spirit.  Laughter, what she calls her “medicine”, precedes her wherever she goes; you hear Mary before you actually see her.  Her jovial nature played a key role… Read more »

CRFW Client Finds Her Voice, Transforms Her Life

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At 34, Linda has finally found her voice. As a child, no one spoke for her, no one listened to her. Linda grew up on the Zuni Reservation, and later in Espanola, NM amid a complex web of relationships. Adopted by her paternal great aunt, she was raised by her… Read more »

Crossroads for Women Graduate Achieves Stability and Success

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Congratulations to Josephine, recent Crossroads for Women graduate!  Josephine tried many treatment programs, but nothing ever worked for long.  After 16 years of life on the streets,  it took a while to adjust to the requirements of Crossroads, but now Josephine knows just how important it is to be fully… Read more »

Crossroads Student Receives Academic Honors

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                      One recent evening, surrounded by students waiting to be inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Janice turned to her friend and said, “I can’t believe I’m here. Pinch me!” Academic success is surprising and sweet for Janice… Read more »