Articles & Resident Journals

Family Letter 10-04-17 B2B Adventures at West Clear Creek

Hey B2B families, here’s a look at what we did last weekend. We started with a casual wake up around 7:00 A.M. and gathered our gear, packed up the van and headed to a Mens Stag meeting talking about the 10th step. After, we got some gym time playing basketball,...

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Family Letter 09-27-17 B2B Adventures at Buckskin Gulch

Here's an account of our latest adventure this past weekend. Unfortunately, some of our residents were out of commission due to a bum knee, wisdom teeth pulled and a newly arrived resident. Before we left for our journey to Buckskin Gulch, a resident gave a synopsis...

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Family Letter 09-21-17 B2B Adventures at Escalante, Utah

Our group had an amazing backpack through the national treasure of the Upper Escalante River, otherwise known Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The canyons in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument provide some of the most outstanding hiking...

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Living Sober and Setting Goals

Friends have asked me what are your plans or goals once you graduate from Back2Basics? When it comes to that and looking into the future, I try not to do as much anymore but instead prefer to take it one day at a time. But keeping it in perspective and thinking...

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Gardening in Flagstaff

In May, I was able to plant a small garden in two locations at our residential campus. In one location, we planted leek, kale, Fresno peppers, Serrano peppers, a few varieties of lettuce, spinach, parsley and basil. And in the other, tomatoes, squash and cucumbers...

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How Personal Responsibility Relates To Your Sobriety

We asked one of our residents… How does personal responsibility relate to your sobriety? Their response below gives you an 'insider's perspective' on this important topic. We hope that his perspective, shared below, can some how help you or your loved one. If you have...

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An Inside Look At How Parent’s Can Help in Recovery

We asked one of our residents... What steps should parents take to help you in your addiction? ... before recovery, during recovery and for life in sobriety? Below is his honest response and opinion to what he would tell his parents on how they can help. We hope that...

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Family Letter 09-13-17 B2B Adventures at the Grand Canyon

Here's another look at what we did on our outdoor trip this past weekend. We were separated into two groups: one hiking the Grand Canyon and another hiking around Mesa Verde in Colorado. We left the house on Sunday around 815am and headed to the South Rim of the Grand...

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Family Letter 09-13-17 B2B Adventures at Mesa Verde

Another outdoor trip successfully completed by the B2B residents. This weekend had a little different feel than past trips. We were separated into two groups: one hiking the Grand Canyon and the other hiking around Mesa Verde in Colorado. Our group was lucky enough to...

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