Life can be a whopper of a ride!

By | 2018-03-28T13:37:00+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: FAM Testimonies|

Have you ever felt the desire to say “Stop! I want to get off!” when riding a roller coaster? Of course you never say it out loud because: first, it would be foolish (no one ever gets off the roller coaster); second, it would be too embarrassing (after all, no one forced you to ride). Life [...]

God’s TC – A Co-Dependent’s Testimony

By | 2018-03-28T13:33:10+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: FAM Testimonies|

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28) This was the bible verse I quoted when I spoke during my trust walk the first time I attended the FAM. I told those present during that meeting that [...]

The Tables have been Turned

By | 2018-03-28T13:41:13+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: FAM Testimonies|

When my husband and I took our son Peejo to SELF in August 2004, we were determined to have him undergo the complete program. Strengthened by our faith, we set our minds to accept whatever process we would have to face and never wavered about it. I never thought that our family would ever be plagued [...]

School of Life

By | 2018-03-28T13:29:33+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: FAM Testimonies|

Editor’s Note: Following is the FAM keynote address of Gigi Reyes during the 14th Graduation Ceremonies of SELF on May 23, 2009. I was requested to give a few words tonight for the 14th Graduation Ceremonies on behalf of the families behind their loved ones who have spent some of the most meaningful, life-changing and memorable [...]

Continuum of Care

By | 2018-03-28T13:39:31+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: FAM Testimonies|

In one of the FAM meetings early this year, Martin gave a seminar on the Continuum of Care, a post-treatment program offered by SELF for those in Reentry and Aftercare. He stressed the importance of establishing the principles governing this approach in the home setting. I liked the fact that the program was to be established [...]