Purpose Through Our Pain

Last week we had the pleasure of speaking to union members in Los Angeles to share our family’s story and how the opioid crisis is impacting families, businesses and communities.

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Better Than Most - A Personal Mantra For Life

What is your personal mantra for your life?….

Anyone, whether in recovery or not, should strive to have a personal mantra to help guide your everyday life.  Something to keep you moving forward, working harder, and striving to be your best self.

This idea brings me to look at a unique personal mantra that Hope United’s founder, Travis Bornstein, lives by:  “Better Than Most”. 

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Finding Hope with The Well Support Group

72,000 people in the United States died in 2017 to an overdose. That leaves a HUGE number of family members in our country grieving the loss of loved one to addiction and drugs…..

….We recently talked with one of The Well members, Sue Sausaman, who tragically lost her son Dan Sausaman to a carfentanil overdose on July 17, 2016. Here’s what she had to say:

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Yoga and the Recovery Journey

As Hope United plans the programs and offerings at the future Tyler’s Redemption Place, we are looking at many holistic approaches to relapse prevention that will focus on the person as a whole: mind, body and spirit.  Through all of our research, we have found many articles spelling out the benefits of a yoga program for those individuals recovering from the disease of addiction.

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Moving in Faith with Hope United's Groundbreaking Ceremony

September 28, 2014…our family received the worst news we could possibly imagine.  Our son, Tyler Bornstein, was found dead and alone in an empty field….left there to die of an overdose.  A couple weeks prior to this, Tyler relapsed after several months in recovery.  With no insurance left, no money left for treatment, and no detox beds in Summit County, Tyler was put on a 3-week waiting list for help.  Sadly, those 3 weeks never came for him.


Fast forward to September 28, 2018….

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