Tag: Colorado Residential Treatment Center

Bobby Celebrates 24

Happy 24th Birthday to our Founder and friend, Bobby Ferguson! Bobby has inspired us all through his visionary approach to life in sobriety. He is a fantastic husband to his beautiful bride, Andi, and father to his two overachieving and,” oh so kind children, Harry and Calli!” Your amazing family and the creation of Jaywalker Lodge would not have been possible, if not for your 24 years of passionate commitment to the program of AA! Bobby’s recovery is truly a great example of the fact that, “recovery is a promise of your future, not a consequence of your past.” All of us at Jaywalker Lodge thank you for your passionate commitment to the fact that all things are possible for each of us in recovery. Your vision and commitment to create and build Jaywalker Lodge into one of the finest providers of care in the country, is something each of…

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Serenity Scramble Video

This year’s Jaywalker Serenity Scramble was the best yet! Over 100 golfers came out to support this year’s tournament and help raise a record breaking $20,000 for two local non-profit organizations; A Way out and Valley Partnership for Drug Prevention. Valley Partnership for Drug Prevention is an organization that promotes the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use in youth by providing resources, education, and leadership to schools, family, and community. A Way Out is a non-profit organization based in the Western Slope of Colorado that provides counseling referrals, solution oriented programs, and financial aid to motivated alcoholics, addicts and their families. A Way Out’s focus is to support primarily those in the Roaring Fork Valley who are unable to secure an appropriate level of care to overcome their addiction(s). This year’s Serenity Scramble was shot from above…Meaning an aerial drone flew over our heads as we participated in…

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Jaywalker Name

We love the name of our treatment center. The term Jaywalker comes from page 37 of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous; it’s a story we affectionately know as the “Jaywalker Parable.” The story is succinct and real to anyone in the recovery community: Addiction is characterized by a cunning and powerful mental obsession that leads us back to drinking or using once again, always somehow expecting a more manageable outcome. The Jaywalker Parable drives home the underlying truth that by itself, “self knowledge avails us nothing…” Addiction is not a moral issue, nor is recovery an abstract concept or idea – the solution to our problem is based on a practical program of action. Our mission at Jaywalker Lodge is to help such “Jaywalkers” recover completely from drug and alcohol addiction. The Jaywalker Parable: “Our behavior is as absurd and incomprehensible with respect to the first drink as that…

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