Serenity Reopens After Renovation

One of Many Lives Changed We first introduced you to Leslie in a March blog post. Her story was a familiar one — a past filled with pain, addiction, and disappointments, but Leslie was overcoming the battles in her past and looking forward to a bright future. Leslie couldn’t wait to get into her own […]


Mandy’s Reason for Hope

Hitting Rock Bottom Mandy was pregnant with her second child when she was attacked by her hammer-wielding boyfriend. She went straight to the police with her injuries. Her monster of a boyfriend went to prison. But Mandy says that wasn’t her worst moment. Afterwards, she began using drugs to cope with the anger and shame that overwhelmed her. Eventually, the authorities caught up with […]


Leslie Is An Overcomer

Overcoming Addiction After two failed marriages, Leslie tried everything to fill the void in her life. “I tried filling it with pain pills to ease the migraines, alcohol, men in my life, material things. Nothing worked until I came to KARM’s Serenity women’s program and got back with the Lord.” Leslie says her new life feels great. “I haven’t […]


“My addiction had taken everything but my life…” Read Kristi’s story of restoration in KARM’s March newsletter.

Kristi was raised in a loving home, but questions about why her father left the family caused her to feel empty. Lonely and confused, 14-year-old Kristi turned to drugs and alcohol to fill that void. Over the next 15 years, Kristi’s drug use increased and led her to a cocaine addiction that would prove nearly impossible to overcome. Kristi spent time in and out of jail, repeatedly entering treatment programs but quickly falling […]