Happy Thanksgiving: A reflection on gratitude, from the Cornerstone family

Cornerstone Thanksgiving

Gratitude is an ephemeral emotion that ebbs and flows like tides on a sand-scoured beach. As an organization that employs and treats addicts and alcoholics, we understand keenly just how important it is to maintain an “attitude of gratitude.” By the same token, we also know that there are moments when it’s in short supply.…

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Thirty years strong: How one man turned a vision into Cornerstone of Recovery

Cornerstone of Recovery 30 years

The portrait of William J. “Bill” Hood hangs in the boardroom of Stepping Stone to Recovery. For years, they returned to Blount County, Tennessee — hundreds of recovering addicts and sober alcoholics — to honor the legacy of a man most never met at a facility that shouldn’t rightly exist. Hood Hall at Cornerstone of…

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