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The Magdalen House, a nonprofit organization helping individuals achieve sobriety and sustain recovery from alcoholism at no cost and based on 12-Step spiritual principles, is pleased to announce that Lisa Kroencke, CEO of The Magdalen House was recently recognized by ALTRUSA Richardson for the “Outstanding Women of Today – Hearts of Service Awards.” This annual award recognizes women who have worked to improve the lives of others in their community. The nomination is a notable recognition of professional achievement, innovation, and outstanding contributions in their chosen careers. Honorees were celebrated at the Annual Outstanding Women of Today Luncheon and Awards Presentation, attended by over 300 community leaders.

"I am deeply honored to be recognized as the Outstanding Women of Today award recipient from Altrusa Richardson," shares Lisa Kroencke, CEO of The Magdalen House. "In 2007, just two months sober, I entered The Magdalen House and never looked back. It is truly humbling to be recognized for my work in helping others achieve sobriety and maintain recovery. I never imagined that my journey would lead me here, but I am grateful for the opportunity to use my experience to make a difference in the lives of others. The Magdalen House gave me a sense of purpose and helped me realize that my sobriety was meant for something greater. Hearing someone thank me for saving their life gives me a high that no drink ever could, and I am honored to continue this work every day."

The Magdalen House remains the only agency in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to offer comprehensive recovery services – without insurance or state funding – 100% free of charge. The nonprofit is committed to help individuals achieve long-term, sustainable recovery through spiritually based, comprehensive programs.

One in nine adults suffers from alcohol use disorder. Today, there are over 281,000 alcoholic women in D/FW alone and approximately 367,000 men struggling with alcohol in D/FW. If you’re an alcoholic who can’t stop drinking or a concerned loved one of an alcoholic, the first step in recovery is education and access to resources. In North Texas, The Magdalen House provides residential recovery, detox, group meetings, structured programs, family support groups, and tools designed to help grow and sustain recovery. 

The Magdalen House is a nonprofit organization helping individuals with alcoholism achieve sobriety and sustain recovery at no cost and based on 12-Step spiritual principles. Founded in Dallas in 1987, The Magdalen House remains the only agency in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to offer comprehensive recovery services – without insurance or state funding – 100% free of charge. The Magdalen House is committed to helping alcoholic individuals achieve long-term, sustainable recovery through spiritually based, comprehensive programming. For more information visit www.magdalenhouse.org.

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