Hayden is a new member at the Cafe, and already feeling grateful for having found us, breaking his former isolation.
Alicia has been taking the Café’s barista training and has hopes of working part-time at a coffee shop. “It would be really fun,” she says.
Seyed is a deeply spiritual person. He walks labyrinths, reads Thomas Merton, and speaks with the wisdom of a mystic. “I am what I seek,” he says.
RCSJ member, Cindy, shares what brought her to the Cafe, and why she’s become a mainstay in our community over the last three years.
Carrie talks about gratitude, and how Recovery Cafe San Jose brought to a place to understand what it really means.
Skye talks about family, gangs, drugs, alcohol, living the streets, and transitioning to a woman. It all comes back to a red dress and heels.
Chris shares about recovery, family, the legal and mental health systems, and ukulele.
Rosanna is a petite woman with brown, soulful eyes. Her face lights up when she talks about Recovery Cafe. “It’s almost like an A.A. meeting,” she says, “but better.”
RCSJ member, Andrew S, talks about what brought him to the Cafe, and how being part of our community has helped him grow in his recovery.
Isaiah G shares what brought him to Recovery Cafe San Jose, and his favorite and most helpful activities at the Cafe.