September Newsletter

Resident Spotlight This month we are spotlighting another one of our outstanding residents! Read below to learn more about our most senior resident, Shannon. She has been at MSH over a year and has been a true leader in our community. We are grateful each and every...

August Newsletter

Resident Spotlight This month we are celebrating two of our incredible residents at MSH. Check out their powerful testimonies and why they decided to continue their healing journey at Magdalene Serenity House. We are incredibly proud of these two brilliant women and...

July Newsletter

Having Fun in Recovery! “Open different doors. You may find a you that you never knew was yours” – Mary Poppins “What am I going to do for fun now that I am sober?” This is a common question we get from residents when they enter MSH. When folks are early in...

June Newsletter

Searching for Solutions My name is Ashley Graham (now Wardlaw) and I am a social worker. I am also the Development Coordinator for Magdalene Serenity House, an advocate for survivors of trauma and addiction, and just generally an overly analytical thinker. Two weeks...

May Newsletter

Finding Purpose Through Trauma: An Occupational Therapy Perspective Did you know that MSH serves as an internship site for a variety of disciplines? We have worked with students in social work, clinical counseling, business, rehabilitative counseling, and occupational...

April Newsletter

Graduate Spotlight This month we wanted to honor our second MSH graduate Heather B.. We had hoped to have our first official MSH graduation this May, but had to postpone due to COVID-19. We still want to celebrate Heather and all of her accomplishments with an update...

March Newsletter

“Trauma, Recovery, & COVID-19” “Many trauma survivors have lived with the constant expectation of disaster. During these challenging times may we find breath, support, and a seed of hope” – Dr. Thema Magdalene Serenity House has taken significant...

February Newsletter

“Caring for the Caretaker” The MSH staff serve as guides on our residents’ journey, helping each woman navigate through the obstacles they face. Working with women who have experienced trauma, addiction, and incarceration is no easy task. We bear witness...

January Newsletter

Stronger Together In the past year Magdalene Serenity House adopted a new logo. The logo depicts two mountains with a valley in between. At the bottom of the second mountain is a star. For many of the residents entering our program, the mountains are at first quite...

December Newsletter

Recovery During The Holidays Holidays are generally a time of joy and celebration but for many people the holidays can be a painful reminder of years past where anxiety, trauma, and addiction took precedence over all other things in life. Holidays may be anniversaries...