Family Testimonies

This graduation is a very different one because our loved ones are graduating from the best school there is. This is the School of Life’—where lessons are learned the hard and painful way; where values are ingrained and planted on fertile ground; where character is defined and strengthened; where self-worth and dignity is restored; and where discipline is acquired through constant practice and learning. All these, I dare say, could rival a masters or even a doctorate degree from any prestigious university.
Gigi Reyes

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In one of the FAM meetings early this year, Martin gave a seminar on the Continuum of Care, a post-treatment program offered by SELF for those in Aftercare. He stressed the importance of establishing the principles governing this approach in the home setting. I liked the fact that the program was to be established in consonance with the resident, his family and the SELF program Its only been a few months since we got it going but were quite happy with the results thus far.
Richard Groscost

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Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that one day I, too, would have to confront myself. I never thought I would have to question my own authenticity. As I continue to undergo this process of self-confrontation, its quite strange that the very person whom I had committed to rehab so many months ago has become my facilitator. The tables have definitely been turned and it is now my turn to look into my co-dependent self
Baby Balinghasay

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As I continued to attend the FAM, little did I realize God was using the community as a method to change the negative patterns of my thinking and behavior through the group sessions we have during the meetings I believe my son and I have become like a portent to many (Psalm 71:7) Just as SELF has become a portent to many.
Jose Aliling

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The kindness and the understanding of the people at SELF have given the word quality a clearer meaning. It is something you see every day and in every way. The quality of life my son has been experiencing is giving him the chance for change.
Cookie Guerrero

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