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Kuroosh Compassionate Recovery Prog

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Raised by 51 people in 7 months
Help relieve families that are devastated by the disease of addiction.

Our children and youth are dying rapidly due to over consumption of legal prescriptions, illegal drugs and alcohol. With the disease of addiction relationships become painful and ruined. Hate, anger, resentment, judgment, shame, guilt and outrage take the place of love, respect, and compassion.

I lost my beautiful son to opioid addiction recently. The heart-break and pain is unbearable. This is so unacceptable, so awful, one of the greatest losses a human being can ever experience.

I am determined not to allow my son's death be in vain. Therefore, utilizing our Mindfulness center, Perfectly Here , in Tarzana to offer programs that help heal those affected by the disease of addiction.

Please help support the
Kuroosh Compassionate Recovery Program (KCRP).

You may ask, how can one be loving and compassionate to an addict who lives to use and causes so much pain and destruction?
Living with my son, Kuroosh, and enduring the hard consequences of his addiction would have been extremely destructive without feeling, practicing and behaving compassionate towards him, his illness and my own suffering.

Compassion is something that is hard to hold on to when dealing with fear, worry and chaos within the family system of addiction. Your support can help develop the heart of compassion and compassionate boundaries, which create the space for loving relationships.

Practicing loving/kindness, compassion and non-judgmental attitude helped change Kuroosh's heart and direction. He became kinder, more generous, less selfish and isolated, more aware of others and how to regulate his emotions and anxieties. He lived to serve and motivate others. Through the compassion practices his demeanor and attitude towards others blossomed into gratitude, appreciation and kindness.

His uncle who didn't show emotions before, said, "I learned the value of expressing love from Kuroosh, and that is a lot."

May you and all beings be able to live a fulfilled life with loving relationships.

Grieving Mother
Dr. Manijeh Motaghy
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First course and recovery meeting under the Kuroosh Compassionate Program are now available here:

1. Intro to Compassionate Grieving Course: https://perfectlyhere.org/intro-compassionate-grieving-course/

2. Refuge Recovery 12 Step Meetings:
https://perfectlyhere.org/pec-events/refuge-recovery-12-step-meetings/

Please continue supporting this compassionate living program for all to benefit. May it bring joy and well-being to you and yours.
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I am pleased that our fund-raising efforts have enabled us to start providing aspects of the Kuroosh Compassionate Recovery Program to our community.

Intro to Compassionate Grieving Course is designed to help families who are grieving for the loss of a loved one to addiction /alcoholism. This course will introduce an understanding of life/ death, the natural pains that accompany us, our desire for well-being and happiness and how to become grounded in the face of grief and intense emotions. We will develop self-compassion, patience and move towards finding happiness in life.

This is a 5 week course is meant to help reduce the difficult emotions that arise during holidays. First session starts on the last Wednesday of November, 29th, from 12-1:30pm at Perfectly Here Mindfulness center and goes to Wednesday, Dec 27. Attendance is by donating towards the continuous development of the Kuroosh Compassionate Recovery Program. No one is turned away for lack of funds.

This week we are starting two Refuge Recovery 12 Step meetings, which are similar in function and different in content from the traditional 12 step programs. Refuge Recovery was created by Noah Levine, the Founder of Against the Stream and follows the traditional Buddhist model of the Four Noble Truths:
1. Addiction creates suffering
“We take stock of all the suffering we have experienced
and caused as addicts”
2. The cause of addiction is repetitive craving
“We investigate the causes and conditions that lead to
addiction and begin the process of letting go”
3. Recovery is possible
“We come to understand that recovery is possible and
take refuge in the path that leads to the end of addiction”
4. The path to recovery is available
“We engage in the process of the Eightfold Path that
leads to recovery”
The Eightfold Path
1. Wise Understanding
2. Wise Intention
3. Wise Communication / Community
4. Wise Action
5. Wise Livelihood / Service
6. Wise Effort
7. Wise Mindfulness
8. Wise Concentration

Meeting time and date at Perfectly Here include:

Wednesdays from 7:15am to 8:15am
Saturdays from 5:30pm to 7pm
I will calmly change it.
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Kuroosh Compassionate Recovery Program is to help families with addiction to develop and continue living respectful, loving and compassionate relationships.

Practicing loving/kindness, compassion and non-judgmental attitude helped change Kuroosh's heart and direction. He became kinder, more generous, less selfish and isolated, more aware of others and how he could regulate his emotions and anxieties. He lived to serve and motivate others. Through the compassion practices his demeanor and attitude towards others blossomed into gratitude, appreciation and kindness.

My brother who never showed emotions before, said, "I learned the value of expressing love from Kuroosh, and that is a lot."

This is possible for many families who live with hate, anger, outrage, shame, guilt and chaos.
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$5,836 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 51 people in 7 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Mindful Valley
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Van Nuys, CA
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