JOYCE NGUGI : Taking addicts through a 12-step journey


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Joyce Ngugi is the brain behind Bridge Recovery Centre in Garden Estate, a rehab that brings together recovering addicts and their family members to encourage them walk the recovery journey together. MWAURA MUIGANA spent a day at the Centre with this remarkable woman.

When a reader requested me to do a story on Bridge Recovery Centre, a drug addiction rehab in Garden Estate, a Nairobi residential suburb, I asked for a short brief. The idea of a rehab centre holding family therapy sessions appeared unique and I wanted to know more about it. I attended one of the family therapy sessions before sitting down with Joyce Ngugi for this interview, and it was a learning experience.… Subscribe to read more

Published on April 2014

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