The Foundry | Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles

The Foundry and its practices are rooted in certain beliefs that make recovery possible.

We are committed to the following 5 principals, which guide our actions, behaviors and approach to addiction treatment. These principles create the atmosphere of the Foundry.


“You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside” – Alan Cohen


“True compassion means not only feeling anothers pain but also being moved to help relieve it.” – Daniel Goleman


“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu


“Inspiration is finding the energy outside of you to become the best version of yourself.” – M.M


“We shall listen not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others an showing respect for them.” – Theodore Sorensen