Phoenix House Citra Struts Its Stuff

Friday, December 18th, 2015

The Seventh Annual Talent Show, held on November 20 at Phoenix House Adult Residential Services in Citra, Florida, was a showcase for some wide-ranging talent. Of the 25 participants that day, some sang, others played a variety of instruments, read their own poetry and prose writings, and exhibited paintings and other artworks they had created.

Two performers


Singer sunglasses

dancer mask

Counselors Calvin Dandy, Eric Hoffman, and Karen Simmons served as judges of the event. First, Second, and Third Place prizes were awarded, but no client left without a medal commemorating his contributions to the show.

Many families were in attendance that day, and some tears of joy were shed as they witnessed the transformation in their loved ones’ lives.  The event showed the enormous healing power of music and other forms of creativity, as well as the tremendous capacity for change and positive growth inherent in every person.


group on stage

Phoenix House Adult Residential Services, located in the rolling hills of Marion County, provides inpatient treatment to adults. The Nancy C. and Raymond E. Murray Women’s Treatment Center, located on the same spacious campus, provides gender-specific  services for women. In Tampa, the Derek Jeter Center at Phoenix House and Adult Outpatient Counseling Center offers outpatient treatment to teens and adults, with similar outpatient services provided for adolescents and adults in nearby Brandon.

If someone you love is struggling with a drug or alcohol problem, call Phoenix House today at 888 671 9392.  Someone is always here to help you!

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