Our Community

Our Community is nestled in the heart of The Shoals in Northwest Alabama. With an active recovery community, the Shoals is centered in the Quad Cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield & Tuscumbia. With a surrounding population of just under 150,000, many have found 12-step meetings and an active, supportive ecosystem towards living a life […]

Our Program

A New Beginning is unique in that we offer a destination designed for long term recovery. Sober. Living. Home. Our program teaches women of all ages how to live life on life’s terms — without returning to drug and alcohol dependency. Through a program of rigorous honesty and following principles in the 12 steps, our clients transition […]

Our Staff

  Lucie Bowen, ICADC, Executive Director Lucie is a Certified Addictions Professional as well as an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Lucie has more than 18 years as an addiction therapist in a variety of settings. Her compassion for helping others comes from her personal experience as well as experience with family and friends. She […]

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an environment that is loving, nurturing, safe and conducive to recovery while presenting the needed resources for women to build a strong foundation for sobriety. Our program six months to a year and upon graduation, clients are equipped with the life skills necessary to live a drug-free and sober life. […]