James House expands services to help families of addicts cope
WILLMAR -- After four years in and out of 11 treatment facilities, Joe Thimons hadn't found what he described as "meaningful sobriety."
"You name it, I tried it to get sober," Thimons said of his chemical dependency.
Two of those 11 attempts at sobriety were at a treatment facility in Willmar, where Thimons -- a now recovered alcoholic -- first encountered chemical abuse counselor and fellow recovered alcoholic Gary Van Eps.
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