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  • Addiction Took My Kids From Me
    Addiction Took My Kids From Me

    Christin grew up as a military brat moving from one place to another frequently. At eight-years-old, her parents got a divorce and it had a huge impact on her. After the divorce, she moved with her mother and sister to Michigan and the difficult times...


  • Healing from a Difficult Upbringing
    Healing from a Difficult Upbringing

    Jeff was born in Chicago, IL in 1977 to a very young mother. He experienced a difficult upbringing due to drug addicted parents neglect. Jeff’s father was 11 years older than his mother and had been married with children prior to meeting her. He recalls...


  • True Story of Teen Drug Smuggling
    True Story of Teen Drug Smuggling

    Understanding addiction when you have never battled it yourself can be difficult. Chris knows this all too well and he tells his story of addiction and teen drug smuggling. He tells us about how recovering from alcoholism and addiction changed his life for the better....


  • Heroin Ruined My Life For Years
    Heroin Ruined My Life For Years

    Ian leads his story with what addiction made him feel. He says it made him feel like all his walls were coming down. Ian never imagined his life turning out this way. But, Ian does have some lessons he wants to share. His hope is...


  • Alcohol Recovery and Living in Gratitude
    Alcohol Recovery and Living in Gratitude

    Stephanie is in recovery from alcoholism and she gets to spend her life living in gratitude. Stephanie didn’t even realize she was dealing with alcoholism for many years. After all, her life didn’t start with any ominous warnings. Stephanie grew up in cornfield country where...


  • Childhood Addiction at 11 Years Old
    Childhood Addiction at 11 Years Old

    It is said everyone’s life journey starts with the first step. But I took my first step many times. All my first steps were on different paths which led to the same place – childhood addiction.  The land of drug and alcohol started at age...


  • Painkiller Addiction Shows Paul What’s Important
    Painkiller Addiction Shows Paul What’s Important

    Paul was born into a family with a loving mother and father, but that didn’t stop him from painkiller addiction. Although family life was ideal, he still felt like he wanted something else. Not feeling secure in his own skin, he battled suicidal ideations which...


  • Heroin User Opening a Treatment Center
    Heroin User Opening a Treatment Center

    Nick had a long and hard life where he was a heroin user and struggled to get clean from addiction. He would go into an ally way, throw his Heroin, needles, and spoons away. He’d promise himself that he would never pick up another drug...


  • Escaping Reality with Drugs | Lindsey’s True Story
    Escaping Reality with Drugs | Lindsey’s True Story

    Like many with addiction, Lindsey started escaping reality through substance abuse. As a result, she developed drug addiction in youth. Her belief is that unless you’ve been through addiction yourself, you’ll never be able to understand what a someone with an addiction is going through and...