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  • Sabrina’s Addiction – Finding A Way Out
    Sabrina’s Addiction – Finding A Way Out

    Unhealthy Family and Opioid Overdose As a child, Sabrina’s parents’ divorce was tough but turning to drugs and experiencing opioid overdose wasn’t in her plans. While growing up, she felt more at ease with her mother, however, her father was emotionally distant. Sabrina’s father was strict and...


  • Lauren’s Pain Pill Addiction Almost Killed Her
    Lauren’s Pain Pill Addiction Almost Killed Her

    Developing Pain Pill Addiction As a National Honor Society student, Lauren never suspected that she would end up with an Opioid pain pill addiction. However, a diagnosis of endometriosis resulted in her doctor prescribing her medications to help deal with the pain. Endometriosis is a condition...


  • Thomas: Is Alcohol Self Medication Normal?
    Thomas: Is Alcohol Self Medication Normal?

    Self-Medicating with Alcohol As a young boy, Thomas turned to unhealthy behaviors to cope and began self-medicating with Alcohol. He was born in Korea and adopted by a white American family; nevertheless, he was raised in what seemed like a normal household. His adopted mother...


  • Levi: “With Addiction You Have Two Choices”
    Levi: “With Addiction You Have Two Choices”

    Hooked on Heroin and Alcohol Levi’s dad struggled with the disease of alcoholism and he grew up in a very dysfunctional home, which eventually led him down a path to Heroin and Alcohol addiction. He spent his time growing up with a lot of ups and...


  • Louann Dealt with Family Alcoholism
    Louann Dealt with Family Alcoholism

    Family Alcoholism and Dysfunction Louann tells us her story of growing up with family alcoholism and dysfunction. It wasn’t until she accepted her problem with alcohol that she was able to find long-term sobriety. She describes the denial she faced, “I only drank at work”...


  • Jordan Overcomes Past Trauma and Addiction
    Jordan Overcomes Past Trauma and Addiction

    Childhood Abuse and Opioid Addiction As a child, Jordan felt misunderstood and alone, eventually, leading to Opioid addiction. Jordan describes his upbringing as similar to that of an only child; his brothers are between 8-18 years older than him and were already living on their...


  • Andrew’s Addiction is a Disease
    Andrew’s Addiction is a Disease

    Drug Addiction Disease Andrew was raised in a stable home; his external circumstances weren’t the cause of his drug addiction disease. His parents had a healthy relationship, he was loved and well cared for. Moreover, his home was free from any childhood trauma or neglect....


  • John’s Drug Abuse and Meth Addiction
    John’s Drug Abuse and Meth Addiction

    Drug Abuse and Meth Addiction Drug abuse and addiction have been a part of John’s life since he was a kid. He grew up poor with a biker father in Louisiana. John was the smallest member of his family, so he felt that his life was rougher...


  • Chris’ Drug Relapse in Addiction Recovery
    Chris’ Drug Relapse in Addiction Recovery

    Drugs in High School Chris’ drug use started young and continued for many years before reaching his path to addiction recovery. What first started with Marijuana and Alcohol soon turned into prescription pills, Amphetamines, and depressants that he would steal from his mom. Before long,...