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  • Debbi Finds Help for Drug Addiction
    Debbi Finds Help for Drug Addiction

    Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Debbi describes her experience growing up as a very unhappy childhood, which at some point turned into developing a drug addiction. Living in San Francisco, California, her home was part of the upper middle class and she attended a Catholic school....


  • Mike’s Addictive Personality to Faith Recovery
    Mike’s Addictive Personality to Faith Recovery

    Addictive Personality and Compulsive Behavior Mike’s addiction started out with magazines of women that he found in his dad’s garage at age 12. Although his addiction and addictive behaviors toward women began early on, Mike didn’t try cocaine until he turned 22. It wasn’t until...


  • Mike’s Percocet Addiction and Drug Rehab
    Mike’s Percocet Addiction and Drug Rehab

    D.A.R.E and Weed Effects From the beginning, Mike’s drug and Alcohol use was over the top; it was all or nothing. He shares with us that if he was to start his night out on Ecstasy, he would not stop until all of the drugs...


  • Finding the Solution to Drug Use
    Finding the Solution to Drug Use

    Growing Up with Drug Addiction Tiffany grew up in a home with both of her parents living in active drug addiction. Living in an addicted household, she experienced dysfunction in every aspect of her life. The dysfunction she lived with day in and day out...


  • TJ’s Near-Death Experience with Heroin Addiction
    TJ’s Near-Death Experience with Heroin Addiction

    Drug Addiction to Wasted Opportunities TJ’s drug addiction began around the age of 15.; before his addiction transpired, he talks about not fitting in. Growing up, TJ felt as if there was a bubble surrounding him that kept him separate from everyone else. On a...


  • 90 Meetings in 90 Days—Nanci’s Journey to Sobriety
    90 Meetings in 90 Days—Nanci’s Journey to Sobriety

    From Diet Pills to Meth Abuse Nanci’s started abusing diet pills during her career as a nurse. The pills were just the start of her painful and tiresome road down addiction’s chaotic spiral. She started off taking one pill a day; when one pill wasn’t...


  • AA Offers Path to Recovery from Addiction
    AA Offers Path to Recovery from Addiction

    Hard Childhood Leads to Meth Abuse Chris, in childhood, had a rough introduction to life, and this put him on a track that would lead to Meth and Alcohol abuse. Eventually, AA would offer him a path to redemption, but it was a long road...


  • Rediscovering Joy After Alcoholism
    Rediscovering Joy After Alcoholism

    From Dedicated Student to Party Girl Growing up, Karry was a good kid—she was hard working and dedicated to school. In high school, she got great grades and became committed to drama and playing the flute. She was always too busy with her studies to...


  • Losing Everything and Starting Over
    Losing Everything and Starting Over

    First Round of Drug Abuse Steven first experienced mind-altering substances when he was in the sixth grade—he started drinking and smoking weed. He grew up in a nice suburb of LA. He was smart, but didn’t apply himself in school, and he was always drawn...