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  • 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...


  • Courtney was Heroin Addicted and Hopeless
    Courtney was Heroin Addicted and Hopeless

    Courtney grew up in a small town in Alabama where her wishes weren’t to grow up and become hooked on Crack or Heroin addicted. However, a traumatic experience led her down the dark path to drug addiction where she thought she was going to die...


  • 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...