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  • Recovery Proves a Better Way of Life
    Recovery Proves a Better Way of Life

    True Stories of Addiction: Nathan Nathan was just 13 years old when he started experimenting with drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. He loved the way the drugs and alcohol made him feel. They took him out of reality and allowed him to be the person he...


  • Using Alcohol and Drugs to Fit In
    Using Alcohol and Drugs to Fit In

    True Stories of Addiction: Joseph Joseph grew up feeling he was the weird kid everyone tried to avoid talking too. He was bumped up grades because he was a fast learner and spent most of his time playing video games on the computer. He never...


  • Addiction is a Family Affair
    Addiction is a Family Affair

    True Stories of Addiction: Thomas Thomas got an understanding of alcohol and drug addiction at a very young age. His mother, father, grandma and grandpa were all victims to the disease of addiction. He watched his dad get pulled out of his house multiple times...


  • A Mother Recovering from Alcohol Addiction
    A Mother Recovering from Alcohol Addiction

    True Stories of Addiction: Amber Growing up Amber lived in two different worlds right after her parents divorced. Her dad was a big “man’s man” in a biker gang who enjoyed drinking alcohol daily, and her mother was a nurse who was very modest, proper...


  • A Mothers Recovery Story from Opiates
    A Mothers Recovery Story from Opiates

    True Stories of Addiction: Melissa Melissa felt very misunderstood from an early age; she felt as if she never fit in with the other kids at school or had a place in life. She was always searching for an escape, but didn’t find the escape...


  • Crack Cocaine Abuse and Pregnancy
    Crack Cocaine Abuse and Pregnancy

    True Stories of Addiction: Lynnette Lynnette went through her childhood and most of her teenage years without using and abusing drugs and or alcohol. She was a normal girl going through school who had dreams and aspirations to be someone inspirational in life. Her life...


  • Depending on Drugs and Alcohol to Live
    Depending on Drugs and Alcohol to Live

    True Stories of Addiction: Megan Megan grew up loving sports, hanging out with the boys and was not afraid to get down in the dirt. Despite the fun she had, when she was hanging out with the boys, they would often ask her if she...


  • Doing Drugs to Feel Cool
    Doing Drugs to Feel Cool

    True Stories of Addiction: Josh He grew up without knowing anything about drugs. Josh’s parents never talked to him about drugs and the friends he had didn’t experiment with them. One day, Josh got the idea in his head that if he were to lie...


  • 5 Reasons Why The 12-Step Program Works
    5 Reasons Why The 12-Step Program Works

    True Stories of Addiction: Stephan Stephan has tried to recover in the past but could never get the grip of it. He believes he has the best intentions, but always found his way back to drinking and using drugs. He was clean and sober for...