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  • Meth and Alcohol Addiction Can’t Have Me. It’s MY Life!
    Meth and Alcohol Addiction Can’t Have Me. It’s MY Life!

    Genetics are responsible for much of the risk associated with addiction. According to Harvard Medical School, “We have begun to connect the dots between what genes do and how they influence the brain’s susceptibility to addiction.” Brandi’s true story of addiction reveals what the early...


  • He Paid the Ultimate Price for His Addiction
    He Paid the Ultimate Price for His Addiction

    A Happy, Go-Lucky Child Steffen was born to a kind and loving mother. But she was married to an abusive man. When she wasn’t around, his unrealistic expectations of Steffen resulted in abusive punishments. One day, at about seven or eight years old, Steffen couldn’t...


  • Overcoming What Happened to me as a Child
    Overcoming What Happened to me as a Child

    From an early age, Luke noticed that fitting in with others was hard. He just couldn’t connect with others, and he didn’t understand why. He just knew that was the way it always was. Friendships were difficult. Emotionally, Luke could not find that common ground....


  • Giving Back After Addiction
    Giving Back After Addiction

    As a child, Dave made friends easily but was going through a lot of abuse at home. His family struggled financially because his father suffered from drug addiction. At seven years old, Dave started drinking beer and smoking marijuana for the first time. At nine,...


  • I Neglected My Loving Family for Drugs
    I Neglected My Loving Family for Drugs

    Paul was raised as a Mormon in Mesa, Arizona. He was not raised around drugs or alcohol because it was against their religion. He was raised with everything any kid could ever want. He started to be molested at a very early age. This caused...


  • Alcohol Was My Gateway to Illegal Drugs
    Alcohol Was My Gateway to Illegal Drugs

    Brady grew up in a family that was very disconnected. Everyone seemed to do their own thing every day. Both of his parents had an addiction to drugs, but his parents tried to hide it from him. After getting his girlfriend pregnant, he decided to...


  • The Consequences of Addiction Were Never Enough
    The Consequences of Addiction Were Never Enough

    Joseph was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He grew up in poverty with his mother after she and his father got divorced. He went through many trials and tribulations early in life. After many bouts of in-school suspension, it was recommended that his mother take him...


  • Looking to Drugs and Gangs for Love
    Looking to Drugs and Gangs for Love

    Looking to drugs and gangs for love led Ricky down the wrong path. Born to a mother who suffered from drug addiction and alcoholism and a father who was incarcerated, Ricky P spent his childhood being raised by his grandparents. His mother eventually ended up...


  • Parental Sexual Abuse Led Me on a Path to Addiction
    Parental Sexual Abuse Led Me on a Path to Addiction

    Over 60,000 children in the America are sexually abused on a yearly basis. However, parental sexual abuse is especially unimaginable and horrific. Due to concealment, many cases of parental sexual abuse are never exposed. Adam knows the trauma of parental sexual abuse all too well....