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    Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate Jenn grew up with an ideal childhood, but addiction still darkened her life all the same. Many people who develop addiction experience childhood trauma or have troubled upbringings, but addiction doesn’t discriminate. There are a plethora of reasons why someone may turn...


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    True Stories of Addiction: Tony From childhood, Tony’s odds of growing up and avoiding substance abuse were low. There are certain variables that make a person more susceptible to addiction, and most of them were present in his life. Tony didn’t grow up in a...


  • Narrowly Escaping Death: Recovery Triumphs
    Narrowly Escaping Death: Recovery Triumphs

    True Stories of Addiction: Brittney Brittney started to abuse drugs at a very young age, after a switch flipped in her when she lost her virginity to a 25-year-old man when she was only 13 years old. Her father left the family before she was...


  • Recovery: Waking up to a New Life
    Recovery: Waking up to a New Life

    True Stories of Addiction: Dustin Dustin’s affair with drugs started just like most people: drinking and smoking pot when he was young. He was enamored with the Grateful Dead, and was a “dead head” in that scene for the early nineties until the band’s front...


  • 10 Reasons Why the 12-Step Program Works
    10 Reasons Why the 12-Step Program Works

    True Stories of Addiction: Bryce Bryce was a normal kid who grew up in a not so normal neighborhood. Everyone around him was using drugs to cope with their life, which made him disgusted with the idea of drugs. He never wanted to end up...


  • The Insanity of Active Drug Addiction
    The Insanity of Active Drug Addiction

    True Stories of Addiction: Greg As a young boy, Greg looked up to his parents like most children do. When he was three or four years old, he got his first candy cigarette and was so excited to mimic his parents and “smoke” cigarettes with...


  • Finding Purpose in Addiction and Alcoholism Recovery
    Finding Purpose in Addiction and Alcoholism Recovery

    True Stories of Addiction: Jeff Jeff’s earliest memories aren’t the memories you would expect. He doesn’t remember swinging on the swings in the park or playing with his friends. What Jeff remembers is a feeling of emptiness and anxiety that followed him where ever he...


  • From Heroin Addiction to Recovery
    From Heroin Addiction to Recovery

    True Stories of Addiction: Chuck Chuck knew from an early age what getting into drugs could do to his life. His plan was to avoid drugs and Alcohol at all costs so he can make something out of himself. However, he didn’t know how to...