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  • Willingness is Key to Recovery
    Willingness is Key to Recovery

    True Stories of Addiction: Joey Joey had an amazing father who worked with the Fire Department and a mother who had a career that put food on the table for Joey and his siblings. He always played the good kid role at home but as...


  • Using Meth to Deal with Trauma
    Using Meth to Deal with Trauma

    True Stories of Addiction: Janene Janene was raised to be a good Mormon girl, meaning that she had to follow some very strict rules. Unfortunately for her, Janene struggled to follow these rules as she had to deal with crazy mood swings that only drugs...


  • Surviving Meth Addiction and Abuse
    Surviving Meth Addiction and Abuse

    True Stories of Addiction: Patrick Patrick grew up in a wonderful home with amazing parents but had troubles fitting in with the other children at his school because he is gay. Patrick didn’t know he was gay at the time, because he was so young,...


  • Why Recovery Works
    Why Recovery Works

    True Stories of Addiction: James James had a relatively normal upbringing. He didn’t have any trauma, nor did he suffer from any distressing events; relatively speaking, James was quite normal. James had many reasons, all of them good, to not become addicted to a substance,...


  • The Path to Sobriety
    The Path to Sobriety

    True Stories of Addiction: Vicki Vicki’s story starts with her parents, both of who suffered from the disease of addiction. She lost her mother many years ago to the disease, and her father only a few years ago. Vicki was first introduced to Alcohol when...


  • Doing Drugs to Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin
    Doing Drugs to Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin

    True Stories of Addiction: Zach Zach’s earliest memory is watching his father leave his mother. He didn’t understand why his father left he just knew how it made him feel. As Zach grew older, he felt out of place because all of his friends had...


  • Addiction Came Later in Life
    Addiction Came Later in Life

    True Stories of Addiction: Jessica Jessica had a lot of traumatizing things happen to her before she found drinking and drugs as a way to escape. She was never the type to drink during high school or go wild at parties. She could keep her...


  • Walking with God in Recovery
    Walking with God in Recovery

    True Stories of Addiction: Susana Susana was a troubled child due to traumatic events that were constantly occurring as she was growing up. She was sexually abused at a young age and she never got to work through the pain. Susana doesn’t believe being sexually...


  • 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...