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  • TJ’s Near-Death Experience with Heroin Addiction
    TJ’s Near-Death Experience with Heroin Addiction

    Drug Addiction to Wasted Opportunities TJ’s drug addiction began around the age of 15.; before his addiction transpired, he talks about not fitting in. Growing up, TJ felt as if there was a bubble surrounding him that kept him separate from everyone else. On a...


  • 90 Meetings in 90 Days—Nanci’s Journey to Sobriety
    90 Meetings in 90 Days—Nanci’s Journey to Sobriety

    From Diet Pills to Meth Abuse Nanci’s started abusing diet pills during her career as a nurse. The pills were just the start of her painful and tiresome road down addiction’s chaotic spiral. She started off taking one pill a day; when one pill wasn’t...


  • AA Offers Path to Recovery from Addiction
    AA Offers Path to Recovery from Addiction

    Hard Childhood Leads to Meth Abuse Chris, in childhood, had a rough introduction to life, and this put him on a track that would lead to Meth and Alcohol abuse. Eventually, AA would offer him a path to redemption, but it was a long road...


  • Rediscovering Joy After Alcoholism
    Rediscovering Joy After Alcoholism

    From Dedicated Student to Party Girl Growing up, Karry was a good kid—she was hard working and dedicated to school. In high school, she got great grades and became committed to drama and playing the flute. She was always too busy with her studies to...


  • Losing Everything and Starting Over
    Losing Everything and Starting Over

    First Round of Drug Abuse Steven first experienced mind-altering substances when he was in the sixth grade—he started drinking and smoking weed. He grew up in a nice suburb of LA. He was smart, but didn’t apply himself in school, and he was always drawn...


  • Using Cocaine and Prescription Opiates at a Young Age
    Using Cocaine and Prescription Opiates at a Young Age

    Troubles of Addiction and Drugs Precede Her Kelsey may have been predisposed to addiction even at birth. Her parents struggled with substance abuse, which always raises the chances for a child to also experience addiction. She was born with Alcohol Fetal Syndrome and was physically...


  • Staying Clean and Sober from Alcohol and Cocaine
    Staying Clean and Sober from Alcohol and Cocaine

    Early Introduction to Drugs The first time Darren smoked pot was in fourth grade — when he was only nine or ten years old. In seventh grade, he tried LSD and Cocaine for the first time. He fell in love with how Cocaine made him...


  • Finding a New Life After Meth Addiction
    Finding a New Life After Meth Addiction

    True Stories of Addiction: Matter After a very difficult childhood, feeling unwanted and unloved, Matter became addicted to Meth. His drug use became all encompassing; he was high from the moment he woke until the moment he went to sleep. While being high had become...


  • Finding a Better Life After Pain Killer Addiction
    Finding a Better Life After Pain Killer Addiction

    Identity Struggle Starts a Downhill Spiral Ronny always felt different from the other kids. When he got older, he realized that he had sexual feelings for boys instead of girls. His family is Mexican and Catholic, it was hard to accept homosexuality in their culture....