True Stories of Addiction: Educating and Inspiring

Inspirational Stories of Addiction and Recovery

From wealthy suburbs to intercity neighborhoods, from responsible and healthy families to families filled with abuse, from adolescence to old age, addiction devastates the lives of many. There is hope, though, as millions have been able to crawl out from the confines of addiction.

Addiction brings people to the darkest depths of the human condition, destroying relationships, ripping families apart, spreading depression, incurring poverty and illness. It is a terrifying condition that causes many to lose sight of what they hold dear, but it can be overcome. With the right help, anyone can rise up out of this nightmare and walk into the light. In the video series, True Stories of Addiction, listen to and read the inspirational stories of people who have been through addiction and found recovery.

More than 100 People Share their Story of Addiction

Over a hundred people so far have come forward to share their stories of addiction and recovery. These brave individuals open themselves up to the world, so that they can shed light on the disease of addiction and inspire others to seek help.

These people are living proof that, while addiction is a deadly condition, there is a way out. Many of them were at the lowest of lows, homeless, abusing drugs or Alcohol constantly, sick and weak, stealing and breaking the law to support their habit, unable to stop. From the dark pits of depression, loneliness and hopelessness, these resilient humans have found help and recovered.

Through the grace of rehab, 12-step programs, therapy, meetings, the service of others and other resources, many people escape the grasp of addiction. These episodes uncover the personal trials of addiction and the journeys to recovery that these brave souls have embarked upon.

In True Stories of Addiction, Family Edition, family members of addicted individuals share how this disease has impacted them by proxy. These people offer empathy and hope for others who are going through similar struggles.

Recovery is Possible and Everyone Deserves a Chance

More than a hundred people, who are willing to go in front of a camera to share this message, attest to the potential of health and happiness that can be achieved. No matter what age, how long the substance abuse has persisted, or any other factor, anyone can recover from addiction. Everyone deserves a proper chance.

If you are stuck in the trap of addiction, looking for an answer, these videos show how others in your position have overcome. To find out more about getting help for yourself or someone you know, call (866) 578-7471. The specialist on the other end will listen to your own story and help you put together a plan for recovery.

  1. This is indeed an inspiring story. Like I have always been saying, determination can make one not to take part in addiction even in the midst of addicted people.

  2. I love this summarized write up, so concise and precise. This is a true message of hope. There’s always hope when there’s breath afterall. Keep up with the good grind Detoxtorehab.

  3. Of course everyone deserves recovery but not everyone will get it because some will keep hiding till they die. Thanks for this piece of information.

  4. Many of these stories have been very inspirational and touching. Also, those stories will serve as a guide to other people and profer solutions to better life.

  5. Recovery is open to every addicted individual who is ready for a new life. Someone whose miserable life isn’t too good for.

  6. I agree everybody deserves a second chance but they must be deserving of it this is true especially for addicts. In any case if you get it ,ake the most out of it.

  7. kudos to these brave men and women who shared their recovery story in front of the camera. this will sure encourage other drug addicts to stay clean knowing fully well that going sober comes with good health and happiness

  8. This article is really encouraging and not just that. It has done the job of creating awareness. It gave evidence of others who have seen and overcome this kind of situation and I really love the initiative.

  9. Educating people on to avoid addiction is a beautiful thing through inspirational true stories. I’m so glad you guys are in the society to help.

  10. Their is no doubt to what you’ve taking your precious time to outline about the consequences of alcohol addiction to families. It destroys home, marriages, well-being and so on.

  11. Detox to rehab thanks for sharing all this amazing stories they are really educative and inspiring, thank you for all the programs you do to help addicts. Recovery is possible no matter the circumstances and everyone deserves a chance.

  12. Our life lessons is very valuable. If there is a chance that we can share our experiences with other people, go for it. You may never know how far your life lessons will reach.

  13. Thank you Detax to rehab for sharing these type of stories with all of us.These stories are really very much inspirational for many people who are addicted with something.

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