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How I Quit Smoking Through Harm Reduction

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

At around 18 months sober, I noticed the same addictive pattern of thinking and behavior that I had experienced with drugs, alcohol, and food—except this time the substance was nicotine (cigarettes).
July 30th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Sarah’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

I am 14 years old and I am in the back seat of my mom’s Toyota Tercel and I am literally heartbroken. I know my life is forever changing.
July 27th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Laura S’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

Growing up, I always felt like something was off. Despite having an amazing family - two wonderful parents and an older brother -- I struggled to fit in.
July 25th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Carly’s Story

Carly BensonAddiction / Recovery Stories

I moved from Dallas to Naples, Florida when I was fourteen years old. It was the biggest change of my life at the time and when I landed there I was nervous about not knowing anyone.
July 20th 2017
Carly Benson
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Young Sung Hero’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

My twenty-five years of active addiction was at first slow and progressive.
July 13th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction To Recovery: Austin’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

I grew up in a little part of Columbus, Ohio called Worthington. I consider my upbringing to be incredibly blessed.
July 8th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Noelle’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories, The Recovery Village

My relationship with alcohol addiction is a relatively calm one with volatile undertones. My experiences were not so much riddled with black outs, scandals or ... Read more
July 6th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories, The Recovery Village

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From Addiction to Recovery: Olivia’s Story

Olivia PennelleAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

Just over five years ago, I was popping pills like they were candy, and drowning my misery in four bottles of wine a day.
July 5th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

As I’d done many times before, I woke up in my sophomore dorm room one Sunday morning and began to piece together and retrace my steps from the night before.
July 2nd 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery