Sharing your story is an important part of the recovery journey. Recovery stories connect us, inspire us and most importantly, are affirmations to others that there is always hope for recovery.

From Addiction to Recovery: Carly’s StoryI 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.
From Addiction to Recovery: Young Sung Hero’s StoryMy twenty-five years of active addiction was at first slow and progressive.
From Addiction to Recovery: Lara’s StoryI found myself in sobriety. I lost her along the way. The world was full of noise. It was telling me to be this and to be that.
From Addiction To Recovery: Austin’s StoryI grew up in a little part of Columbus, Ohio called Worthington. I consider my upbringing to be incredibly blessed.
From Addiction to Recovery: Laura W’s Story“Why do you drink? What is it that alcohol does for you,” asked my counselor in our very first meeting.
From Addiction to Recovery: Olivia’s StoryJust over five years ago, I was popping pills like they were candy, and drowning my misery in four bottles of wine a day.
Attending AA Led to the Realization that I Am an Addict, Not an AlcoholicWhen I walked into the rooms of AA, it was because of the depths that alcohol had taken me to.
Pills Were My Addiction, But Recovery Means I Abstain From Alcohol TooI sit in his office. It is the first time I am willing to be honest, about anything. About all of it.
My First Refuge Recovery MeetingI walked through the doors of The Alano Club in Portland full of curiosity and hungry for something more for my recovery.
From Self-Pity to Public Service: A Story of Recovery and HopeDespite his ‘battle within that will never end,’ recovering drug and alcohol addict Ken DeCesare is reaching out as he pulls himself up.

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