Share Your Story

Share Your Story2019-01-18T19:46:42+00:00

Our details may be very different, but our experiences share a common thread. We each have a unique voice, and using that voice to share any part of ourselves, any part of our stories, can be a powerful tool for growth and healing.

Share Your Story

If you’ve been touched by the disease of addiction in any way, we want to hear from you here. We want to celebrate with you, learn with you, grow with you and support you. We can all do that when we share our stories. Submit Your Story

SHARE YOUR STORY


Jessica’s Story

I'm jessica, a recovering addict. My drug of choice is alcohol. I have been battling this disease for a number of years. after many detoxes, rehabs, programs, halfway houses, etc., I have finally had a med change. I am working [...]

Don’s Story

My name is Don Davis I'm married 20 years on Sept 18, but together for 10 before that. I'm been in recovery for 27 years. I went to rehab when I was 22. Grew up in an Irish- Catholic family, [...]

John’s Story

THOUGHTS ON DISEASE AND RECOVERY I have been a pretty healthy guy for my first 60 plus years on this earth. I have had back surgery, skin cancer and numerous hockey related broken bones over the years, but nothing major [...]

GLENN’S STORY

I am a 52-year recovering alcoholic from Cleveland, Ohio. I got sober young 25, actually 23 before my senior year in College. My family was finally fed up with my shenanigans and bailing me out of jackpots. I have managed [...]

BARRY’S STORY

On the day our 18 year old son, Kevin, moved out on his own, he died of alcohol poisoning alone in a hospital while we slept peacefully in our bed. For me, going to the funeral home to pick up [...]

CAITLIN’S STORY

You always think your life is so much different than everyone else until you start to open up and share your struggles with those around you... and from there, you realize you're not alone. Just like so many others, my [...]

HEIDI’S STORY

I am a 54 year old wife, mother, of two grown boys, and I am a person in long-term recovery. As of today I have six years, five months, and 11 days free form any mood or mind-altering substance. I [...]

THOMAS’ STORY

I grew up in a middle class neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. I was a high school athlete with a lot of friends and a good family. I took my first drink at 15 years old just because me and my [...]

FRANCIS’ STORY

My story is like so many others I know in my hometown and surrounding area. My name is Francis and I grew up in Lee, MA in Berkshire County. I’m currently 29 years old, male, and I’m a drug addict. [...]

NATE’S STORY

When I was a little boy I was always different in someway I didn’t quiet learn as quickly as others did. I was a boy trying to figure things out on my own but sometimes it seemed so difficult. I [...]

JOHN’S STORY

I’m 46 years old from Boston MA. 15 months sober. My drug addiction begin when I was 21. Cocaine is my drug of choice. I snorted cocaine for many years . During the last 10 years my addiction got out [...]

RYAN’S STORY

My name is Ryan and I am an alcoholic/heroin addict. My sobriety date is 08/2/2016. For a little over 10 years I struggled with opiate addiction and could never face that actual fact that I was a true alcoholic. When [...]

BRENT’S STORY

I made a dumb choice at the age of 15 or so….i lost my chances and abilities to play the sports that i loved in basketball and baseball…i was NOT a bookworm…so, i searched for a group that would love [...]

RAYMOND’S STORY

Most people say they remember their first drink and were hooked, I am one of those people. I was 12 when I remember having my first beer I thought I was cool. When I was 15, we moved to a [...]

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