Share Your Story

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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


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 [...]

MICHAEL’S STORY

My story is like most so I don’t like to go into that as much because we have all lived that. For me the struggle just seemed like a way to stop the thoughts in my mind because I did [...]

KERRIE’S STORY

They said she couldn’t fly.. she said watch me! behind the clear blue eyes the quick, effortless smile there is a coldness to her………….. as if her heart were packed with arctic ice. she hides within her mansion mind like [...]

SCOTT’S STORY

For all my adult life until recently, I’ve been a self-absorbed, somewhat misanthropic, functioning, closet alcoholic. Perhaps the word “closet” is decidedly laughable to those who know me. It’s easy for us to hide in breeding grounds condusive to its [...]

HANK’S STORY

Anyway, I recall watching Unguarded with my HS son in our living room and he was riveted. I knew he would be. I knew he was high risk and I knew who I had been at his age. I knew [...]

TANISHA’S STORY

I’ve been in and out of detoxes since I was 18. This is the first time I’ve been in a sober house. Right now I’m pretty much on my own except the support of my friends. My father gave up [...]

GARY’S STORY

Good afternoon! My name is Gary and I am an alcoholic. I am 66 years old and I have been without a drink or drug for over 15 years. I had the distinct pleasure to hear Chris speak at the [...]

SEAN’S STORY

I am alcoholic named Sean. As I approach 5 years of sobriety in May, I am eternally grateful for running and recovery. I would venture to say that my family life was normal growing up. I had plenty of friends, [...]

WHAT’S YOUR STORY? SHARE IT WITH THP

What's Your Story? 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 [...]

CRAIG’S STORY

I have been clean from heroin since the year 2000. Over 16 years. Sounds good, and undoubtedly it is. I have however struggled to have a ‘normal’ life. More out of work than in. Long periods of time being single. [...]

WILLEM’S STORY

My name is Willem and I'm an alcoholic. This was something I had known for years but had never said honestly out loud or to myself. I grew up in an upper middle class neighborhood in San Francisco. My father [...]

DEB’S STORY

My journey began over 15 years ago. My son was a running back for his high school team and had loads of friends and the normal ups and downs as he entered adulthood. He started to have many mood swings [...]

HOLLAND’S STORY

On April 21, 2015, after 4 detoxes and immense pain and suffering, I decided to take the leap of faith THP offered me and flew to Great Oaks Recovery Center in Egypt, Texas. After many years of opiate and alcohol [...]

BRIAN’S STORY

Whenever I am asked this question, I always choose to focus more on my recovery rather than my journey down the wrong path. Anyone who's familiar with this path knows there's a million ways to find the wrong path, but [...]

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