Stories of Recovery | Alcoholism, Addiction & 12 Step Spirituality

Stories of Recovery | Alcoholism, Addiction & 12 Step Spirituality


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What a Non-Addict Learned from People in Recovery
October 13, 2020

When you are entrusting yourself or your loved ones into the care of a counseling staff, you want to know what those counselors are like, what they care about, and...

How I Learned to Stop Enabling and Start Helping
September 29, 2020

Between her former husband, her brother, and her sister-in-law, Melissa had been surrounded by people in active addiction for years. She was loaning money, bailing people out of jail, and...

The Doctor Who Wanted to Die
September 15, 2020

“That’s when I found God.” This is how Christopher recalls what it felt like to take hydrocodone for the first time.  But before long, his addiction took a brutal hold...

I Had an Opiate Addiction but I Thought I Could Drink
September 03, 2020

Despite a significant opiate addiction, Eric was making good money and eventually was even offered a position as vice president at his company. Initially, he had thought drugs were just providing...

Gratitude and Resentment Can't Exist at the Same Time
July 28, 2020

Caitlin started drinking at 15, around the same time that her mom was diagnosed with cancer. By the time she was 20, Caitlin’s mother had passed away, and her father...

I'm Going to Keep It Raw
July 17, 2020

Jasmine shares about her transformative experience as part of MARR’s Right Side Up program. Before coming to RSU, she lived in a room where she blocked out all the light....

The Pastor Addicted to Pills, Booze, and Applause
July 14, 2020

After college, Gil spent a short time as a police officer who was addicted to drugs but was also arresting people for drugs. He thought that if he became a...

The Fear You Are Feeling Is Real
June 29, 2020

We all face moments where we are completely overwhelmed by the problems we are facing and the situations we find ourselves in. At these times, all of the strengths, tools,...

Enough Dope to Kill a Baseball Team
June 16, 2020

How does a person go from living in the woods and running from bloodhounds to holding his community accountable to protect his fellow clients in treatment? At our treatment centers,...

How I Learned Self-Acceptance
May 21, 2020

Self-acceptance is an important part of recovery. Growing up gay in a community where that wasn’t accepted, Keith W. felt flawed—like something was wrong with him. When he found drugs...