Stories of Hope

Stories unite those touched by addiction – and offer hope to others. We are grateful to those who courageously share their personal struggles and triumphs.

I started out just having fun with my friends drinking, smoking bud. Then things progressed slowly. I was around a...

My name is John Cawley and I’m the Founder of Inspyr Gear. If you knew me 17 yrs ago, you...

I was so infatuated with dope, that I could never get enough. One night I took way too much, and...

Jennifer

The holidays are fast approaching and many memories come flooding back.  We remember those loved ones who are no longer...

I tried to get clean so many times I lost count. I remember how hard it was to say I'm...

I didn’t start drinking until I was separated from my husband.  I got the house, but selling it was the...

Hi, my name is Eric P. and I am an alcoholic. A.A. has completely changed my life around. So, a little...

When I was 12 I started smoking cigarettes. To this day I still wish I hadn't started. When I was...

Hey my name is Billy, and I am from East Texas. I started my drug career shortly after dropping out...

"actually, I just woke up one day and decided i didn't want to feel like that anymore, or ever. so I changed. just like that."

Perseverance and self-discipline. After approximately 8 or 9 years of drinking anywhere from 6-12 beers 4 or 5 days a...