Stories of Hope

Stories unite those touched by addiction – and offer hope to others. We are grateful to the parents and individuals who courageously share their families’ stories of healing.

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...

I chose "Miracle - New Life" as a title because I feel exactly like that. After a divorce, getting laid...

I never thought I'd have a problem like this. The truth is it can happen to anyone. The stem of...

I Will Be Silent No More - A Stolen Childhood

My whole life, I always sensed that there was something different or something amiss. My dad has been an alcoholic...

When I was a boy, I never smoked, though both of my parents did. In 1964, when I was 13...