My journey has not been easy, but the gifts of recovery have made up for all the challenges in my life. As early as I can remember, I felt..
My name is Jack S. I was born in 1992 in Birmingham, Alabama, to two wonderful parents. I am the oldest of three brothers; my two younger..
I don’t remember the moment I became obsessed with my weight. Perhaps the obsession had always been there. What I do remember is when the..
Peter has lived in the recovery house at Rutgers for about a year-and-a-half. Prior to moving there he was in residential treatment at..
No one wakes up one day and decides he or she wants to have an addiction or disorder. It begins with that sly little voice inside your head..
I remember the moment everything changed. I was eight, and my dad didn’t look back and wave at me as he walked across the lawn to get in..
Alex is a member of the Carolina Recovery Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives in a sober living facility..
I still remember the look in my mother’s and father’s eyes when I tried to explain to them that I would be smoking weed for the rest of..
My name is Ginny, a proud parent of Jared, a recovering addict. Our troubles began when Jared was in high school. There were many warning..
From a very young age, I remember having a feeling that something was inherently wrong.