Voices of Hope

Stories of Strength in Addiction and Recovery


Featured Addiction and Recovery Stories


The day before Thanksgiving, nine years ago, I lost all happiness, peace of mind...and my daughter. Continue Reading

While growing up, my father had only two rules: I had to tell him where I was and I had to make sure I didn't get caught. Continue Reading

I found myself giving in to Samantha, letting her shoot heroin into my arms every day after practicing therapy for students at a posh, Catholic college. Continue Reading

At first, I didn't realize I had a problem - and once I did, I felt like it was too late. Continue Reading

That’s when I discovered the numbness that using gave...and it seemed easier to deal with life while I was high. Continue Reading

The choice to pick up an unhealthy addiction is yours...so the choice to drop it again is also yours. Continue Reading
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My story is a long one, considering I'm not that old. I used to have a life - a very different one - and I wasn't alone in the way I am now. Continue Reading

I changed so much over the last 11 years that I don't know who I am anymore. I can't even remember who I was. Continue Reading

I might still love you and I might even like to have you one more time...but we both know where it will take us: down that long, agonizingly painful, excruciating road to death. Continue Reading
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