Across the country, people in recovery are celebrating their successes and sharing them with others. However, these successes often go unnoticed by the broader population. Sharing and celebrating recovery stories connects community members with one another and empowers those who are still struggling to know they are not alone.It also helps us to eliminate the stigma people in recovery often face and educate the public that recovery is possible.
Review the personal stories of people recovering from substance use disorders below and share your story here. Then ask your friends to do the same. #OurStoriesHavePower. #RecoveryVoicesCount.
“Donald Whitehead a person in long term recovery. What that means is that he has been completely free from the use of all substances for over 21 years.”
“A story like many others..."sick and tired of being sick and tired". When I got sober I really didn't believe it would work this time either.”