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.
“My name is Trevor and I am a person in long term recovery. To me this means that I haven't had to put a drink, or drug in my body since January 5th, 2013.”
“I am a person in long term recovery and what that means to me is that I have not found it necessary to use any mild altering substances in 4 years.”