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.
“After many years of living a life of turmoil and chaos I decided to turn my will and my life over to the care of God, learned to let go and let God and know that I am not in control.”
“Hello, my name is Angela Gilgallon and I have been in recovery since October 2007; which means I have not had a drink or used drugs in over 8 years.”