Detox Rehab Recovery Stories

Get Help or Get Out

It’s a little bit like writing your own obituary one word at a... Read More


I’d be lying if I said my laziness didn’t play into my alcoholism. Also contributing to... Read More

For Granted

Addiction robs you of the most basic of dignities: the ability to hold down a job,... Read More


Where I come from you had a choice: sink or swim. If you were at all wishy-washy about... Read More

An Unexpected New Year’s Resolution

If I would have just sat back and... Read More

The Great Equalizer

In the regular world, everyone has a different tolerance for pain.... Read More

As Hard As It Gets

The folklore surrounding heroin withdrawal has been repeated so many... Read More

Past is Past

How much pain and sickness can you take? Can you come back from blinding... Read More


For about eight years, there was no piece; no solace; no refuge from this wretched... Read More

Little by Little

Trying to outrun the pain and sickness of withdrawal got to be too much... Read More

Writing My Own Ending

Nobody has a crystal ball, if they did they would never do... Read More

Outrunning Withdrawal

For years, parents and schools and community groups have... Read More

Overcoming Fear of Withdrawal

Anybody who has ever developed a physical... Read More

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