Here you will find the stories of our community members who turned their lives around and learn how they did it. Plus the occasional blog post.




Our stories both written and spoken deal with the disease and recovery from alcoholism, addiction, suicide, mental illness and abuse which may be a sensitive subject for some.

The personal stories disclosed here are written with courage and are not filtered for subject matter or profanity.


Psychedelic's And Natural Highs

When I was 14 years old my older sister was dating a guy 4 years older than her. He introduced her to pot and since she and I had always...

Skate Straight With Curt

My name is Curt Eichelberger and I am 48 years old. I started drinking and doing most drugs from the age of 14. I grew up in the...

From Homeless To Empowered With Purpose

One shot to my neck and it was a steep, swift descent to my bottom due to a debilitating addiction to heroin and meth. I lost it all… my mar

"Coming Out," And Coming To With Purpose

Homeless drug addict on a downward spiral in life finds her self locked up behind bars after losing everything that meant anything to her re

Daily Opiate User Finds His New Purpose

Meet Darrell who has transformed his daily opiate addiction into a purposeful life helping other addicts to recover leading by his example.

From A Hopeless Addict To Helping Addicts

Soberoso - I entered a sober living and treatment program for women (for the millionth time). Didn’t know if I'd live to see another day...

From A Life Of Drinking To 22 Years Sober

My alcoholism and drinking took me full flight from reality to wrecking my marriage and not being able to make a living. I can’t leave out t