Never Alone: How Testimonials Help to Heal

Never Alone: How Testimonials Help to Heal

Treating addiction isn’t like any other illness. There is no pill to take or exercise to do that eliminates the problem, only the power of internal strength to overcome struggles of the “every day.” And when that strength wanes and resolve seems at its lowest, those...
What it Feels Like to Have an Addiction

What it Feels Like to Have an Addiction

For those who don’t suffer from drug and alcohol addiction, it is very hard to understand this disease. I have almost 20 years in recovery and sometimes it still baffles me. During the past three and a half years, we have helped hundreds of people recover. It’s a...
An Addicts Journey

An Addicts Journey

Alcoholism did not get me until early my 40’s. But there were early signs that it would eventually take hold. I had tremendous academic and vocational success, but none of it made me happy for more than a minute or two. Drinking or not drinking, I was never there for...
Chasing Illusions

Chasing Illusions

Addiction did not fully hit until my early 40’s. My alcoholic brain kept telling me that I was too good to be addicted to anything. But deep down, I knew I was and had known since I was 21 or 22 years old. Addiction was for lesser people. Not the Great Shayne (an ego...