Intervention Success Stories

Courage Doesn’t Come Easy

They can yell, scream and lie as much as they want; in the end, you have to scream the loudest. Part of the responsibility of being a good friend,... Read More

Don’t Give Up on Them

It’s one thing to destroy your own life, but when you start tearing your family’s hearts out, it’s time to get help. Before I got hooked on pain... Read More

A New Chapter Begins

I’d like to tell you a little bit about how my family saved me from alcoholic deterioration and how the people you love can make all the difference in... Read More

Meaning It

I don’t really know where to begin, other than to say that my brother’s heroin habit nearly destroyed my family. It was not something any of us saw... Read More

No Time to Waste

Is there ever a right time to admit you have a drug problem? If there was, wouldn’t you admit it to yourself at some point? I never wanted to believe... Read More

Heeding the Warnings

I didn’t know how to go about helping someone who didn’t want it. It was a question that plagued me for a year as I watched my best friend struggle... Read More

The People You Love

As hard it was to get off of heroin, it might have been even harder to convince my brother that he had to. We started using together, so when I got... Read More

The Strength to Finish

Everything in this life is harder when you have to do it on your own; recovery from alcohol is no exception. It’s get to be a vicious cycle, in which... Read More

Grab the Lifeline When It’s Thrown to You

No matter what you may think, your family wants to help. You can posture all you’d like about being blindsided, or ambushed; but at the end of the day... Read More

A Clear Way Out

My son was only 19 years old when he had his thoughts, his actions and his brain hijacked by alcohol and benzodiazepine addiction. In no way do I wish... Read More

The Man I Grew Up With

When you’re younger, you feel like your father is a giant; like he knows everything and could meet any challenge. The thought of correcting him or... Read More

A Very Small Miracle

I would use a lot of words to describe my early twenties: shame, guilt, resentment, fear, embarrassment, etc. I had an alcoholic father who wasn't... Read More

Lucky Enough to Get a Second Chance

For the past year, 2 months and 21 days, I've been walking around like a man who's living his second life. The reason for this is simple:... Read More

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