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Joseph’s Sober Story

July 22, 2014

Hi, my name is Joseph. My journey often times feels like a long one. As I look back at the past few years of my life, it becomes clear to me that I was much harder on myself than I had to be. It is also very clear that the suffering I experienced was a direct result of my dependence upon drugs and alcohol.  Throughout my teen years, drugs and alcohol became a safe haven for me. They brought me to a place of artificial peace, or relief. If drugs and alcohol had not done so much for me, they…

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Pamela’s Sober Story

My name is Pamela. I am a white, educated, 50 year old widow , mother of 4 and also a grandmother. The reason I am telling you all this, is because disease does not care how old you are, what color you are, what gender you are or what age you are.  There is no 'typical' drug addict - it can happen to anyone, so there is no shame in seeking treatment, at any age. I am so glad I have received the gift of sobriety, especially at my age. If I didn’t get help this time I am sure…

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Kathryn’s Sober Story

July 18, 2014

My name is Kathryn. I am 24 years old, and I am a recovering alcoholic.  Today I am recovering, and I am a functioning member of society thanks to Destination Hope. Before I came to DH, I was very lost and felt alone.  I wandered into dangerous situations to capture the instant gratification that I was searching for.  I was an empty shell, putting on a different mask, according to whom I was around.  My therapists and the girls around me helped me discover who I really am, under the mask.  We all came together to support one another, relate to…

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