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Review the personal stories of people recovering from mental and/or substance use disorders.

These personal stories share strategies individuals have used to overcome obstacles and achieve success with their recovery efforts.

I look back and it amazes me. I'm thinking like, I never thought I'd have the courage or the hope to actually become somebody that helps somebody else in recovery.
My parents talked to me and my son gave me a hug the other day and he's actually proud of me. It's something I never thought I'd be able to see happen to me in a million years.
For a guy who lived his whole life in “compartments”, the “good little boy” compartment and the “gay boy” compartment it was no wonder why I resorted to the use of alcohol.

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Last Updated: 02/27/2015