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Recovery Hero of the Week: Toshia Humphries

"The anxiety was so bad, I was willing to do whatever it took. Additionally, I was in a horribly dysfunctional and abusive rela... Continue Reading

Sheldon Hill at the Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Sheldon Hill

"Once the mental illness was taken care of and we addressed it, I was then able to stabilize and move forward and regain some v... Continue Reading

SAMHSA winner Sally Zinman

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Sally Zinman

Sally Zinman is has been a pioneer of the mental health peer movement since the mid-1970s. Read her recovery hero story today! Continue Reading

Joshua Calarino at the Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Joshua Calarino

“You have to be able to share your own personal stories of recovery and—if you don’t feel like you’re in recovery yet—maybe jus... Continue Reading

staglin family with their SAMHSA awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
The Staglin Family

"We needed help ourselves to deal with this because we felt like it was our fault," Shari Staglin says. Read about Brandon and ... Continue Reading

Ted Streuli at the SAMHSA Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Ted Streuli

"If you don’t tell your story—if you don’t start talking to people—it just stays in the dark," Ted says. Read his story and be ... Continue Reading

Tiffany Hunsley accepting her SAMSHA Voice Award

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Tiffany Hunsley

"My illness had progressed to a level that I ended up delivering a child that had been prenatally exposed to methamphetamine," ... Continue Reading

Kailey

Recovery Hero of the Week: Kailey

"I came to realize that once you deal with an addict for so long and they don’t prove to you they want to change, their fate is... Continue Reading

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Recovery Hero of the Week:
Natalie Calkins Rountree

"Soon into the relationship I had stopped seeing my family, my friends and even myself—for he had become my new identity," Nata... Continue Reading

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Recovery Hero of the Week: Jennifer

"The final straw came when I swallowed a toothbrush while trying to throw up. I had to be rushed to the hospital where it was s... Continue Reading

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Recovery Hero of the Week: Soberwolf

"I was admitted to the hospital on and off and nothing seemed to stop me—not even when I set my bed on fire falling asleep drun... Continue Reading

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Recovery Hero of the Week:
FormerBeerLover

"My dad almost always had a beer in his hand, a trait that I would later inherit," FormerBeerLover said. Read on and get inspir... Continue Reading

Amanda Cherewick

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Amanda Cherewick

"I started isolating myself more and I wanted to crawl into a deep hole and never come out," Amanda said. Read her story and ge... Continue Reading

Jessica K. in the park

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Jessica K.

"I did not use a 12-step program. I did change my entire life, inside and out," Jessica said. Read her story and get inspired t... Continue Reading

Chesire Cat from Alice in Wonderland

Recovery Hero of the Week:
TrixMixer

"My avatar of the Cheshire cat is so appropriate. I really came from a Wonderland—and of course I was the perfect Alice," TrixM... Continue Reading