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Kevin Briggs at 2017 Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Kevin Briggs

"When I first started working down at the bridge, I had no idea that all these folks came there to lose their life to suicide,"... Continue Reading

Jodi Savits at the 2017 Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Jodi Savits

"I didn’t realize that I could turn my life around and be something different," Savits says. Read her story and be inspired tod... Continue Reading

Kristina Kaufmann at 2017 Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Kristina Kaufmann

"Unfortunately, for some soldiers, war doesn’t end on the battlefield. They come home with their issues that affect entire fami... Continue Reading

Tom Cruz at the 2017 Voice Awards

Recovery Hero of the Week:
Tom Cruz

"The biggest thing is that the leaders at the higher levels understand mental health and know that it’s not a weakness now," Cr... Continue Reading

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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

Natalie Calkins Rountree headshot

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

wolf looking into the abyss

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