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Recovery Stories

We believe that by sharing our stories of recovery, we can empower others to overcome addiction. Contact us and we’ll publish your addiction recovery story on Addicaid.

Resiliency & Recovery
3 months ago

Resiliency & Recovery

In this TED Talk, Jennifer Storm shares her personal story of healing from sexual abuse, followed by self-destructive drug and alcohol addiction. Her journey of recovery has resulted in a …
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The Perfect Diet for Recovery
9 months ago

The Perfect Diet for Recovery

Matthew Lovitt, Master Nutrition Therapist, is back for more! Last month he shared with us the complicated relationship between sugar and sobriety. This month he is here to discuss the perfect …
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How has addiction affected me?
9 months ago

How has addiction affected me?

Ben Emerling is a content writer who works in the Metro Detroit area. Creative writer by day and avid adventurist by night. He dedicates his life to helping people achieve …
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Addiction and Mental Illness
9 months ago

Addiction and Mental Illness

Annette Marshall blogs about her journey to wholeness from the effects of the disease of addiction in loved one’s. Her blog Just For Today focuses on living a whole life despite the challenges that life often brings. She …
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How I Got Clean: Robby Cooper of Detroit Muscle
9 months ago

How I Got Clean: Robby Cooper of Detroit Muscle

Here is an excerpt from the new novel, Detroit Muscle, author Jeff Vande Zande. He tells the story of Robby Cooper, an OxyContin addict in early recovery. His ex-girlfriend is …
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What AA Taught Me
9 months ago

What AA Taught Me

Laura Silverman is the founder of The Sobriety Collective, a resource and blog created to celebrate recovery, especially through creativity, in all its forms. In 2007, at age 24, Laura pulled a 180 and went …
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How Do You Tell a Loved One You’re an Alcoholic?
9 months ago

How Do You Tell a Loved One You’re an Alcoholic?

Kelly Fitzgerald is a writer based in Southwest Florida whose work has been published on sites like the Huffington Post, The Fix, Ravishly, BuzzFeed, and SheKnows. She is best known for …
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Becoming Aware and Taking Action
9 months ago

Becoming Aware and Taking Action

Kyczy Hawk is author of “Yoga and the Twelve Step Path” and “Life in Bite-Sized Morsels” and “From Burnout to Balance” among others. She is the founder of S.O.A.R.(™) Success …
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Adult Children of an Alcoholics
10 months ago

Adult Children of an Alcoholics

Writer and speaker Amy Eden Jollymore is back with us for her second guest post! Last week she shared with us “They Did The Best They Could “. This week she is …
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Does Online Recovery Really Work?
10 months ago

Does Online Recovery Really Work?

Guest blogger Bye-Bye-Beer is back again this week with another excellent original post. Last week she wrote about her first 23 months of being sober. This week she explores technology’s place in sobriety, and discovers some really helpful …
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