July 2017
My Son's Doctor Killed Him With a Prescription. Now, She's Serving 30 Years for Murder
At sixteen, Jarrod broke his collarbone and the nurse gave him Vicodin. He liked it… After the loss of my 19 year old son to an accidental prescription drug overdose, I found out where his friends were getting the opiates Jarrod was hooked on. The first words out of my mouth were, “where is the...
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I Thought I Was Tough, but Recovery Showed Me the Power of Vulnerability - #VoicesProject
I’m writing this story to show others there is hope out there and to not be ashamed of yourself. I am an alcoholic and I have been sober for a little over 3 years now. My story is not meant to say that is easy to be sober or to gloat. It is meant to...
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Ryan Hampton
Independence Day is my favorite day of the year. Some people love Christmas or Valentine’s Day. For me, it’s the Fourth of July. I love America, and the Fourth of July is like the biggest, best birthday party ever, for the nation I’m lucky to call home. I love the fireworks, the flags, the parades....
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When I Got Sober, I Became the Present, Responsible Mom My Son Deserves - #VoicesProject
“You. I missed you, mom. Everything about you.” *********************** When I got back to Ohio, 9 months after my drug and alcohol  treatment, I was asked [or kind of told], “do you regret anything from your past? I know you have to regret something?” My answer was simple, firm and true: “No. I regret nothing.”...
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I Was a Lost Girl, Stuck in a Cycle of Pain and Hurt. Today, I Know My Self Worth. - #VoicesProject
My name is Melissa and I am an alcoholic and a drug addict in recovery and that’s the best thing about me. I’m writing to share my “experience strength and hope”. I like to start with hope because I like hope. My sobriety date is April 12th, 2006 and I do a lot of things...
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