young people
I'm 25 and I've Been Sober for Over 8 Years. I'm on a Rollercoaster That's Only Going Up. - #VoicesProject
I remember being locked in my room. I have these little hinge door locks and I was searching desperately for them. I was overdosing. I had never overdosed before up to that point, and I could feel myself literally slipping slowly into death. I prayed to this God that I didn’t believe in to help...
Read More
By 14, I Was in Full Blown Addiction. What I Didn't Know was the Nature of My Illness. - #VoicesProject
My name is Maya, I’m seventeen years old, and I have 2 and a half years off of prescription opioids. I am a young person recovering from addiction. Never in my childhood did I ever see myself having to identify myself like that – with the word “addict.” I grew up thinking that an addict...
Read More