Recovery Stories

Explore some of the recovery stories from others who have been where you currently are. Their stories may provide insight into this disease or provide a sense of connection to others who have been down this path too.

Interview with Recovering Addict, John Coyle

I work with John at Amethyst and I was thrilled to have the chance to interview him for this blog piece. He is incredibly kind, humble and has been a huge inspiration to me. He works tirelessly to help those that are still suffering and I am proud to call him my...

Amethyst Recovery Stories – Justin Greenberg

My name is Justin Greenberg and I have been clean since November 13th, 2015.   I was born and raised in Stoughton, Massachusetts. My family was really close when I was growing up and my parents have been married for over thirty years. My father coached my youth...

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Amethyst Recovery Stories – Tony Gonzalez

My name is Tony and I’m an addict in long term recovery.   My story begins like so many others I’ve heard over the years. From the outside looking in, I had a fairly normal family and life. My parents were together, and I had an older brother that was my best...

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Amethyst Recovery Stories – Kaelan Lanie

Amethyst Recovery Stories – Kaelan Lanie

  I grew up in an upper-middle-class home. I have the most loving parents a child could have ever asked for. I am the only girl of three brothers. Every want and need we had as children my parents were capable of providing for us. My life was normal. I was...

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5 Reasons to Love Recovery

5 Reasons to Love Recovery

“24.6 million Americans were addicted to drugs in 2013. That’s 9.4% of the population.” If you’re among the millions of Americans addicted to alcohol or drugs, it’s never too late to get help. The longer that you wait, the harder it may be to recover from an...

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My HONEST Recovery Key Tag

My HONEST Recovery Key Tag

Hey guys, I am an addict and you can call me Kayleigh. My clean date is July 9th, 2018. I have a sponsor, who has a sponsor, who has a sponsor. I work the twelve step program of Narcotics Anonymous. I have a higher power of my own understanding, and I attend meetings...

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Aftercare Programs To Help Your Loved Ones: A Parent's Guide

Aftercare Programs To Help Your Loved Ones: A Parent's Guide

Alcoholism and drug addiction doesn’t just impact the sufferer; it affects the whole family. Whether your child, spouse, or employee is suffering with alcohol and drug addiction, chances are you’ve suffered right along with them, feeling powerless over providing a...

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Miley Cyrus: A Recovery Role Model

Miley Cyrus: A Recovery Role Model

Miley Cyrus’s battle with addiction has been highly publicized over the past couple of years. In 2015, Miley Cyrus was photographed in a recording studio surrounded by what appeared to be drug paraphernalia. Miley's loved ones and fans watched her addiction story...

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