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Why Day 001 is worth watching and sharing

May 23rd, 2016

The power of a story was the inspiration behind the “Day 001: Voices of Recovery” project. We know that every single person who has struggled with alcohol addiction has a very personal and unique story; no one’s journey to recovery is quite the same. However, they each have some general traits that may resonate with […]

Day 001: Samuel Johns

February 10th, 2016

Samuel Johns was once a young kid in the village who felt like he would never amount to anything. He used alcohol to grieve and to numb a lot of the pain he was experiencing in life. He says his day one was May 22, 2007, the day he knew he had to become a […]

Day 001: Tiffany Hall

February 10th, 2016

Tiffany Hall’s journey to recovery helped teach her self-love and opened her eyes to the fact that she was not alone. Her transformation began on Sept. 29, 2009. She says getting sober and being in recovery helped her discover who she really is. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER FOR MORE NEWS LIKE THIS, STRAIGHT IN YOUR […]

Day 001: William Baynard

February 10th, 2016

For William Baynard, alcohol was a best friend for years, until it wasn’t. Since his “day one” on Jan. 27, 2011, he has been able to take up new hobbies and expand his professional life as an attorney. He says it’s a life he couldn’t have imagined.SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER FOR MORE NEWS LIKE THIS, […]

Day 001: Sarah Davies

February 10th, 2016

Sarah Davies says she depended on alcohol for comfort and companionship and when it came time to remove it from her life, she needed guidance. Her “day one” was Jan. 20, 2015, and she says that recovery becomes easier with each day. Sarah describes recovery as beautiful and says she has discovered her true self. […]

Day 001: Eva Gregg

February 10th, 2016

Eva Gregg found her “day one” in early September 2009 when she began her program of recovery. Years later after escaping the grip of addiction, she has transformed her life; she has choices, opportunities and surrounds herself with good people. Eva is currently a full-time student at the University of Alaska Anchorage, pursuing a bachelor’s […]

Day 001: Donteh Devoe

February 10th, 2016

Donteh Devoe found himself drinking earlier and earlier every day. After a run-in with the FBI that put him behind bars, Donteh found his day one on Sept. 11, 2008. He has since gained peace, joy and happiness, something he thought he would never have. Today, he has made it his mission to help others […]

Day 001: Ivy Spohnholz

February 10th, 2016

Ivy Spohnholz was the classic, functional alcoholic. She got up and went to work everyday, had two beautiful children and a lovely husband, but she wasn’t in control of her relationship with alcohol. Her day one was in the summer of 2002. Recovery was a struggle but eventually she got to the point where it […]

Day 001: Jacqueline Morris

February 10th, 2016

Jacqueline Morris drank to escape her emotional pain but she says it was self-destructive and damaging her soul. She started drinking as a teenager and says she tried to quit several times. For Jacqueline, July 2015 marked 10 years of being alcohol-free. Today, she is not hung over, she isn’t sick and her children have […]