My name is Wesley, and I am a person in long-term recovery. What that means for me is that I have not used a mind-altering substance since February 6th, 2013. I was actively addicted to drugs, alcohol and a lifestyle of crime for 12 years. I lived to use and used to live. My life […]
My name is Keith and this October I will be seven years sober. My life before recovery consisted of me drinking all night and trying to have enough alcohol to last me until the liquor store opened at 8 a.m. the next morning. The turning point for my addiction was when I started hearing the voice of my […]
Paths to Recovery was a project-based partnership between Recover Alaska and the Daily News-Miner in Fairbanks, Alaska. The project looked at Alaska’s history with alcohol, the system of care for alcohol abusers, how that system might be improved and underage drinking and what’s being done about it.
My new life started 8 months ago. That is the day I gave up drinking alcohol and started my journey to recovery. After years of addiction, I landed in the Emergency Room after drinking way too much and unfortunately, this was not my first alcohol-related trip to the ER. The look of concern and fear […]
Executive Director Tiffany Hall guest hosts New Beginnings and shares her story of recovery on KOAN 95.1, Bridges 2 Recovery radio show. Listen here. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER FOR MORE NEWS LIKE THIS, STRAIGHT IN YOUR INBOX!Leave Blank:Do Not Change:Your email:
Two Recovering Addicts Share Their Paths to Serenity After Conquering Substance Abuse When we think of a person with a drug or alcohol addiction, we tend to imagine adults. But many of the recovering addicts we spoke to said their habits started in childhood and escalated over time. For some, it stemmed from a […]
Hello, my name is Stacy. I am Dena’ina Athabascan from Tyonek, Alaska. On November 8, 2016 I celebrated 90 days sober from alcohol. I haven’t consumed drugs since March 8, 2016. I have been struggling with addiction since I was 11 years old; I’m 29 years now. I must say recovery has brought me […]