Hearing Impaired Drug Treatment

Hearing Impaired Drug Treatment

My name is Chris and I am and addict; a hearing impaired drug addict. I’ve never felt a part of the world I was born into. Until the age of 4 I wasn’t a part of conversations because I couldn’t hear them. My grandmothers nickname for me was “Mr. What.” Even when I was given […]

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Finding Inner Peace in Sobriety

finding inner peace in sobriety

In the summer of 2013, I made a decision to make another attempt to get sober. Up until this point I had struggled with heroin addiction for nearly a decade and could not achieve long term sobriety. I had been through multiple treatment centers, detoxes, sober livings, and done a geographical move. All of which […]

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Being Older in Sober Living

being older in sober living

I am what one could call a chronic relapser.  I first started trying to get sober in 2003 back in Canton Ohio.  I’ve made about every mistake one can make on my path to sobriety.  In the beginning, I knew that I wanted to stop drinking and using drugs but I wasn’t ready to put […]

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A New Experience in LA

looking for a rehab in los angeles

I’m originally from Des Moines, IA which is the largest city in Iowa at roughly 200,000 people. This is where I grew up and when through high school and partially through college as well. I had tried getting sober back home multiple times whether it was to get my family off my back, to have […]

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What to Expect in Sober Living

What to Expect in Sober Living

Entering a sober living home can be a little bit like the first day of school. Much like school, we know that the sober living facility will provide us with the tools we need to make a positive impact in our lives, and that through sober living, we can transition into the men we’ve always […]

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10 Signs the Party’s Over

10 Signs the Party’s Over

Most of us like a good party. There’s just something in our DNA that seems to make us enjoy hanging out with good people, having good fun, and not doing any work. Here in Los Angeles in particular, partying can sometimes feel like it comes with the territory of being a young man in one […]

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10 Benefits of Getting Sober Young

In his powerful song Starting Over, Macklemore croons some deep verses about recovery, relapse, and his journey to getting sober. One particular verse stands out: “If I can be an example of getting sober, then I can be an example of starting over.” As young men in recovery, getting sober is very much an opportunity […]

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