Stories

Hello, my name is Michelle; I am a daughter, a supportive sister, a fun auntie, an active mother of three wonderful daughters, a grandmother, an activist, a mentor, and a productive member of society.  I have struggled for over twenty years with the disease of addiction....

My name is Louise Wedge, and I grew up in Portland Oregon where I own my own home.  I am a mother, a grandmother and a great grandmother! I vote and I pay taxes. I recently retired as a drug and alcohol counselor and have been...

My name is Lisa. I am in long term recovery, which means I have not used any mind altering substances since, October 22, 2007. I lived with my addiction for nearly 30 years, and was homeless for the last five years of my addiction. The hopeless...