Sean’s Story

Sean’s Story

I’ve lived my life in total chaos from a very young age. I found drugs at age 12, which led to heroin. It just took everything away. I was convinced that my life was empty. While I was using heroin, I only thought the future I had would lead to death. I had no hope...
Dylan’s Story

Dylan’s Story

“I started drinking and smoking pot at 15, and then I started doing prescription pills. It grew into heroin, and then eventually meth. I was trying to feel comfortable in my own skin, and probably just wanted to fit in. It took away relationships, opportunities, jobs...
Eric’s Story

Eric’s Story

It was horrible. I was always looking for drugs and always doing what I could to get it. Meth has taken my son away, my kid’s mother, my parents, my family, my freedom and everything I love. My hope moment was the night I got arrested and went to jail. I was thankful...
Denise’s Story

Denise’s Story

My relationship with alcohol started a long time ago. I had 20 years of sobriety until the summer of 2016. I started drinking very heavily, and in December of 2017, my best friend said that’s enough, you’re going to Mn Adult & Teen Challenge....
Edward’s Story

Edward’s Story

26 years of addiction left me in a very dark lonely place all by myself. I’d get up in the morning and the first thing on my mind was to go get high. It impacted my job, it caused family separation and caused me to lose good friends. There was once a misunderstanding...
Colette’s Story

Colette’s Story

My addiction brought me to a lot of different places. I progressed from using one thing to another, and then at the end, I was using everything. I was doing whatever I needed to do to stay high. If I wasn’t high, I was miserable, hopeless. I didn’t know...