Stories of Recovery

Reaching a Moment of Clarity

woman reaching a moment of clarity during addiction recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Adam Bean Adam Bean Adam spent the first half of his career as an editor at National Geographic and Runner’ World magazines. He later switched over to writing… read more Published: June 11, 2021 Updated: June 15, 2021 An awful realization about my son’s drug

Emily E’s Story of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Emily E Emily E read more Published: May 18, 2021 Updated: May 18, 2021 My name is Emily and I am a grateful, recovering alcoholic.  By the grace of God, my sobriety date is October 11, 2017. It was a long and treacherous road to

Jami’s Story of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Jami G Jami G read more Published: May 11, 2021 Updated: May 14, 2021 I hope this helps at least one person… My life was a wreck from Day One. I was given every opportunity to fail at every single milestone in my life.   My

Sharing My Secret to Success!

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Author Kristi S. Kristi S. read more Published: May 5, 2021 Updated: May 5, 2021 I grew up in a small country town, where everyone knew everyone, including all their business.  We moved there when I was 6 years old in the first grade and lived

Tony Shares His Journey Of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 19, 2019 Updated: April 28, 2021 This is Tony’s story. Portions of the content may be triggering for some readers. Let me talk you back to a time when I’m in a house with no plumbing, no electricity, an overwhelming smell of

Stories of Recovery: Melodie’s Long Road To Recovery

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 19, 2018 Updated: April 28, 2021 Stories of Recovery: Melodie’s Long Road to Recovery Recovery from addiction doesn’t always take hold the first time around. Overcoming addiction is a tough battle, requiring courage and determination. Melodie found this out the hard way.

Alumni Spotlight: Bobby

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 9, 2017 Updated: April 28, 2021 Alumni Spotlight: Bobby Introducing our new Prescott, AZ alumni ambassador, Bobby Goodell. Our first event will be December 1! For more information on our Prescott Alumni Chapter please reach out to any of our Lakeview Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: James

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: October 6, 2017 Updated: April 28, 2021 Alumni Spotlight: James My name is James (aka Shaky J) and I didn’t start using alcohol or drugs until freshmen year of college. Born and raised in New Jersey, I was big into sports and staying

Sober in Florida: Real Stories of Recovery

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 6, 2017 Updated: April 28, 2021 When people think of Florida they may envision sun, sand, Disney World, and alligators. But did you know that there is also a lot of high-quality and ethical addiction treatment in the state? Beyond being a

Alumni Spotlight: Kim

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 4, 2017 Updated: April 28, 2021 This is one person’s story; everyone will have unique experiences on their path to sobriety. This story may contain behaviors or information about use that is triggering. Please use your own discretion. Before my arrival at