BREAKING NEWS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

Thanks to the assistance from the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll, Senior Policy Analyst Peter Gaumond, and ONDCP staff , as well as the support from the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence- Maryland, we are pleased to announce...

Historic Global Addiction Recovery Event Draws Near

 NEWS RELEASE Contact: John Winslow Email: johnwinslow1949@gmail.com Phone: 443 880-2094 Historic Global Addiction Recovery Event Draws Near Key Monuments and Structures Around the World Will Illuminate in Purple on September 30th as Simulated Fireworks Fill the World’s Virtual Skies in Celebration of International Recovery Day. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA., July 30, 2020 –...

Angi’s Story

My name is Angi and today I’m grateful to be alive and sober. I was born into alcoholism and do not remember a time when alcohol was not present in my life. Like many kids that grew up around drinking and its consequences, I always...

Purple ~ symbolizing the addiction recovery movement

The United States' National Recovery Month was founded in 1989. Purple was selected as our recovery movement's official color: Subsequently, International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), was established in 2001 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. Today, the color...

Kari’s Story

My name is Kari and I am a person in long term recovery from addiction. What that means to me is that I have not felt a need to use mood altering substances since May 3, 1998. I took my first drink of alcohol at...

Fadilan’s Story

Fadilan AK from Singapore gives a "Shout-Out" to International Recovery Day - English version. Check out this video in Indonesian on our YouTube channel here. ...

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John’s Story

My name is John Winslow. I’m a person in long-term recovery, which for me means that I haven’t used alcohol or other addictive substances since January 21st, 1976. I’m now officially a “Snowbird”- meaning I live with my wife, Monna, in Virginia Beach, Virginia...