Recovery Stories

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...