Addicts’ Experiences and Testimonials

It is inspiring and reassuring to hear about the progress and positive experience of others.

Here are a number of accounts from Recovering Addicts and those close to them that confirm that hope and optimism, accompanied by determination and commitment, can lead to continuing recovery.

We are always looking for new stories to share so, if the account of your journey can inspire others to take the first step, please contact us »

Housebound Alcoholic – Home-based Treatment

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

I am a housebound and I have had a major alcohol problem for years. I do not think that Treatment Centres work – well not for me. I have been in several. They are too structured and regimented a

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A Heroin and Alcohol Addict in Recovery

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

I have had an alcohol problem for sixteen years total; for seven years it was a very big problem. I started taking drugs at fifteen. I liked doing it very much – I got in with the wrong crowd. M

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Addiction Recovery While Still at Work

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

I am sure that everyone thinks their problem or situation is unique. My problem and situation probably is however a little ‘different’ – I have a huge issue with ego and self-esteem

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A Lawyer With Alcoholism Finds Recovery

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

I am someone who, after years of active alcoholism, can now see myself recovering, and, after a struggle, enjoying the process. Having first found that I can survive without alcohol, I am now starting

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A Prison Inmate Finds Addiction Recovery

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

My life coach was always there or would ring me back. I have lived a violent life and the coach understood this. My coach understood where I was coming from and helped me to make sense of it all. I am

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A Young Father with Drug and Alcohol Addiction

by Digital Allies | 31-05-2016

I began a twelve step programme with Addictions UK. I have daily sessions with my worker and have a 24 hour helpline I can use when I need. I have spent many years using drugs and alcohol and had come

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