Openness, honesty and optimism for the future: Keys to Mikaela’s recovery from meth addiction
"You have to give 110%. That goes for anything, you can’t go about anything halfway, but especially in recovery. The first time I got sober I probably only gave 80%, and it wasn’t enough."
How Steve fueled addiction, and found recovery, through music
Eventually, the daily partying and alcohol use took its toll.
Rediscovering values in addiction recovery
Aubrey’s challenges with alcohol started in high school, when she started looking for acceptance in a new group of friends.
‘Face It TOGETHER has helped me in a way I can never repay’
Even from his first call to Face It TOGETHER, John could tell the person on the other end of the phone understood his struggle.
‘Two lives’ of sobriety: Brad’s addiction recovery story
Now in his “second life” of sobriety, Brad has seen improvements in all areas of his life.
Navigating addiction as a parent: Janelle’s story
Like many parents of children with addiction, Janelle’s mantra used to be “I can fix it.”
Losing a loved one to addiction
Lauren reflected on her journey through grief after the loss of her father in 2019. Since his passing, she has found herself advocating for him in new ways.
Why I decided to intern at Face It TOGETHER
My name is Lauren Olson and I am Face It TOGETHER’s Evaluation Intern! I currently study clinical and counseling psychology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and have an innate passion for helping others.
Roman's addiction recovery in the military
Roman, Face It TOGETHER’s newest coach, is a father of three and lives in Colorado Springs, CO. He hopes he can impact others’ lives in the same way his mentors have.
Finding purpose, peace within addiction recovery
In Mary Ozanic’s search for serenity in her addiction recovery, she discovered a job that truly makes her happy. It was a similar search – one for peace and fortitude years within her recovery – that led her to Face It TOGETHER.
‘I needed someone I trusted. I found that in Terri’
More than anything, Amie Pixler needed a safe space to heal and grow.