Video: “He got sucked into this tornado”
Melissa lost her stepson, Nicholas, to an opioid overdose in 2018. She's become a fierce advocate for families impacted by addiction.
Learning to be active, not reactive, in addiction recovery
Katie Baker turned to meth after losing her Medicaid coverage and access to Adderall, her ADHD medication. After a five-year cycle of meth use and sobriety attempts, she had to learn how to cope with life without drugs.
‘John came to me for help. I hope I did.’
I found out today I lost a member and a friend. His name was John.
Community leader Greg Sands dedicated to addiction solutions
Greg Sands is well known throughout the Sioux Falls, SD community for his philanthropy, successful business – Sands Wall Systems – and commitment to helping others find recovery from addiction.
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.