Recovery Journals

February 25, 2014

A Family Member In Addiction

Watching a family member or a loved one struggle with addiction is one of toughest things a person or family can go through. My family member […]
February 12, 2014

John an Alcoholic

As the sound of the iron clanked behind me, reality began to set in.  How did I end up here? Maybe I am an alcoholics!? Only a few short […]
January 30, 2014

Missing Mom

I am an alcoholic and really needed to be fixed. I am missing my mom. I really need to share this. I am missing mom. My mom was […]
January 28, 2014

My Son A Heroin Addict: A Mothers Story

It was a group to rescue me from myself and my codependency, from living in a constant hell of fear and pain, shame and blaming myself. […]
January 22, 2014

Candice, An Alcoholic

I just got sick and tired of being sick and tired. I had a lot of bad things started happening to me when I was out […]
January 20, 2014

Oh, Man I Can Drink

Can I drink? Oh, man can I drink! And think when I drink? Oh yeah. I think when I drink. I can drink about anything and […]
January 16, 2014

A Clean Junkie

  People should never under-estimate the serious implications of smoking cannabis. I quickly became addicted to the feeling of being out of control, and once I had […]
December 6, 2013

Addict From The City Of Angles

Partying, drugs and girls…I got what I had wished for. My name is Kevin, I was born and raised in the City of Angels. I was […]
December 2, 2013

An Alcoholics Blackouts

I awoke to the daylight shining bright in my room that summer day in July, my vision still blurred as I attempted to focus in on […]
November 29, 2013

Marc An Addict Alcoholic

I guess I’ll start at the very beginning. My names Marc and I’m an addict/alcoholic. I was born in a small town outside Pittsburgh called Uniontown. […]
November 26, 2013

Battiling Addiction

My name is James P. I’m from South Carolina and I used to suffer from a hopeless state of mind. I am battling addiction. I took […]
November 20, 2013

A Kiss Goodbye

A kiss goodbye to comfort And a cigarette for luck But how can I move forward If I still don’t give a damn? Trading tears for […]
November 20, 2013

A Call For Help

When I decided to pick up the phone and make the call for help, it was out of pure desperation. I had been living my life […]
November 11, 2013

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Drug & Alcohol Abuse I was at the Watershed from Jan 5, 2011- March 11, 2011. Every minute was what I made it, but in retrospect […]
November 6, 2013

A Recovering Drug Addict

My name is Chad G and I am a recovering drug addict. I grew up in the outskirts of New Orleans L.A. I was not always […]
November 1, 2013

Abusing Painkillers

Hi my name is Francesca, and I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic and drug addict. I was born in D.C., and raised in Miami since I was […]
October 30, 2013

My Treatment for A Crack Cocaine Addiction

I am just a person no better or no worse than any addict in this world. I have been through many situations, which have made me […]
October 29, 2013

Discovering a Second Chance

My name is Stephanie and I am a heroin and benzodiazepine addict. This past year and a half I had been constantly struggling to maintain some […]
October 25, 2013

Drug Addiction

Before coming to The Watershed, my life was spiraling out of control. Addiction was ruining all aspects of my life. My finances, health, relationships, and career […]
October 18, 2013

Drinking And Getting High Made Me OK

My name is Johan R. I am 25 years old, and I am a drug addict and alcoholic. While drugs and alcohol have caused many problems […]