Addiction Recovery Articles

New Kentucky program provides funding for treatment

Posted by Addiction Recovery Care

Kentucky residents earning less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level annually, which is approximately $18,000, and are seeking residential treatment for an opioid use disorder qualify to have the cost of 30 days of residential treatment covered by KORE funds.

Forgiven and Free

Posted by Loretta Smith

When a counselor told me that unforgiveness is like you are drinking the poison and expecting the other person to die. When I forgave myself and others it was like a very big load was removed from my shoulders. I had been packing that load since 2001. It had been so heavy.

Addiction Has Many Faces

Posted by Rhonda Nickell

I was on house arrest and waiting to go into treatment the next day, I had decided to cut my bracelet off and go on the run.

You were bought with a price

Posted by Madison Wardrip

My freshman year of high school is when I tried almost everything for the first time. I looked for anything that would change how I felt, no matter how long it lasted or didn’t last.

Love Has Called My Name

Posted by Tiffany Emerson

I was deeply depressed. I woke up every single day with the image of a gun in my mouth. I would go five or six days at a time being too depressed to shower.

God Said “Love Your Enemy,” so I Loved Myself

Posted by Randall Craft

I hated the man I was on the inside but on the outside I felt like the most important person in the world.

He's not finished.

Posted by Kayla Parsons

I was made to feel like I would always be an addict, or at the very least that my past would always haunt me and I could never amount to anything of value.

The Storm is Over

Posted by Tyler Witten

My story doesn't start like most. I was raised in a Christian home, by both parents, went to church every Sunday morning, and was active in Youth Group. So why would I get started into drugs? Acceptance.

Addiction Has Many Faces

Posted by Rhonda Nickell

Addiction has many faces. It will destroy you if you let it. I grew up in a family of addiction and as a result I despised drugs/alcohol.

A Story of Hope from One of “Those People”

Posted by Carla Copley

My name is Carla Copley and I am someone that lived most of her adult life as an addict. I hadn’t always been someone that was selfish, self-centered, and living in a fantasy world.