Recovery Hero: Rebecca Cota

Hello my name is Rebecca Cota and I have been in recovery for 32 years. The accomplishment I am most proud of in this time was moving out of my dysfunctional comfort zone and gaining confidence in who I am. Being a good mom also makes be proud. I went to South America early in …

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Recovery Hero: Angie Neeley

My name is Angie Neeley and I am a woman in long term recovery. For me, that means several things: I haven’t had any alcohol or drugs that weren’t prescribed to me since October 5, 1988 and I have an opportunity to give back that which has been freely given to me. My proudest accomplishment …

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Shauna Stevenson

My name is Shauna Stevenson and I came into recovery on February 17th, 2017. Since then, I am most proud of regaining motherhood, becoming a certified recovery coach and working with SRC by virtue of the Workforce Program. A low point for me was when I was on the run from the Drug Court Program. …

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Recovery Hero: Laura

My name is Laura, and I restarted my recovery journey on November 21, 2016.  I have been clean and sober for nearly 4 years- which is still mind boggling to me when I think about it. What have you accomplished that you’re most proud of during this time? I don’t think I could narrow down …

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Recovery Hero Joel McCelland

My name is Joel McClelland, I’ve been in recovery for 65 days. During this time, my proudest accomplishment is gaining custody of my amazing newborn son. My lowest point before recovery had to be about a year ago when I was living on the streets getting high and drunk everyday. This involved stealing from any …

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Recovery Hero, Sarah Powell

My name is Sara Powell, and I started recovery December 11, 2015. I have been clean off meth since August 30, 2017 and clean off alcohol since October 30, 2018. My most proud achievement since I’ve been in recovery in is that I’ve built a wonderful relationship with my children. Also, because I’m in recovery …

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Recovery Hero, Jeremy Box

My name is Jeremy Box and I have been sober and in recovery for exactly 1 year and 5 days. My physical sobriety is what I am most proud of because it has helped me to become more responsible, and a better father. Some low points for me during my use were receiving multiple DUI’s …

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Recovery Hero, Tim Brozo

My name is Timothy Brozo and I have been travelling this road of recovery for years now, and it has come with with many ups and downs. It has taken me many years of work to get the seven months of sobriety that I have now. Finally, people trust me. I have also been able …

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Recovery Hero: Tom Geoghan

Hello, my name is Tom Geoghan and I’ve been in recovery for four and a half years. The accomplishment I am most proud of is being present in my family’s life today. This also involves being an older brother and a better son. A low point for me during my use was feeling like my …

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Recovery Hero: Liz

My name is Liz and I have been in Recovery for almost 7 years! In this time I have been blessed with 2 beautiful children, was able to seal some of my record, obtained my GED and began my career in the medical field. The greatest accomplishment out of it all though, was learning how …

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Recovery Hero: Jennifer Candelaria

My name is Jennifer Candelaria and I have been in recovery for 9 months; I am most proud of my determination to get my kids back home to me in such a short amount of time. Not only that but actually completing and benefiting from a program that I have known to be overwhelming and …

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Recovery Hero: Dan Hugill

My name is Dan Hugill and I have been in recovery for 6 years. Since July 23rd 2014. During that time my accomplishments include working for the Phoenix and through them becoming a state certified peer specialist. I received the crossfit level 2 certification, the olympic lifting level 1, NASM youth exercise specialist certification and …

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Recovery Hero: Betty Toppin

My name is Betty Toppin and I have been in recovery since March 27th, 2019. Prior to recovery, I was in active addiction for most of my life. I finally hit my bottom in 2017 when I became homeless and lost custody of my daughter. I was basically wandering aimlessly for a year and a …

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Recovery Hero: Gabriel Gonzales

My name is Gabriel Gonzales, aka Colorado Cadi. I have been in recovery since June 19th, 2017. Since being in recovery I have gotten married to an amazing woman, I’ve been the best father figure I can possibly be for my step kids, and I’ve gone professional in electric skateboard racing. One of my lowest …

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Recovery Hero: Bonnie Scott

Hello, my name is Bonnie Scott and I have been clean and sober for 1 year and 2 months. Since being in recovery, I have gotten my life back. This has included receiving full custody of my daughter back in March of this year. My lowest point in addiction was when I heard my dealer …

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Recovery Hero: Jason Hotchkin

Our first Recovery Hero of the month, Jason Hotchkin! Jason is committed to recovery and has a passion for giving back and helping others, here is his story: I am Jason Hotchkin, I have been in recovery for over 38 months. For almost two years I have wanted to join the addiction career field and …

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Recovery Hero: Ryan Presley

Ryan Presley holds the honor of being our recovery hero of the week, here is his story! My Name is Ryan Presley and I have been in recovery continuously since September 15th of 2013. I started drinking when I was 18 and immediately had a problem that I was unable to get on top of …

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Recovery Hero: Laurel Justice

My name is Laurel Justice, I have been in recovery for 19 years. Before I came to recovery, I was pretty much mothering out of the “family disease”, without any consciousness about that. I am grateful for a series of painful, unwelcome, and transformational experiences that woke me up to the possibility of an entirely …

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Recovery Hero: Kristen Harper

My name is Kristen Harper and I have been in recovery for eight years. I’m most proud of being able to arrest the cycle of addiction in my family. It was difficult to watch my mother leave when I was only nine years old and then have her fate met from the disease of alcoholism …

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Recovery Hero: Cathy Plush

My name is Cathy Plush and I have been in recovery for the past 29 years. What I am most proud of is the blessing of being a sober mom and understanding how recovery continues to have such a profound and positive effect on my family. Everything in my life today, my husband, my children, …

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Recovery Hero: Ghislaine Henley

My name is Ghislaine Henley. I have been in recovery since August of 1986. I have been privileged to be part of the raising of two drug addicts/alcoholics who have become fully functioning and contributing members of society. My lowest point was Christmas 2010 when I had to kick both sons out of the house …

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Recovery Hero: Elise Bergsten

My name is Elise Bergsten and I am blessed to be in recovery since August 13, 1984. I was 23 when I sobered up. I went through an in-patient treatment program and have actively participated in my recovery since then. In addition to staying in recovery, raising my daughter has perhaps been my biggest accomplishment, …

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Recovery Hero: Rebecca Berg

“This is not how my family’s story will end.” My name is Rebecca Berg and I have been in recovery for 26 years. The most important day in my life is October 22, 1993. To me, it’s the day my life started. I was 22 years old and waking up. I am most proud of …

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Recovery Hero: Michelle Paris Gatson

My name is Michelle and I have been in recovery for 7 years. One of the things I am most proud of is that I have a growing willingness to be honest with myself about what I am responsible for instead of allowing myself to blame others for what is going on in my life. …

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Recovery Hero: Bob Van Til

Hey, I’m Bob and I get to have a couple of recovery times and milestones. Alcohol, along with any and all other drugs, was my primary affliction, but after I started in recovery I also spent 20 years dependent on chronic pain opiates which I have been free of for 2 and a half years. …

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Recovery Hero: Jayme Singleton

Another monday, another stellar recovery hero! This is Jayme Singleton’s story. My name is Jayme S. I began my journey into recovery six years ago. In that time I have met some challenges and setbacks however have maintained a strong drive and progression with my recovery process. My accomplishments since practicing the recovery lifestyle that …

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Recovery Hero: Cailean Anderson

Cailean Anderson Recovery Hero The Recovery Hero of the week, Cailean Anderson! Such a great dude whos following the path to recovery. Hello! My name is Cailean Anderson, and I have been in recovery for 3 months. One thing I accomplished during my recovery that I am most proud of would be… Actually, on this …

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Recovery Hero: Leon Stewart

This journey of recovery has been 25 months and I believe that I finally have this addiction behind me. It’s a rewarding benefit to my character and person. I can actually say with a positive demeanor that I’ve finally beat this character defect. I’m proud of myself and the happiest I’ve been in a long …

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Recovery Hero: Sparkle Lindsay

Our Recovery Hero of the week is the wonderful Sparke Lindsay! Such a positive role model for so many people. Hi my name is Sparkle Lindsay and i have been sober for one year.I have managed to accomplish the gift of patience, understanding, compassion, grace and loving myself. I am learning the art of being. …

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Recovery Hero: Alan Henley

The Recovery Hero of the week, Alan Henley! I began the journey of recovery in 1986 and have been free of alcohol and drugs since 1988 I am not proud of anything- it is all only by the grace of a power greater than self. I have had a 36 year career as a pharmacist …

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