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A culmination of thought, advice, and personal experience from Heroes In Recovery Lead Advocates and Guests, who help bring our cause to light.

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Amy Cooper

I Believe

March 20, 2018 by Amy Cooper

I believe in recovery, and that it can be life-long for anyone who desires it. I believe I will succeed because success is not how much you have but how much you can give back. I believe that addiction can be overcome and you can live a life on the road to recovery.

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Trevor McDonald

Meditation Mentality: Why Meditation Helps Heal

March 16, 2018 by Trevor McDonald

When you meditate, your goal is to clear your mind of passing thoughts. These are the thoughts that are often most harmful. This is the negative self-talk, worry and stress that runs through the mind unchecked. With regular meditation practice, you may learn to control these thoughts to gain a better perspective on life

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Bo Brown

Taking Responsibility

March 9, 2018 by Bo Brown

We can get better and live productive lives with healthy relationships with treatment, skills, and our own willpower. It is a constant work in progress, but with help from friends and families, we can eventually get to a place where we can all heal.

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Susanne Johnson

My Addiction:  How Does It Affect My Parents or Spouse?

March 5, 2018 by Susanne Johnson

I want to say I am sorry to my parents, but sadly, they have both passed away and never got to see me sober. I wish they could have. I hope they see me from above with a smile today, and feel proud of their daughter who made it some years ago. I’m grateful for my husband, who has stood by my side the past 20 years and through my addiction and recovery. He’s my rock.

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