Susanne Johnson

Susanne Johnson

Summer, Sun, Fun… and Recovery

July 19, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

Now I’m in recovery from alcoholism and drug use. When I look back, all my activities in summer were paired with a high consumption of alcoholic beverages. It didn’t matter if it was the Ouzo in Greece, the Rum in Grenada, Raki in Turkey, Limoncello in Italy, wine in France… I was in the front row when alcohol was there.

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Susanne Johnson

UPgrade Your Sobriety

June 21, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

Replacing one addiction with another is very common because we all want happiness in our life. Our brain is always searching for comfort. You are the one who has to determine if that way is a healthy one or not.

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Susanne Johnson

Circling the Drain of Alcoholism

April 30, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

I circled the drain for a long time. I was 42 years old when I finally found my way out. It was a last-minute rescue before my health conditions got so bad that the overwhelming fear of dying put that stopper into the drain and saved me. My poor health finally gave me the motivation to enter treatment.

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Susanne Johnson

Exit Addiction

March 4, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

I was so excited about my own success that I tried to tell everyone around me that my way was the only way to go, and that no other way mattered. My life experiences and the knowledge I have gained over the years have taught me differently. I now believe that every person who has a desire to enter recovery should find his or her own path, based on individual strengths and points of view.

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Stronger Together

February 17, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

Recovery is a process. Recovery takes time. Recovery is easier when you embrace a support network and let others help you to hold your course. Include new friends and family into your recovery and don’t be afraid to ask for it. We at Heroes in Recovery are always here for you if you need a helping hand. Please reach out!

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