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No more meth!

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No more meth!

I used meth very heavily 8 years ago. I used and caused trouble where I landed in prison and even lost custody of my daughter. I knew before prison I wanted to change....I phoned home and told my mom I was ready and for some reason after all the worry and pain I have caused she believed me. So I went to a 21 day treatment. Before I knew it,?I was wanted by the police. When I graduated from treatment the cops caught up with me and I ended up In prison. I used my time efficiently by taking two college classes. When released I instantly looked for a job and cut all ties with my so-called friends from my meth circle. I had an old school friend call me out off the blue to hang out and next thing I knew I had positive people around me and found a job at a Subway. I worked as much as I could and worked my way up to management.

It took a lot of proving myself because five felonies is like a big monkey on your back. I met a wonderful man;?we are now married. I also recieved custody of my beautiful daughter again. I decided to go to college and graduated my program with honors. I got to say a speech at graduation. It was the best feeling, ever!! Now I have two daughters, loving husband, and wonderful life. I feel like it was a liftime ago I used meth....there is light at the end of the tunnel, I promise you that!!


This Story of Hope was created in celebration of recovery and to let families know that there are pathways to hope and healing. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families who are struggling with their son or daughter's substance use. Please consider sharing this page so that families know where to turn to for help, and that there is always hope.

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1. Stephen
Your's is a great meth recovery success story. I love to hear about people like you breaking free from meth and building a happy, healthy and satisfying life. Congratulations!