Recovery Month Day 26

Recovery Month Day 26

Day 26 of Recovery Month brings us another heart-warming journey. Today’s journey is the story of Stewart C. We hope you enjoy the read! Before I came to Changes, I was living in a one-bedroom flat with no hope in the world. I liken the time of my life back then to being attacked by

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Recovery Month Day 24

Recovery Month Day 24

Day 24 of Recovery Month. Today we are sharing another perspective of addiction. “A partners story” My relationship with Daniel when he was in the depth of addiction was very hit and miss. Myself and my son were constantly walking on egg shells, his emotions were extreme as at some points he was happy but

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Recovery Month Day 23

Recovery Month Day 23

Day 23 of Recovery Month shows the journey of Tom. Tom was not with Changes for long but the time he spent here has had a meaningful impact on his life. We hope you enjoy the read! My story with alcohol began when I was in my early 20’s, perhaps before. Like many people my age, I would go

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Recovery Month Day 22

Recovery Month Day 22

Day 22 of Recovery Month brings us the story of Paul. We hope you enjoy the read! Before I went to Changes, I was an alcoholic and my life was disintegrating around me. My marriage went down the pan, it was obviously not going to last in the state that I was in. I was

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Recovery Month Day 21

Recovery Month Day 21

Day 21 of Recovery Month. Today, we bring you the story of our very own James C. James is the gardening services manager at Changes UK and an vital part of the Changes family. We hope you enjoy the read! To the outside world there would seem to be no reason as to why I

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Recovery Month Day 20

Recovery Month Day 20

Today is Day 20 of Recovery Month. We are bringing you the journey of our very own Marie. A truly inspirational story and we hope you enjoy it! I was born in Glasgow and honestly, I believe I was not born an addict. I was raised an only child and the issues began when I was

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Recovery Month Day 19

Recovery Month Day 19

Today is Day 19 of Recovery Month. Today’s story follows the journey of James Richardson. We hope you enjoy the read! Hi, my name is James and I’m a recovered drug addict. So, after 23 years of using mind altering substances, numerous job losses, many prison sentences and destroying my family I found myself in

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Recovery Month Day 18

Recovery Month Day 18

Day 18 of Recovery Month: Richard’s story I came to Birmingham on 23rd July 2012 a very broken and scared individual with little faith that I could stay clean. I had been using something every day since I was 13 years old and had been using hard drugs chaotically since the age of about 18.

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Recovery Month Day 15

Recovery Month Day 15

Day 15 of Recovery Month. “A Mother’s Perspective” Changing pain into purpose is something we do well here at Changes UK, however its easy to forget that, that pain is not only changed for the person succeeding in recovery but also family members, today we hear from the mother of a recent story we shared.

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Recovery Month Day 14

Recovery Month Day 14

The story we have today shows the journey of our very own Steve Costello. Hope you enjoy the read. After 30 years of addiction, I finally managed to get clean and ended up living in Liverpool in February 2012. I was engaging in recovery but felt I had no purpose or direction in my life.

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