Joy’s Story

Joy shares her story at Spirit of Hope 2013

Joy shares her story during the sixth annual Spirit of Hope Awards Dinner

The search to fill that void in my gut began when I was thirteen years old.  Religion, shoplifting, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and the streets were all attempts to find my place in the world that would end that deep loneliness and void I felt.  I got pregnant when I was 17 years old and believed Read more

My name is Nancy and I’m thriving in recovery.

Nancy with her daughter at Spirit of Hope Award Dinner

Nancy with daughter Amanda at the Seventh Annual Spirit of Hope

My name is Nancy and I am a recovering addict. I am the mother of the two most adorable, respectable, lovable, responsible, supportive kids in the whole wide world. My clean/ sober date is September 8th 1996 – the day my son turned two years old and the same day I went into detox.

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