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Recovery is a Slippery Fish

Dermot offers his talented, vulnerable, insightful and moving poetic word-picture of addiction and recovery.  Trigger warning: there are themes of deep despair and thoughts of suicide amongst his words of hope for healing: Recovery is a slippery fish I sit here once again thinking about where it went wrong. I have of course relapsed. I […]


Addiction Recovery Story during lockdown 2020

I talked to a lady last month who decided recently that she would wean herself off the one large bottle of gin she needed to drink daily. She couldn’t get into a residential detox during the covid-19 lockdown, so she researched alcohol withdrawal and taught herself what to expect. She had the page up on her […]

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Launching Addiction Recovery Stories

Every one of our lives have been affected in huge ways in the recent months.  Hope might be more important than ever.  So I’m very proud to share with you that our addiction recovery stories are ready and ‘live’.  In about a year doing this job I’ve met so many people with really tough stories, […]

Lisa Addiction & Recovery Story

Addiction & Recovery Stories

When talking to people about addiction, there’s a lot of stigma and misunderstandings.  There are many studies and insights into addiction and recovery, but I think there’s nothing quite like storytelling.  So we are going to profile and make available a number of people’s stories of addiction and recovery. The aim is to bring hope, […]