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Personal Recovery Stories Articles

Doug Dunbar’s journey

Alcohol worked for a while as a way to self-medicate, until the price to pay was too high A person who has desperately needed hope, knows like no other, the power of visible recovery and the hope...

Rebecca Laber-Smith – South Portland, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? How good it feels! And that I’m never bored! Contrary to my pre-recovery beliefs (that I would never have fun again and that I was doomed to a...

Ashley Reny – Portland, Maine

I’m 33 years old. I grew up in Sabattus, Maine in a very loving family who gave me everything I could have ever needed. Tragically, my father committed suicide when I was 19, and about a year after...

Maulian Dana

Penobscot Indian Island Reservation Maulian Dana, the Penobscot Nation’s first Tribal Ambassador, made a choice on June 4, 2018 to stop drinking—altogether, forever— and has kept that promise to...
Maulian Dana

Maulian Dana

Penobscot Indian Island Reservation Maulian Dana, the Penobscot Nation’s first Tribal Ambassador, made a choice on June 4, 2018 to stop...

Kevin O’Grady

Kevin O’Grady

Kept trying until he found something that worked Spending much of his life as a functioning alcoholic, Kevin O’Grady...

Courtney Allen

Courtney Allen

Courtney Allen remembers the first time she saw the color green. She was 22 years old, a mother of two, and just a few...

Brant Dadaleares

Brant Dadaleares

Brant Dadaleares doesn’t ask people he hires if they have a problem with alcohol and drugs. The owner of Gross...

Sara Kraus

Sara Kraus

Sara Kraus of Harpswell is just finishing work at a local bank. She says she’s nervous about sharing her story – “but...