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Looking To Be Cared About

Christopher has vivid memories from early childhood of his parents drinking together up until the time they divorced.  His father left when he was eight years old. Christopher thinks their alcoholism prevented his parents from...

Chris Herren

Chris Herren’s meteoric rise in college and professional basketball was only overshadowed by his quick fall into the world of addiction and recovery. His substance abuse began while playing in college, and continued during...

“Sudden Sam” McDowell

During his fifteen years in professional baseball, “Sudden Sam” McDowell threw hard and partied harder. When he wasn’t scheduled to be on the mound the following day, his nights usually ended at 3:00 a.m. or...

Brothers

Twin Brothers “Z” and “T” are both alcoholics in recovery, who think their first drinks came while they were in the womb, when their mother would drink while pregnant. Both reflect on their lives before...

Betting On Whatever

Gary first began gambling at age 13, betting his friend’s parents five dollars at a time. He wasn’t very lucky, and kept losing. In his teens, he’d bet on sports with bookies, losing paycheck after paycheck. At...

A Little Spooky

Sam’s first gambling came making bets with friends in school. He’d bet his friends he could throw ball farther than they, or he’d flip baseball cards. He soon starting betting his school lunch that his favorite...

Feeling High

Kerri thinks her gambling addiction began at age 21, when she first visited a Casino. She never drank, never used drugs, but the act of gambling made her feel high. Her addiction intensified, finding reasons to visit casinos as...

Gambling Investments

Ron’s first gamble came at age 10. Growing up in New York City, he learned how to shoot dice on the street corner at night. But with gambling came lying, as he was making so much money gambling and working for a bookie...

Keeps Drinking

Ray says alcohol would help he feel better about himself. He never liked his life, even as a child. He learned to drink in his youth, by watching his father and other adults. Even as a senior citizen now, his uncle still sits in...

Accepting The Unacceptable

Jason began drinking in high school, like so many others. He and his friends would drink together. His first time getting drunk ended with him getting incredibly sick and vomiting, but he still woke up the next day with an...

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