For individuals battling addiction, the road ahead can be filled with many unknown twists and turns. Some experience a life-altering moment that propels them to seek help. Perhaps it was reckless behavior or a drunk driving conviction. But however they got to that point in their lives where they knew they needed help was a blessing in disguise.
Seeking support for an addiction is one of the most courageous things a person can do on that long and winding road to recovery. And addictions are a lot more common in society than one would have guessed. According to addictioncenter.com, approximately 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction to something, excluding tobacco. And with that shocking statistic, 100 people die every single day from drug overdoses.
And that’s why it’s so important for people dealing with an addiction to seek help and treatment. For the individuals in the images below, their journeys have turned into victories as evidenced in their before and after photos.
Take a look at how far they’ve come and applaud them for turning their lives around.
1. 10 Years Clean From Crystal Meth
2. Fours Years Clean From Heroin And Crystal Meth
3. Sober For Three Years
4. Clean Eight Months