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About CenterPointe

Treatment Success Stories

"My journey through the storm"

My Journey through the Storm Times

I've been affiliated with CenterPointe since 1987 as an inpatient and outpatient client and now as a board member.

In the earlier years of treatment with the Glide program, it was like being on an emotional roller-coaster.

I was very frustrated, in deep self-denial of my addiction, and experienced constant depression.

I established a pattern of frequent relapses and I would sabotage myself when things were going well for me.

I always wanted to be successful, but I also wanted to hold on to drinking alcohol. I decided to take the next step and go through residential treatment.

I was given many tools for self-betterment, but chose not to utilize them and I broke away after I finished treatment.

In December 2005, I was diagnosed with cancer and I decided I had to get sober before anything could be good in my life.

I didn't want to die living like this and I asked God for help.

I discovered the lessons CenterPointe gave me were still embedded in my head. It was like a light went on and I started using those tools to get sober.

I came back to CenterPointe as an outpatient.

I was learning coping skills and addressing my mental health issues but I managed to make working with my therapist or case manager very difficult.

I harbored anger and self-hatred. I lived a life of drama. CenterPointe kept accepting me and supporting me and I kept working toward lasting recovery.

Now, I have seven years of sobriety. I still work every day on my recovery.

I try to remember where I came from. I talk with other people and with youth about the storm times.

And, I give back to my community for all the support the community gave me.
-Samuel B.