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Everyone needs help sometimes. Celebrities, doctors, first responders, family; everyone. There's no shame in asking for help, so we've put together this small resource list to help you along your journey. Keep an eye out for words highlighted in purple as those are usually links!

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Quotes from Recoverees

Here are some quotes from people that have overcome addiction and are thriving today! Everyone needs help, and even those you look up to can struggle with addiction. Read the quotes below. Can you recognize anyone?

  • Macklemore

    American Rapper

    "If it wasn't for that rehab center, I probably wouldn't have been here. In terms of recovery, it has been very important for me to be a part of a recovery community, to actively be around my people because they understand me. They get it."
    Read the Full Article in MTV
  • Gerard Butler

    Scottish Actor

    "Maybe a stronger person wouldn't have needed to go. When you hear the word rehab, you think, He's a mess, he's [a failure].' But I'm glad I did it. I've made a [a lot] of wrong decisions in my life, but I know I've made some right ones as well."
    Read the Full Article in US Magazine
  • Jaimie Lee Curtis

    American Actress

    "My recovery from drug addiction is the single greatest accomplishment of my life… but it takes work — hard, painful work — but the help is there, in every town and career, drug/drink freed members of society, from every single walk and talk of life to help and guide."
    Read the Full Article in The Huffington Post
  • Robert Downey Jr.

    American Actor

    "Job one is get out of that cave. A lot of people do get out but don't change. So the thing is to get out and recognize the significance of that aggressive denial of your fate, come through the crucible forged into a stronger metal."
    Read the Full Article in Vanity Fair
  • Robin Williams

    American Comedian & Actor

    "My battles with addiction definitely shaped how I am now. They really made me deeply appreciate human contact. And the value of friends and family, how precious that is."
  • Demi Lovato

    American Singer/Songwriter

    "You just have to take it one day at a time, some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but my mental health as well."
    Read the Full Article in People Magazine
  • Oprah Winfrey

    American Business Woman & Icon

    "This is probably one of the hardest things I have ever said,” Winfrey said. “I relate to your story so much. I have done this drug--I know exactly what you are talking about, and that is my life’s great big secret that has always been held over my head."
    Read the Full Article in The LA Times
  • Eminem (Marshall Mathers III)

    American Rapper

    "I knew I had to change my life. But addiction is a [...] tricky thing. I think I relapsed within… three weeks? And within a month it had ramped right back to where it was before. That’s what really freaked me out. That’s when I knew: I either get help, or I am going to die. As a father, I want to be here for things. I don’t want to miss anything else."
    Read the Full Article in The Rolling Stone

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Below you'll find some videos about people's stories, movivational speeches, and general information about addiction and recovery.


In our curated book list, you can read about recovery strategies, self help, mental fortitude, and addiction resources.

How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir

Cat Marnell - Memoir

How to Murder Your Life is a memoir by fashion and beauty journalist Cat Marnell. Marnell sold the book in 2013 for an undisclosed sum. The memoir was finally released in 2017 by Simon & Schuster and became a bestseller.

Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget

Sarah Hepola - Memoir

A memoir of unblinking honesty and poignant, laugh-out-loud humor, BLACKOUT is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure--the sober life she never wanted. Shining a light into her blackouts, she discovers the person she buried, as well as the confidence, intimacy, and creativity she once believed came only from a bottle.

Atomic Habits

James Clear - Self-Help

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

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Our featured films relate to those from all walks of life and strive to bring a sense resilience and encouragement to your life. Everybody goes through struggles in life and you're not alone in yours. These are some of our favorite films to watch when we're feeling down or just want a good pick me up!

Clean and Sober

1998 | Michael Keaton | Drama

Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl (Michael Keaton) has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the mentorship of counselor Craig (Morgan Freeman), Daryl accepts that he has a substance abuse problem. As he falls in love with fellow patient Charlie (Kathy Baker), Daryl begins committing to a newly sober life.

The Anonymous People

2013 | Greg D. Williams | Documentary

Recovery is OUT - to change the addiction conversation from problems to SOLUTIONS. An independent feature documentary about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions.

The Pursuit of Happyness

2006 | Will Smith | Drama, Biography

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "bone density scanner". He feels like he has it made selling these devices. However, they do not sell well as they are marginally better than x-ray at a much higher price. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners while concurrently taking on an unpaid internship as a stockbroker, with slim chances for advancement to a paid position. Before he can receive pay, he needs to outshine the competition through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices to stay afloat.