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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 months in recovery. She turned towards one of her oldest friends and said,...

Brant Dadaleares

Brant Dadaleares doesn’t ask people he hires if they have a problem with alcohol and drugs. The owner of Gross Confection Bar in Portland’s Old Port offers a very specific piece of advice instead....

Sara Kraus

Sara Kraus of Harpswell is just finishing work at a local bank. She says she’s nervous about sharing her story – “but if it can help even one other person find their way out of the darkness of...

Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman finds lasting healing through holistic practices and shows others the eclectic path recovery can take. With her unique sense of style and radiant personality, Lisa Silverman has been...
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 Confection Bar in Portland’s Old Port...

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 if it can help even one other...

Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman finds lasting healing through holistic practices and shows others the eclectic path recovery can take. With her unique sense of style...

Glenn Simpson

Glenn Simpson

By the time Glenn Simpson awoke in a psych ward in Pennsylvania to a nurse putting an IV in his arm, he had lost track...

Melissa Rivera

Melissa Rivera

When Melissa Rivera quit drinking, she figured a line or two of cocaine every now and then wouldn’t hurt. Born in...