True Story: John

I started like everyone else—drinking and smoking weed in high school. I was scared to try pot at first, but by the time I was 16, my life consisted almost exclusively of drinking myself to oblivion and smoking weed. A year later, I did my first line of cocaine, and a few years after that,…

True Story: Joe

Joe started dealing and using drugs when he was discharged from the military. It took several arrests, a life on the streets, two decades, and a stay at Phoenix House for him to commit to his long-term recovery–and others’.

Phoenix House Florida Helps Curb Prescription Drug Addiction

Florida has made strides in the battle against opioid and prescription drug abuse throughout the state.

True Story: Sarah

“I have over 17 years drug free and am fiercely proud of that, and protective of my sobriety. I continue to work on myself to be solid in my recovery and in my personal and professional growth.”

True Story: Kevin

“I can remember it as clear as day: it was 1970. Pizza cost 15 cents. I was fifteen years old, in Junior High School, and this guy I knew came up to me with a little white bag and gave me something to sniff. As soon as I took it I was hooked.”