Graham’s struggle with addiction started with a drink when he was a teenager and progressed to taking meth and living on the streets. After enrolling in a long-term treatment program, his mind started clearing and he found the spirit and drive to rebuild his life. Graham now lives in recovery, sharing his addiction experiences with school groups and through his church to help others.
1 in 10 of our neighbors lives with the disease of addiction. It affects our whole community. Let’s talk about it, share our experiences and work together to break down barriers to care.
- Present the science on how addiction is a disease that changes the brain
- Give voice to those who have changed minds about addiction, those in recovery and those who love them
- Articulate the real community cost of untreated addiction
- Evidence-based approaches to treatment and recovery that works