Rehab Detox Treatment's Featured Recovery Videos Spotlight Addiction and Success Stories is excited to share our latest real life recovery video story, part of our one-of-a-kind addiction story website.


Fort Myers, FL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 04/07/2016 --Featured videos on our YouTube channel share true-life journeys of men and women of all ages who were addicted to drugs and alcohol but were able to achieve sobriety with proper treatment. Our latest featured "Real Life Recovery Story" highlights 28-year-old Desire who shares how she "lived in hell for 12 years" because of her addiction drugs and alcohol.

In this latest video story, Desire describes how she suffered from depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders at a young age and was always given medicine as a solution to her problem. She paints a picture of how taking in her first substance was a new way for her to escape the way she had felt for so many years, and how she eventually became addicted to escaping her problems. Desire also explains how she came from an environment where substance abuse was prevalent and even tells a story about using with her father, who eventually went to prison because of drugs and alcohol.

After "burning every bridge" that she had, Desire's grandmother helped her get into a treatment facility. Even though she openly admits to being scared at the beginning of treatment, because she didn't know what to expect, she explains how she made a choice to take every suggestion the counselors and physicians gave her while in treatment so that she could succeed. "There were people there who cared about me for the first time, because when you are out there using there isn't much love or guidance," she adds. "It blew my mind. I am free today." Today, Desire is clean and has mended her relationships with her mother and father.

About The Real Life Recovery Story
The Real Life Recovery Story series from works in conjunction with the website's mission that sharing one person's addiction and recovery journey could potentially change the life course of someone else living in addiction. The website features numerous true stories of life with addiction and how each person was able to free themselves and achieve recovery. Visitors to the site will find a safe environment where they can read people's addiction stories in privacy, leave comments, ask questions or even share their own journey. Family members and friends of someone with addiction issues have stated the website has offered helpful insight into what their loved ones are going through.

Addiction stories on the website are written from a variety of perspectives, from the individual him/herself to friends, spouses, caregivers, parents and more. In addition, stories span a range of topics from treatment, loss, grief, recovery, and other alcohol or drug-specific narratives.

The stories on our website have helped motivate and encourage countless men and women to consider rehabilitation and detox in order to move forward with the next stage of life. At, we understand how difficult addiction is and the long road ahead that is recovery.

If you are currently addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, we want you to know that you are not alone. There is a safe place for you to find answers and to reach out to someone that has been on the same road you are now traveling. To learn more, visit or click here to watch Desire's video.