Real Stories in North Ayrshire
- I'll live and laugh again poem
A moving poem describing one woman's feelings
- Looking Forward
woman speaks about her early experiences of heroin and the impacts it
had on her life, how methadone helped her get stable, and how she has
moved on with her life now that she no longer uses
methadone or illicit drugs.
- One Day at a Time
A young man who had a good upbringing talks about how drugs affected his life and how he is moving forward with his recovery.
- This is only the start
recalls not remembering life without alcohol, living in a dump and
every penny going on the drink, but importantly how he turned his life
around using local support and building friendships
and a new life for himself filled with hope and ambition.
- My Journey into Recovery
tells how his inquisitive mind led him on a path of risk taking and
drug use which took over his life, stripped of his job, kids and
marriage; and how he has started to turn things around.
- Moving Forward
A young man who was homeless talks about how FITB4U helped him reduce his drinking, gain new skills and get his confidence back.
- My Recovery Story
of two speaks of her struggle with drugs and how the impact of losing
her kids gave her the strength to start and continue her recovery
journey with support from local services.