Twan’s Story

I am from Wilmington, Delaware, born and raised. I grew up in a rough, mainly urban community. Drugs played a role in my everyday setting. Whether it was smoking weed, drinking liquor, or popping pills. The amount that was consumed depended on the type of mood I was...

Heather’s Story

My name is Heather and my sobriety date is 7/28/2020, the day I arrived at Recovery Point Charleston.  As a child, I always knew something was different about me.  I spent my early teenage years always trying to fit in with other kids my age, but I never could find...

Melissa’s Story

My name is Melissa Figueroa.  I came to Recovery Point Charleston on April 10, 2020, after being incarcerated for three months.  Before addiction, my life was unmanageable with my parents who were in active addiction.  My siblings and I lived with our grandparents for...

Harry’s Story

My life before substances was honestly great.  I was raised in a supportive and loving upper-middle class family by my mother and step-father in Princeton, WV.  I didn’t experience any childhood trauma nor was I abused.  We were constantly going on family outings to...

Jacob’s Story

I was raised on Bakers Farm, my family’s farm in Letart, West Virginia. I had traumatic events occur at a young age, but I had a good childhood. Though I was raised by great parents, I started making my own troubles early on in life. My mother and father were always...