Self-esteem has become such a problem throughout society because of the way people treat each-other. We are labeled and accept the negative lies about ourselves, but we are all beautiful no matter what. We all are beautiful in different ways.
As we share our addiction and recovery stories we BREAK THROUGH the stigma and discrimination that people with drug or drinking problems face. We hope this will let young adults who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction know that they can share their story or show support for someone else's story.
These facts are tough to read, but so important to know. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, get help now. Call the national suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi had everything: money, fame, and a career. He is now 11.5 years sober and hopes that by telling his story, others will be inspired to make the right choice.
Depressed teens typically rely on their friends more than their parents or other adults in their lives, so you may find yourself in the position of being the first—or only—person that they talk to about their feelings.