September is Recovery Month, a time to celebrate the gains made by people in treatment and recovery
Ray Brown’s addiction story started at age 16. He used marijuana, alcohol and methamphetamines. Throughout his early life, he lost pretty much everything: his home, his wife and even his kids.
He tried several different treatment centers – but he kept relapsing.
“I wanted to be dead a few times,” he says. “It was pretty intense times.”