We Do Recover

The recovery stories below were submitted by Wasatch Crest's team members and program graduates to provide hope and inspiration to new Wasatch Crest alumni. In addition to the recovery stories, you'll also find welcome letters from Wasatch Crest's founder, Jim Huffman and Wasatch Crest's alumni coordinator Becky Wheelock. We hope you'll consider sharing your own recovery story with us to continue to show that recovery is possible. If you're interested in sharing your recovery story, please reach out to Becky Wheelock at [email protected].

Recovery Stories

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“I can’t stop talking about how good my life is.” — Aspen’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest program graduate, Aspen M., shares her story of recovery. You can watch her tell her story and read her inspiring narrative below. My name is Aspen, and I am a Wasatch Crest program graduate. My childhood was normal. I had a white picket fence family until I was about eight years old. My …

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Sarah’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest’s Admissions Manager, Sarah Tucker, shares how she overcame addiction and created a full life in recovery. Watch her inspiring narrative below. About the Author Sarah Tucker — Admissions Manager As the Admissions Manager at Wasatch Crest, Sarah guides individuals and their loved ones through the admissions process. She provides details about Wasatch Crest’s …

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Matt’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest’s Marketing Director, Matt Borget, shared his story of addiction recovery. Watch his inspiring narrative below. About the Author Having worked in the substance abuse treatment space since 2015, Matt has extensive experience in community outreach, admissions, and marketing for addiction recovery centers. At Wasatch Crest, Matt oversees the marketing department which includes business …

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“I love who I am today.” — Brandon’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest graduate, Brandon Rhea shared his recovery story with us. You can watch him tell his story and read his full narrative below.  I grew up in a loving home in South Jordan, UT. I was the youngest of three boys and one girl. My parents divorced when I was seven years old. That’s …

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“I realized that I could have a normal life.” — Randy’s Recovery Story

I’ve been using since I was seven years old. I grew up around bikers. As a kid, I stole booze, smoked weed, and sold them both. In high school, I progressed to using and selling cocaine. After high school, I drank a lot and was introduced to methamphetamines. When I was 21, I was arrested …

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“I’m in the best mind space of my entire life.” — Livy’s Recovery Story

Livy, a Wasatch Crest graduate, shared her recovery story with us. Read her inspiring narrative below. I had a lot of childhood trauma, and I started using substances at a really young age. I began taking pills at eleven years old, drinking at twelve years old, using heroin at 18 years old, and using meth …

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“I started to live again.” — Joe’s Recovery Story

I was born addicted to drugs. As a baby, I was adopted by a family in Sandy, UT, where I grew up. Throughout my life, I struggled with drugs and alcohol and was in and out of treatment centers. The first times that I attended treatment, I thought that they were going to do everything …

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