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].

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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 trust myself.” — Soheila’s Recovery Story

On October 8, 2016, I found myself laying on my mother-in-law’s front lawn with my wife. Both of us were dope sick. I was miserable and hated who I’d become, waiting for my dope dealer to make us well again. I had always promised myself that I’d never get to the point of being sick …

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“I am a man of integrity.” — Steve’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest Business Development Representative, Steve Novelli, shared his recovery story with us. You can watch him tell his story and read his inspiring narrative below. My name is Steve Novelli, and I am an alcoholic in long-term recovery. I want to start off by saying that my alcoholism is the greatest thing that’s ever …

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“Treatment was a great place to get sober, but it wasn’t going to keep me sober.” — Matt’s Recovery Story

Matt, a Wasatch Crest graduate, shared his recovery story with us. Read his inspiring narrative below. Calling myself a warrior would be a bit of a paradox, although my ego loves a good title. I started treatment because I was tired of fighting the addiction. I can’t say I actively chose to get sober either. …

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“There are no shortcuts in recovery.” — Maggie’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest graduate, Maggie Talucci, shared her recovery story with us. You can watch her tell her story and read her inspiring narrative below. My name is Maggie and I am a Wasatch Crest alum! If I really look back at my addiction, it began with food at a very young age. Sugar, in particular, …

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“Willingness, an open mind, and honesty.” — Gary’s Recovery Story

My substance abuse started when I was seventeen, but it wasn’t until 2012 that my life was completely in shambles. That year is also when I attended my first treatment center, an intensive outpatient program in Payson. I was attending treatment for no other reason than to appease a judge and my family. So, instead …

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“Living a life that I can be proud of.” — Austin’s Recovery Story

At 21 years old, I woke up on a dirty bathroom floor. I was so high on drugs and alcohol that I couldn’t even move. I didn’t have a job, I had just gotten out of rehab, and my family was blowing up my phone. While laying there, I had completely convinced myself that I …

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“Be rigorously authentic, do hard work, and surrender to the outcome.” — Tyson’s Recovery Story

My name is Tyson, and like most people who struggle with a substance use disorder, I dealt with some traumatic experiences at an early age. My father was shot and killed when I was four by a man who worked for us. My mom was young, and the tragedy sent her on a path of …

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“I can’t wait to see what else my future holds.” — Becky’s Recovery Story

Wasatch Crest’s Alumni Coordinator, Becky Wheelock, shares her recovery story. You can watch her tell her story and read her full narrative below. For me, it all started with casual drinking, partying, and smoking marijuana as a 25-year-old married mother of three. Within five years, I would be using intravenous heroin, cocaine, and meth and …

“I can’t wait to see what else my future holds.” — Becky’s Recovery Story Read More »

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