Name: Chris Giovanni
Sober Since: August 2017
Type Of Addiction: Heroine Addicted
Many many congratulations! Chris, for your recovery from alcohol addiction. You are so brave that you fight with alcohol addiction and overcome. You have inspired many people to get sober and we wish you a happy journey toward your new life.
Let’s read Chris Giovanni’s recovery story in his words that how did he become heroine addicted and now he is sober since August 2017.
How did your addiction start?
Pain medication from a back injury which progressed into heroine spent two years homeless refusing all help 22 years of active addiction.
What was your experience when you were under the influence of drugs/alcohol?
Wishing I would die which would be an easier way out of my addiction… tried intentionally OD several times
When did you reach the point where you felt its time to fight addiction?
When my spirit utterly broke along with all the degradation that comes with using
How was your journey towards sobriety?
Very difficult in the beginning but I refused to go back to the spiritual death I caused myself
How does life feel now?
It’s still life on its terms but I’m back in contact with the God of my understanding who will never leave me, and I learned tools how to deal with life‘s issues through the eyes of recovery
What message you would like to give to people who are struggling with drug/alcohol addiction?
No matter how hard it gets, holds on, it does pass!!.. surrender and cry out to the god of your understanding for help.