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I Went to Rehab

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    Going into a residential rehab program was

    quite possibly the best decision of my life. Of course I wasn't very optimistic about it to begin with. The only reason I decided to go was because all of my own efforts got me nowhere and I felt like I needed something drastic in order to achieve lasting change. While I wouldn...
    sapphiresky86 sapphiresky86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    How To Disappear Completely

    Hey y'all, I'm a 20 year old from Canada, and this is my first post. Looks like a pretty cool website and I really support stuff like this (**** Facebook) as it can actually help people. Some of the stories I've read on here are pretty amazing, and it seems like the writers on...
    meetingpeopleiseasy meetingpeopleiseasy 18-21 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    4 years, that's how long I was in rehab

    for being a drunk. 4 years of waking up at 5 am in a room of 20 other women. Scrubbing dumpsters, military tactics and cognitive "therapy". Ive been clean and sober for 7 years because of the hell I went through. 4 years of being brainwashes was the only thing that saved me but...
    jmitchell0676 jmitchell0676 26-30, F Feb 27

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    Going To Rehab In 2 Weeks...

    Okay well i have been too rehab before, lets just say 'too many times', but then i finally got off the heavy drugs and continued with my life..Unfortunatly this year has had to much bad s.hit to handle, and i have started taking them every day, spending all my money from my...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    Rehab Sucks...

    I have been a drug addict for the last 5 years. Most of my early twenties has been spent in a variety of treatment centers and hospitals. For the first time in years I am sober, and it has nothing to do with their "god" or AA or any other crap they're shoving down addicts...
    Hotandcold Hotandcold 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

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    Best Thing I Ever Did: Long Term Treatment

     I was a part-time crack addict years back.  Was able to hold down a job, 'cause I was a weekend warrior.  But, like clock work, once a month, I'd have these cravings that were so overwhelming--it was like God was ordering me to go get some crack!  I would become...
    mariaweeks mariaweeks 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    Rehab Doesnt Help!!

    Back in february of 2008 i went to rehab for overdosing and regret until this day. all the nurses treat everyone as if they were little kids and its so annoying. we had no privilidges of doing anything and the "help" they would say they gave us was all dumb and never...
    irmz785 irmz785 22-25, F Nov 1, 2009

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    10 years ago. I'd tried to stop/control/change

    my drinking for years. But seriously I tried started in April 2003 to really curb my drinking. In that year I tried them all - changing drinks, counting drinks, drink diaries, only drinking after a time, with meals, only when on a business trip... blah blah blah. A year on it...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M May 2

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    Rehab

    it was back in april that i decided to go to rehab for my alcohol abuse and i regret it to this day. when i first got there things were goin well to start with. went thro detox and the nurses showed me around and guided and talked to me about what to expect during my stay. but...
    ccdo ccdo 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    New Chapter of My Life

    Hi everyone my name is Roe and this is my story. Iam recovering from Alcohol abuse. I have been in rehab 8times before nothing seemed to help me. I have been useing Alcohol for 32 years. It put a lot of pain in my live. And i didnt even care. It cost me my Job / Marriage / health...
    roesboat roesboat 41-45 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I went to rehab when I was barely 17. I had struggled with everything from an eating disorder, to a cutting addiction, to borderline and OCD. I've struggled with depression and...
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I do this at least once every school year. In my kindergarten year, I did it on pajama day. What I did was just not put shoes on that morning, or socks, and attended that day in...
    Barefoot1999 Barefoot1999 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Its a bit further than Stancombe wood from where i use to live in Winchcombe an the other direction buh on a nice warm day in the summer hols i didnt mind the walk :D So one day i...
    XXmelanieeXX XXmelanieeXX 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    my boyfriend and I went on a double date with another couple (our good friends) for the first time in a long time! him and I haven't been on a double date since we went about 2...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Nov 28

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    On Halloween Eve, I dressed up, did my nails, and went downtown. I went into a bar and ordered a beer from a very nice, attractive girl tending bar. Unfortunately, they were...
    KurtPantyboi KurtPantyboi 56-60, M Nov 21

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    So, technically it's not the first time I went commando. But after I took a shower at 1am this morning I realized I was too lazy to find a pair of panties, sleeping without a bra...
    TurtlesAndLlamas TurtlesAndLlamas 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I went to see usher and august alsina this past weekend and it was awesome they both did a good job. Usher sang all his oldies. So happy I went. He looks like and sounds like he...
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I was in my room going over collage work when billy came in philip i told the headmaster what is happing to you at collage and he said that he be happy to have you to go to his...
    dad00 dad00 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    My life is a wreck right now, and I really needed this job. I was recently certified in phlebotomy, and this job is perfect to get me phlebotomy experience. When I got a call for...
    seastar1 seastar1 18-21 Nov 21

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    Yesterday I went on a demonstration to protest against the abortion regulation here. Now abortion is fully allowed during the first three months. Our president promised to change...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M Nov 23

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    It was on Friday evening, my first ever date! All week he'd been saying well go skinny dipping and I just laughed at it thinking he was joking, but come the Friday and the date...
    Vik91 Vik91 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    It was fun :) I went last night. Daddy bought me a pink dress to go in
    Spankedsarah Spankedsarah 22-25, F Nov 29

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    Call me stupid or an adrenaline junky but I went surfing yesterday. The sky was overcast and the water was a bit cold. I was feeling a bit bored lately so surfing seems like a...
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Yesterday i was chatting to one of my ep friends in America. Somehow the conversation got on to how he sometimes doesn't wear underwear. He was explaining thw feeling of no...
    kellywedgieknickers kellywedgieknickers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    i wonder where the old me went have for a long time yet ive come to realize you killed the old me
    ifeelempty83 ifeelempty83 31-35, F Dec 6

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    Haha first dates are always awkward for most but I'm always calm for some reason. It wasn't my first date ever but it was fun, we went ice skating and ate crêpes. X) What have...
    Allyyoop Allyyoop 16-17, F Dec 6

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    It was a tandum jump. I went with two friends. I jumped first. It was so intense. I couldn't open my eyes for the first three seconds. I was confronting a fear. My hands were...
    efron1 efron1 31-35, M Dec 8

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    It was probably the worst day of my high school career so far. I was diagnosed with depression back in my freshman year three years ago, and I've been taking antidepressants ever...
    EternalWhiteRose EternalWhiteRose 16-17, F Dec 8

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    So I went to the dentist today and he walked in and said "So have u been a good girl" kinda weird to have thSg se rice come out of my doctors mouth
    phoenixprincess phoenixprincess 70+, F 6 Responses Dec 9

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    No matter how awful that interview went, you always have that lil positivity in you heart saying i might get hired lol .. Haaaaa oh dear..oh .. Dear those company go thru so long...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    This happened bout 4 years ago. I went for a walk down by a river wearing my summer yellow dress with straps over shoulders. Please see comment below
    couplemelkevin couplemelkevin 41-45 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I went to a Katy Perry concert and had really good seats!!!! Haha had so much fun!!
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    quite a few over the years just went to the funeral home the other day. couldn't go inside. I did call my friend the owner of the funeral home at three am and he drove into town...
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I bought a Groupon in an impulse fora  hang gliding flight with an instructor. I decided that today was going to be the day and drove down to the airfield. Since there are no...
    Cowboy011 Cowboy011 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    What a spectacular day! I went Christmas shopping with my mom today and I actually almost finished all my shopping. I only have to buy something for my mom - then I'm done...
    HannahBanana2000 HannahBanana2000 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Few times! I guess I was a naughty kid, or maybe neglected? Idk. The most famous one is the time I ran so fast (I think I was 3 years old?), entered the elevator alone, and then...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was so in love with this guy he treated me like **** the only time he wanted to be around me was when I could provide for him I was so hurt when we went our seperate ways that I...
    TrustNoOne22 TrustNoOne22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    About 6 months ago, me and my 3 best friends went on a 7 day cruise around the South Pacific island visiting Noumea in French Caledonia, Lifou, and Villa in Vanuatu. Loved it
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    It's been a month and a half and they're doing well . I miss them a lot but they'll be in a long while yet . I'm so proud of them .
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F Dec 6

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    my first time was with another girl and a guy. We were all hanging out at the lake near her and she brought up the idea. We all ******** down and jumped into the freezing-*** water...
    SammyRedgirl SammyRedgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20

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    I did it once and being in a major city it wasn't great having to avoid broken glass but besides that it was interesting feeling all the textures on my feet
    LadyRubenesque LadyRubenesque 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    To the ppl who stand in line with one item waiting for their families to come along with carts full of groceries- karma will get you.
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Nov 22

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    For me dressing as a woman is wearing their clothing. I don't try to pass myself off as a woman. I go out wearing the things they do. Things like dresses and skirts, panties and...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M Nov 23

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    So....I was looking for a new spa...a little fish told me it was amazing. The Kraken found me....I was a little lost....and led me to a place, which I later found out was The Dark...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Kiss and Def Leppard live 2k14 summer tour
    awesomeboy98 awesomeboy98 16-17, M Nov 24

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    I get shivers when I remember The Xx concert. Amazing.
    soutson soutson 13-15, F Nov 25

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