“I’m recovering from the disease of addiction but I’m also recovering from being this little child who didn’t know how to live, I was using for so long that I never grew up and I feel like I’m becoming an adult, living life on life’s terms like everyone else seems to be able to do.”
Rob began noticing his addictive behaviours from a very early age and started using substances before he was a teenager. After 18 years of using drugs including crack cocaine and heroin, Rob felt like he hadn’t grown up and didn’t know how to deal with feelings. Hear about his experience and how Broadway Lodge and the 12 Steps have enabled him to accept himself and live a life without using drugs.
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