Interviews of Right Step Alumni

Posted on April 20, 2012
Last modified on May 12th, 2019

Success Stories: “The Right Step Saved My Life” – Part II

The following story comes directly from a person in recovery and a The Right Step alumnus. For his privacy, we have removed all references to his name. However, we hope that this story will inspire others who are addicted and their loved ones to seek out recovery programs like The Right Step’s to learn how to live life sober.

To read the first part of this story, please click here.

My previous treatment center experience in 2001 was not a good one. This one [at The Right Step] was refreshing from the moment I stepped onto the property. There was humor, love, and a feeling of serenity like I had never experienced.

I spent five days in detox, where the nurses continually assured me that I was going to be okay. I emerged from detoxification and checked into the residential program, which began a 30-day journey full of laughter, tears, structure, balance, insight, solution, reflection and, most importantly, hope.

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Posted on March 15, 2012
Last modified on May 11th, 2019

Next Step: Right Step Alumnus Inspired to Help Others

Name: Lewis
Addiction: Alcohol, opiates, and cocaine
Program: Residential Inpatient
Facility: Hill Country, Wimberley TX

“I am sober today because I’ve had a spiritual experience,” says Lewis, a graduate of The Right Step inpatient addiction treatment. Lewis is coming up on his third anniversary of sobriety— in fact, it’s this Thursday, March 15. He generously agrees to share his The Right Step experience with the public.

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