Intro"Day 001: Voices of Recovery" celebrates the true stories of Alaskans overcoming alcohol addiction. Each mini documentary reflects on the turning point in the narrator’s life and where the journey of recovery has taken them.
Superman“After the first day, I felt like superman. I didn’t realize that that’s how normal people just walked around most days of their life.”
Who am I?“I was scared when I first got sober, that I would lose my identity, but in fact, getting sober and being in recovery has really helped me figure out who I really am.”
Behind the Curtain“That true self that you feel through the curtain that is intoxication, that true self is waiting, and it’s beautiful on the other side.”
Better man“Who I am today, is all about we, we can make a difference together. It’s not about me anymore, it’s about everybody.”
Taking Control“I’ve been able to do a lot of things I never believed I would do, and it’s all because I’m sober.”
Put the Booze Down“I have good people in my life and to those same people, I am someone they can now count on.”
Learning How to Live“I know it’s achievable for everyone else, I know people are capable of getting there. If I can do it, anyone can do it.”
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is a national agency whose goal is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. SAMHSA offers resources such as health care statistics, prevention hotlines and treatment centers.
No matter where you live in Alaska, 211 is your one-stop resource center with a wide variety of vital resources in your community. Speak with a live representative that can point you in the right direction. All calls are private and confidential.
An initiative aimed at preventing and reducing underage drinking among Alaskan youth, BE[You] Alaska offers a guide to several local resources across the state.
The Indian Health Services is responsible for providing personal and public health services to Alaska Natives and American Indians. IHS offers a number of resources including the ability to find healthcare facilities in your area.