Many former New Leaf Recovery patients share their stories of recovering from an addiction and how New Leaf helped them gain the strength and commitment needed for their journey.
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CASE STUDY: LORRAINE'S ADDICTION STORY
Lorraine had attended 2 detox programmes before attending New Leaf Recovery. Due to her addiction, she was medically discharged from her military career in 2019 and since then got herself into a pattern of drinking, passing out, waking up and repeating.
CASE STUDY: BENS ADDICTION STORY
Ben had been in and out of many treatment centres before coming to New Leaf and at the time, was facing the consequences of his addiction via attending court. He served 18 months in prison in which New Leaf supported him through and he is now many years sober and a professional boxer.
CASE STUDY: KRYSTOF'S ALCOHOL ADDICTION STORY
Krystof explains that her life came to a turbulent and abrupt stagnation, self-pity and minimal self-worth and care before she found New Leaf and recovered from her alcohol addiction. She is now sober, works as a support worker here at New Leaf and states that her 'life is wonderful'.
CASE STUDY: SATBIR'S DEPENDENCE ON ALCOHOL
Satbir owned his own business and to everyone else, was a happy, successful man but little did everyone know, he was suffering from an alcohol addiction. The once 'frightened, desperate, broken man' is now sober and has been for over a year.
CASE STUDY: DEANS ALCOHOL ADDICTION STORY
Our conversations with Dean started when his concerned family members reached out to us for help. He needed a lot of physical and emotional support, to begin with but Dean has now been sober for 2 years and regularly tells his story to other residents here at New Leaf!
CASE STUDY: ISABELLE AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
Isabelle was admitted to rehab with an alcohol addiction. Due to her addiction, she had split from her partner and her daughter had been removed from her family home. She knew that she did not want to continue to live the way she did and since leaving rehab over 7 months ago, has been happy and sober!
CASE STUDY: SANDRA AND ALCOHOLISM
Alcoholism had impacted Sandra's health so bad that she was admitted to the hospital and shortly after completed the full 28-day programme at New Leaf Recovery in 2021. She created plans, and to this day, she has stuck to them and is now still sober.
CASE STUDY: MARYS ALCOHOL ADDICTION STORY
Mary has now been clean from her alcohol addiction for over 5 years due to the support and rehabilitation process at New Leaf. She decided that something needed to be done about her addiction shortly after she was admitted to hospital for trying to take her own life.
CASE STUDY: THE EFFECTS OF COCAINE
Micheal contacted New Leaf Recovery in autumn 2019 regarding his cocaine usage and the impact it was having on his life. Since recovering at New Leaf, Michael is now back in full-time work and also volunteers his time to escorting residents to a mutual aid meeting or presenting a community share.
CASE STUDY: ALCOHOL ADDICTION
Helen reached out to New Leaf after her alcohol addiction resulted in losing her job and started to break down her family relationships. After finishing her treatment at New Leaf, she continued to attend two meetings per week and signed herself up to do 12 sessions of aftercare to stay sober.
CASE STUDY: DARRELLS ALCOHOL ADDICTION STORY
Darrell was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes from a young age but the progression of his alcohol addition made his health unmanageable. Due to this, he was admitted to hospital after a hypoglycaemic episode which was life-threatening. After this, he was admitted to New Leaf for alcohol rehabilitation.