Case Studies

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

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.