Steve Desroches and Michelle Axelson

Steve Desroches (48) talks to Michelle Axelson (45) about her move to Provincetown, Massachusetts where she is known for her activism and as the owner of the historic and iconic feminist bookstore Womencrafts.

"It was a horrible place to be internally and externally, and I certainly didn't feel like I was worthy of getting help" by Lacey Londrigan

Speaker 1: [00:00:00] What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life? [00:00:03][3.0] Speaker 2: [00:00:04] I think the moment for me was when I was experiencing homelessness and 2013 I was in Vegas on the...

Jaycee Clark and Manuela Velasquez

Jaycee Clark (33) talks about her journey through addiction, recovery, transitioning, and HIV/AIDS with her conversation partner Manuela Velasquez (23). They also talk about vulnerability and support.

"I liked the way I felt when I drank" by Starr Drennen

Stockton University student Starr Drennen interviews someone who had a substance use disorder and is in recovery.

"Recovery is possible, when you never, ever expected it." by Luke Ngo

(0:00-2:05) Question: “What was the pivotal moment in your life that made you want to make a change?” Answer: “It was more a set of circumstances than a moment. I was a functional alcoholic for decades. I learned later that...

"I would really try to have a normal life but I felt like it followed me around like a dark cloud" by Gianna Frohman

Me: So I’m here today with.. Jamie: Jamie! Me: And we’re going to be doing the stigma free project interview to help break the stigma regarding substance use and yeah, alright so I guess we can start from the beginning...

"Alcohol played a bigger part in my life than my family and friends" by Katerina Gonzales

Speaker 1 (00:02): Hello, I'm Katerina Gonzales and 'm interviewing someone who is a recovering alcoholic. So, first question, what was the pivotal moment that made you wanna change your life? Speaker 2 (00:16): Uh, to be honest, my life...

"At these parties I was surrounded by drugs and alcohol" by Hayde Cruz-Aragon

Hayde: It is October third, and currently it is 5:33 pm. Today I am here with.. Amanda: Amanda Hayde: Hi Amanda, how are you doing today? Amanda: I'm doing good. Hayde: Do you know why I’m here today? Amanda: Umm...

"Drugs do more harm to people around you than yourself" by Paige Anania

Speaker 1 [00:01] Hi I'm Paige Annia and this is the story corps project I'm going to be interviewing a person that had a relationship with a former drug addict. So, who is it that you're going to be talking...