I decided to go to The Salvation Army Bridge for help with my addictions. I was so scared, and the first two weeks were the hardest—others on the programme walked out. But I knew that if I wanted to get better, I was going to have to do whatever was asked of me.
The programme was interesting, and it was great to understand different aspects of myself. I would recommend it to anybody.
“Many things have got me where I am today—counselling, the Bridge programme, AA, Recovery Church, and other addictions programmes. I hope my story helps other people who are struggling to realise they can get help.
At the Bridge I went to Recovery Church. I am stronger than I have ever been. I am calm and have found peace. I feel blessed, and my life’s journey with God continues.
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*All names and identifying details have been changed in this story to protect individual privacy. Stock images are used in all recovery stories. The Bridge would like to thank our tāngata for being brave and generous in sharing their stories. We wish them all the best for healthier and happier lives.