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Help Us Help Addicts Out of Prison and into Rehab – Foundations To Change

Would you like to be a part of changing the course of someone’s life for the better? Keep reading… Foundations To Change’s, Jay and Andy are raising money to pay for two prisoners to get the opportunity that Jay got… Continue Reading →

Rob’s Story – Losing Dad (The Real Stories Project)

I have wondered how to start this piece of writing for a long time. And acknowledging that is perhaps the best place to start. I spoke with Cupcake some time ago now about contributing to the blog; it has always… Continue Reading →

Dakota’s Story – A Survivor Of Sexual Abuse (The Real Stories Project)

I haven’t known Dakota very long, she answered a shout out that I made in a support group online. We chatted and she told me her whole story and I never thought to ask her how old she was. The… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part Two: Erdington (The Real Stories Project)

This is the 3rd of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Primrose Tower, to Erdington… To his Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the end… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part One: Erdington (The Real Stories Project)

This is the 3rd of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Primrose Tower, to Erdington… To his Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the end… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part Two: Primrose Tower (The Real Stories Project)

Click here for Part One of Leon’s Story – Primrose Tower  Trigger Warning: Contains coarse language, sex, drug use with paraphernalia and homelessness. I grab a box of vodka, and I’m off home to get smashed with my new partner… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – Part One: Primrose Tower (The Real Stories Project)

This is the 2nd of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Erdington to Primrose Tower… To his Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the end… Continue Reading →

Leon’s Story – The Last Stop (The Real Stories Project)

This is the beginning of a Trilogy of Leon’s Journey through the madness of his addiction. From Primrose Tower, to Erdington… To this, The Last Stop. Click on the titles to read them or the links will feature at the… Continue Reading →

Adam’s Story – Part 2: Searching For Home (The Real Stories Project)

For Part 1 of Adam’s Story ‘Searching For Home’ click here. How did I even come to carry a knife? Let me rewind a bit. When I was finally released from youth offenders I was released on tag and went… Continue Reading →

Adam’s Story – Part 1: Searching For Home (The Real Stories Project)

All names have been changed to protect the identity of the storyteller and the people involved. These words are written by me but spoken by Adam in a series of conversations over a period of time. Adam’s story is not… Continue Reading →

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