Posts by Brock Sansbury

Treatment Did Not Fix Me

Treatment Did Not Fix Me

Treatment did not fix me, nor was I forced to go, and thank God for that. Before you get all sideways, let me explain. I truly wish being dipped into the treatment water would’ve cured all my problems, erased my past life, and put me on an equal playing field with the rest of the…

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Nine Words

9 words

As I stood next to my father’s hospital bed I calculated it had been four years since we had seen each other, and two years since we had spoken. Death is an interesting thing; in fact, it’s the only thing that is absolute in life, so good luck with those grudges you’re holding. When my…

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Navigating the Gauntlet

Navigating the Gauntlet

It was a weekday, maybe a Tuesday, and I was downtown with people who I thought were friends, but like me, they had punched their one-way ticket to Pain Station without reserve. ALL ABOARD!! It’s amazing how little your problem seems once you’ve surrounded yourself with “good company.” The definition of a parasite is an…

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Signs & Symptoms

Signs & Symptoms

Learn how to identify signs of substance use.

Learn the Signs

Language of Recovery

Language of Recovery

The words you choose are important.

Learn the Language