Addiction Treatment Patient Stories

At Henry Ford Health, we don’t just treat illness or disease. We treat people. Our patients’ lives are touched by the compassion, dedication and expertise of our staff in thousands of different ways every day, whether it’s a lifesaving treatment or simply a reassuring smile and kind word. Every patient’s story is unique. We are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories here:

Meredith W, How one woman took control over addiction

Stopping the Cycle

Meredith was caught in a cycle of drinking and drug addiction that she could not control. Learn more about this wife and mother of four’s, remarkable journey to recovery.

 

Addiction Story Ryan

Don’t Quit Quitting

When Ryan was 17, he found a bottle of Vicodin at home that had been prescribed for a family member. This was the first step to an 18-year struggle with addiction.

38 Years Clean and Counting

The moment Avella tried cocaine in 1982 she knew she was addicted. Learn how this healthcare worker overcame addiction and took her life back.

 

Share Your Story

If you received addiction treatment at Henry Ford and want to share your experience to inspire others to take the first step to recovery, please contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

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Take the first step to recovery. Contact us: (248) 661-6100.
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