New Roads Sober Stories

Success stories from some of our patients.

Juliana’s Story

Juliana’s story begins when she was just 14 years old. Adolescent smoking and drinking led to an introduction to methamphetamine. During the day, Juliana attempted to hold a job and go to school. Her double life caught up to her, until she found New Roads Behavioral Health to help her get sober.

Amanda’s Story

Amanda’s story of recovery encompasses her journey through a family history of addiction. After promising to never follow the same path, a traumatic event lead her to substance abuse. When trying to stay sober and detox herself, she realized she needed more help than what she had found in the past. A friend recommended New Roads Behavioral Health.

Chris’ Story

Chris shares his journey to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. After relapsing and joining a wilderness program, he met Eric Schmidt at New Roads Behavioral Health. Listen to his story and find out what helped him learn the skills to be successful and healthy.

Jodi’s Story

Jodi shares her story of being a mother of four and battling drug addiction. After years and years of battling the mental fight, she found hope and is now living the life she’s always dreamt of.

Spencer’s Story

Spencer has been with New Roads for over 12 years and is our Executive Director. Spencer came to New Roads initially as an intern and a recent college grad at age 40. Spencer suffered from alcoholism for years and spent some time in and out of treatment centers until he found the 12-step program that changed his life. Watch as Spencer shares his inspiring story with you.


Jack’s Story

Jack battled substance abuse throughout his high school years and into adulthood. After being stranded in the wilderness for 60 days, Jack found New Roads, but wasn’t successful. It wasn’t until later on that Jack came back to New Roads and became sober.