He cycled through 42 treatment programs for his opioid addiction, which began with a prescription after a surgery. His life was saved with emergency doses of naloxone on several occasions.
But Mark survived it all. And now, he’s living a healthy life filled with love. He's deeply involved in the recovery community, hosting support meetings in his neighborhood that draw close to 100 people every week. They run a food pantry, do outreach services, and support others who are dealing with addiction, just like they have.
Mark is living proof: Recovery is possible for everyone. Watch the video below to hear more about Mark's story.
It started with a phone call.
For me, Valentine’s Day is about so much more than candy hearts and silly cards. This day gives me the opportunity to celebrate someone who is always celebrating me: My loving husband, Mike.