Your Stories

Aquarius support people on their journey to recovery. However the journey doesn't end there, every day is a recovery day and we continue along the path forever.

We do not edit the stories in anyway, these are your words.


Katie’s Story

So 4 years ago I went to visit my brother in Mexico, where he had been living for ten years. I have to say this was the worst holiday of my life.  My brother and I are extremely close and […]

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Lisa’s Story

Hello my name is Lisa.  Last year at the (Aquarius Staff) conference my mom and daughter spoke about their experiences living with a drug addict and how it affected the family.  We thought it would be nice to finish the […]

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Henry Maybury

Henry Maybury is a young man who has endured more than most at the young age of 22. Henry was bullied at school, he watched his parents’ go through a divorce and the dream of a sporting career was short […]

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Laura C’s Story

My name is Laura and I am writing as a recovering alcoholic. I’ve been sober for six years after falling pregnant with my first child. It has been a long and hard path for me because of these things, but […]

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John’s Story

Hi im John Dixon , I lost my Nan in May 2013 the day we flew back from my wedding. At the time I was also a big drinker and it was something my nan would always moan at me […]

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Laura L’s Story

I’m coming up on my first-year anniversary. One year without a drink or a drug. It means a lot to me this time. See, I’m a repeat offender. And I’ve been given a second chance. I don’t want to mess […]

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If you're in recovery we would really love to hear from you, share your stories and experiences with us. Please email headoffice@aquarius.org.uk and put "My Story" in the subject. You can remain anonymous or give a fake name if you prefer, we just want you to be proud and share how far you have come