Alcohol & Drug Addiction Success Stories

At Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC), our treatment services have helped thousands of patients win their fight against alcohol and drug addiction. Every day, our expert team provides an individualized approach to treating substance abuse and is committed to superior patient outcomes. 

Our commitment to customer service combined with clinically proven chemical dependency treatment services has positioned us as a premier drug and alcohol treatment facility.

Patient stories are the story of how PaRC changes lives.  Our patients and Alumni Association are the best advocates for what we do! We thank our patients for sharing their stories with you. We hope they will help give you strength and encouragement in your fight against your drug or alcohol problem – and maybe even inspire you to one day share your story.




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Claudia: A Magic Moment in Sobriety
Claudia: A Magic Moment in Sobriety
For Claudia, life changes were too much to bear. Drinking became her crutch until she got busted for drinking at work. Instead of being fired, her employer sent her to PaRC.
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Steph: A Moment of Clarity
Steph: A Moment of Clarity
Steph began drinking at a young age, but didn’t think she was an alcoholic. She knew she had to ask for help and entered the Young Adult Program at PaRC. Now Steph says, “It’s very fulfilling to be in recovery.”
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Dustin: A State of Despair No More
Dustin: A State of Despair No More
Drinking was everything for Dustin. He knew he needed to stop, but didn’t know how. When life really got bad, he went to PaRC – and found the resources that helped him to recover.
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Daryl: My Life Has Purpose
Daryl: My Life Has Purpose
Addiction for Daryl started early in her life. When she walked into PaRC, she said “for first time in my life I felt like someone actually understood what was going on with me.
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William Rudolph
William: Waking up pain free without painkillers. His long nightmare is over.
After a head-on collision left his legs severely injured, William became addicted to painkillers and alcohol. After going to Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center, he’s back to teaching, out of his wheelchair and living life again.
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Eric Garcia
Eric: Getting his life back on course after a painkiller addiction
When a sports injury led to a painkiller addiction that hijacked his life and threatened his career, Eric found hope & help at Memorial Hermann Prevention & Recovery Center.
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Keith
A Patient's Story: Keith M.
The story of Keith M. a patient at PaRC and how he overcame his addiction with the help and guidance of Prevention and Recovery Center at Memorial Hermann.
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Veronica
A Parent's Story: Veronica M.
I wanted to take some time to give your staff an update on our family's recovery, express my gratitude for your contribution to that, and offer my service should you have a need for a recovering parent to lead or give topic in a meeting...
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Patty: Starting A New Family Tradition
Patty: Starting A New Family Tradition
Alcoholism spanned generations in Patty’s family and she kept it in her life by marrying an alcoholic. When Patty’s husband lost himself in his addiction, the couple turned to the Family Program at the Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center.
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Kim: Finding Happiness In Sobriety
Kim: Finding Happiness In Sobriety
Kim didn’t think she would ever find happiness. Self-described as a terrible mother and one of the unhappiest and loneliest people on the planet, Kim also kept her alcoholism a dark secret.
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Alexander: Personal Miracles On The Journey To Recovery
Alexander: Personal Miracles On The Journey To Recovery
Before Alexander found the Young Adult Program at Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC), he was in a dark cycle.
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Alonzo: Creating Memories and Overcoming Addiction
Alonzo: Creating Memories and Overcoming Addiction
Alonzo hurt more than his body when he suffered an on-the-job injury in 1998. His ensuing addiction to morphine and pain medication left his life empty and without memories.
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John: A Story Of Sobriety After A Life Of Pain Medication Addiction
John: A Story of Sobriety After a Life of Pain medication Addiction
Two surgeries too close together changed John's life to a life of pain medication addiction. Fortunately, John found Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center – PaRC.
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