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Overcoming Addiction

Check out these inspirational stories from people who have hit rock bottom and lived to tell the tale.

Broken: my story of addiction and redemption by William Cope Moyers with Katherine Ketcham

Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock 'n' roll, and mental illness by Mary Forsberg Weiland

Guts: the endless follies and tiny triumphs of a giant disaster by Kristen Johnston

Drinking: a love story by Caroline Knapp

The heroin diaries: a year in the life of a shattered rock star by Nikki Sixx ; with Ian Gittins

Long past stopping: a memoir by Oran Canfield

An officer and a junkie: from West Point to the point of no return by Michael Winder

The night of the gun: a reporter investigates the darkest story of his life, his own by David Carr

Scar tissue by Anthony Kiedis ; with Larry Sloman

Pill head: the secret life of a painkiller addict by Joshua Lyon

Portrait of an addict as a young man: a memoir by Bill Clegg

Trainwreck: my life as an idoit by Jeff Nichols

Lit: a memoir by Mary Karr