Tim Hillegonds

Graduation

When someone was leaving rehab—we called it graduating—we would all gather in the great room for a goodbye ceremony. We would sit in a circle on dinged-up metal folding chairs, all of us a little too fidgety, a...
addiction

The Me in the Mirror

After waking up, there is always the question of what comes next—what life might lie beyond the life you’ve left behind.   — Leslie Jamison When I got sober four months ago, I began to wake up. With each pas...