How did you hear about SHARE!?
-I noticed people would always hang out in front of the building and I was curious. I started coming to meetings – Alfonso
-I came from Long Beach Sober living, I had financial struggles and I ended up at LAMP, homeless, helpless, hungry, and living in tents and hotels. And then I heard about SHARE! – Teresa
How long have you been attending SHARE!?
-Almost two years – Sarah
-Probably since January – David
How do you participate at SHARE!?
-By sharing my experience, strength, and hope – Alfonso
-I’m the Coffee girl – Lana
-Being of service, I have about 70 hours or more – Teresa
Who would you recommend to visit SHARE!?
-To people that are having problems with addiction or
behavior problems – Alfonso
-Homeless people, people that are trying to change their lives and people that need help or resources – Ellonzo
-It’s a safe haven so anybody that needs help – Teresa
What advice would you give someone who is new to RECOVERY?
-My advice is to come to SHARE! if you need help, like
struggle with drugs or alcohol problems they will help you
and you will make friends – David
-If you really want to recover come to SHARE! – Lana
-Get a sponsor and work the steps – Sarah
What is your favorite meeting at SHARE!?
-My favorite is Tuesday and Wednesday Alcoholics
-Friday Narcotics Anonymous – Lana
-Tuesday and Wednesday AA big book- Eddie
-Narcotics Anonymous on Saturdays – Ellonzo
-Wednesdays NA baby ! – Sarah
In one word describe your experience at SHARE!
If you could point out one aspect of your life that has changed for the better after attending SHARE! What would that be?
-A better sense of self respect -Alfonso
-I’ve been not hanging with bad people, not doing drugs. And I’m coming every day making friends- David
-Interacting with people without judging them- Eddie
-Being a mother- Lana
What is your favorite memory at SHARE!?
-The day that I learned how to change my life during an AA meeting. Someone shared about having good days and bad days. I related and that is my favorite moment– David
-Oh wow, I can’t think of one I have many. Ok, the party we had for David like a year ago. There were many people that came together and I had a great time- Sarah
-Being Sober for two years is my best moment ! – Teresa