Jan 29, 2019

How a Pot Addict Found Recovery at 19

Tanner didn’t mean to end up at Discovery Place. He didn’t really even mean to get sober. Following an impromptu family intervention...
Dec 19, 2018

Their Son Died of a Heroin Overdose. They Want Your Loved One’s Story to End Differently.

In Joey Gootee’s last post on Instagram he is smiling peacefully. Lips pressed together, just the corners of his mouth turn slightly up....
Dec 4, 2018

Soldier & Addict: How This Veteran Found Purpose Again Without Pills

It’s 2001. September 11 is still five months away. Two rubber tubes filled with air are strapped around Steve’s chest and abdominal...
Nov 6, 2018

Getting Sober Older: Finding Long-term Sobriety After 60

It started out like the hundreds, if not thousands, of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings he’d sat through before. A clubhouse, plastic lawn...
Oct 2, 2018

His Chronic Alcoholism Was Killing Him. Then He Found Help.

Josh K. knew from an early age he was going to experiment with drugs and alcohol. When a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) officer...
Sep 23, 2018

Nashville “Prime Time” Men’s Retreat: A Newcomer’s Experience

Discovery Place was represented by several staff members and alumni at the 3rd annual Prime Time Men's Retreat at YMCA's Camp...
Sep 18, 2018

Returning to Discovery Place After Relapse

Dave L. can tell you where he was and what he was thinking the day he realized his son was an alcoholic. Luke, Dave’s oldest son, had...
Sep 17, 2018

Fellowship Night at Discovery Place- Addiction Recovery with Friends – Video

If you can't have fun in sobriety, you probably won't stay sober. In an effort to engage and offer healthy recreational options to the...