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Terry Hughes

Recovery Ambassador


Terry Hughes graduated from addiction treatment at The Recovery Village Atlanta. In a recent interview, he shared his recovery story, hoping to inspire others to seek the help they need: 

When did you realize you wanted to get treatment?

“When my life became totally unmanageable.” 

Why did you (or your loved one) choose our treatment center?

“I had decided that being in treatment for 30 days at another facility wasn’t enough, and I heard good things about The Recovery Village.”

What part of your treatment was the most helpful?

“Dialectical behavior therapy and cognitive behavior therapy.” 

Who made the biggest difference in your recovery journey?

“Me deciding to become willing to do whatever it took to change my way of life.” 

How has your life changed after getting treatment at our center?

“I’m living life on life’s terms, and I am at peace with the universe, and I have a conscious contact with my higher power.” 

How would you encourage someone else who needs treatment?

“I would share my experience, strength and hope with them.”