Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

Have you Overcome Addiction through the Gospel of Jesus Christ?  We want to hear from you.  Please share your story and help send a message of hope to those affected by addiction. Even if just one person hears your story, it can be the motivation they need to seek treatment or keep fighting.

You can share your story in writing or video.  To write your story, please use the form below.  To submit a video, please follow the instructions below the form.

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Want to share your story through video?

Record your video using your phone, computer, camera, etc and email the file to rosalie@hopeoverheroin.comVideos should be no more than 4-5 minutes long. MP4 files are preferred; however other movie file formats will be accepted.  You can also upload your video to YouTube and simply email the link. Once we receive your video, we may contact you to see if you are interested in allowing us to professionally tape your story for use on this website.




First and foremost, I want to thank God for another day clean and sober.  Last month I performed a Memorial service for a gentleman I was in treatment with. This was the 50th friend I’ve had overdose and die in the past two years. He was 60 years old, they found his body alone in his apartment. He had been dead for 8 days. A lonely, tragic death…..

Richard Matteoli

Let say I lost everything the last 5 years do to this addiction that’s taking everyone’s Loved ones Feb 1st my mom found me and my girlfriend in the basement black we was dead …..

James Hampton

I lived in a small town in Ohio when I first was introduced to heroin. I fell in love with it. It numbed my pain and quieted the voices in my head.  After 7 years of doing it I had destroyed my family and my life…..

Matt Botbyl

I struggled with heroin for about eleven years. I have overdosed 19 times, the last time being the worst. I was dead for twenty nine minutes. Because of God’s grace, I am able to tell this….

Greg Hermans

I was once bound by an addiction to hard core drugs that rapidly tore my life and family apart. My life wasn’t always easy, but I led a normal life: successful real-estate manager, college degrees, mother of two, school volunteer, and cheerleading coach…

Amy Cornelius

I struggled with drug addiction for 15 years of my life and almost lost my legs from shooting up heroin. I started doing drugs at just 14 years old and the addiction progressively got worse over the years.  I found Jesus when I was 29 and He totally transformed my life ….

Joey Moats

My name is Sam and I am a 26-year-old EX-heroin addict. I say EX and not “recovering” because I have been made new. I am no longer who I once was, and this is my story. My struggle began as a teenager. I was always unhappy with my life….

Samantha Moore

James Long

Brian Champine

“Overcome Addiction through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”