Breaking the cycle of addiction isn’t easy — former users, now sponsors, can be key
By Brittany Ducksworth and Edward James Hernandez | Cronkite News
Jan. 13, 2015
Ending heroin addiction usually can’t be done alone, as nearly all addicts who try quitting on their own wind up using again. In 12-step programs, former users serving as sponsors help guide addicts through recovery. Hear from three former heroin addicts who now serve as sponsors about their experiences and their role.