Addiction can really mess up lives, but there are folks who’ve fought through it and found a better path. No matter why they started using, the key is they had the guts to change their lives for the better. And to celebrate their wins over addiction, we’re looking at 40 people who turned their lives around and broke free from addiction.

19 months clean and she’s glowing!

Amber Nicole here (or so her Reddit username says) shows what being clean for just 2 years can look like. It ain’t easy, but getting your life back is something you can’t put a price on. More power to you, Nicole!