Below are individuals in our community who have overcome substance use disorders and hope to improve the stigma in Northwest Colorado by sharing their incredible stories.
Kristen Rose was barely a teenager when she was first introduced to drugs and alcohol it didn’t take long until her naïve interest transformed into dependence. She has come a long way and hopes her story will create a positive impact on her community.
Kevin Kohlbrenner never imagined he’d be what he is today — a college graduate, homeowner, husband and, soon, father. He battled SUD nearly his whole life and hopes his story will make an impact in shifting the stigma.
Shauna Schreiner struggled with Alcohol Use Disorder for years and has not had an easy road to recovery. Shauna wants to encourage people in the community by sharing her story and let them know there are resources out there available to them.
For many people, using opioids just once puts them on a path to opioid use disorder. For Steamboat’s own Kristen Corrier, it was heroin. But after using for more than a decade, she’s now in recovery. Find out how Kristen is becoming the heroine of her own story.
After battling SUD for decades, Christopher knew it was time for a change. While in recovery, he and his friend created a Facebook group as a way for people in Steamboat to find substance-free settings and events or meet others in recovery.