Graduate Stories



Alex is from the Triangle, North Carolina region. She was in active addiction for 12 years before starting her recovery at TROSA. Growing up, Alex

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“March 15, 2012. I remember walking onto TROSA’s campus that day and thinking, ‘I am so ready,’” shares TROSA graduate and staff member Angela. Those

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While still in middle school, Katelyn was introduced to alcohol, marijuana, and prescription medication. “I was always the youngest of the kids I was hanging

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“I love to help people and I love to see people’s smiles…the beautiful smiles we all have.”  – Candis, 2013 TROSA Graduate Candis is a

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Kevin graduated from TROSA’s multi-year program in the early months of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic raised new challenges and uncertainties for the world around

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“I think my story is nothing short of a miracle,” shares Elisha. “If it weren’t for TROSA, I wouldn’t be here today.” She had to

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Demitrius was raised by his mother and grew up with the support of his hardworking extended family. At a young age, he navigated a series

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TROSA graduate Sarbarac stands outside TROSA's barber shop


“I’m really proud of myself. I can think back before I got here to TROSA…I set a bunch of goals for myself, and I’ve accomplished

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