“I fell into the grip of addiction in my teenage years. I started drinking and abusing drugs at the young age of 13. Around the same time I was diagnosed with ADHD. I was prescribed Adderall and realized it was the perfect compliment to my marijuana habit. I had the perfect balance… Or so I thought. The Adderall kept me up and the weed mellowed me out. Little did I know I was self medicating.”

Sometimes, sobriety is gained at a very early age. But for those who are continually exposed to substances throughout their college years, maintaining sobriety can become very difficult. Read more here about how Ben was able to release his inner child, and learn how to stay sober.