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ARTISTS FOR A CAUSE – Morgan Mills

Morgan Mills

Morgan Mills’ Cause

Morgan Mills’ Crowd

By the time she was 16, Morgan Mills was using cocaine and alcohol on a daily basis, as well as ecstasy and Oxycontin on the weekends. A year later, her family held an intervention and she went to her first rehab, a wilderness based program in Utah. Five years later she succumbed to a major depression and relapsed on heroin.

In Morgan’s own words: “It was through divine intervention that I got help when I accidentally texted my dad a text that was intended for my drug dealer. As soon as that happened my family admitted me into rehab. At this rehab I was introduced to addiction as a disease, the 12 steps, and the process of recovery (and that it means no alcohol). I was given the tools I needed to stay strong in my recovery and I attended a meeting every day. Instead of sweeping it under the rug like that last rehab, I was encouraged to be open and talk about my struggles and to maintain a humble attitude that this is a lifelong journey and one that I should not hide from. Since then I have stayed sober and really started pursuing my dreams.”
In 2016 Morgan started the online magazine Neon Life Magazine targeted towards women of all ages, with a major focus on wellness, addiction and recovery. In 2017 she published an article on the heroin stigma and the damage that it does. Morgan is currently in the process of finishing her first book “Sober Cynthia: Sensitive and Sober in the City”. This book is a collection of short stories derived from many experiences she had while living in NYC, and what it was like to be in those situations as a sensitive, sober introvert. At the end of each story are words of wisdom for people in recovery. Her aim with this book is to provide a lighthearted and humorous twist on difficult and ridiculous situations in her life, and the silver lining she found in each of them. “I want to demonstrate the way that ‘normal’ day to day situations can affect those in recovery and how to overcome them. I hope to provide the recovery community with a sense of camaraderie on their journey, and the encouragement to give them momentum. My hope is that by building the Sober Cynthia crowd I can create a line of communication, encouragement and support in the recovery community while simultaneously generating money for the Shatterproof charity.”