Our Recovery Stories

Read about the events and emotions before, during and after our own battles with addiction.


A former airline pilot reflects on his journey

My company, Suntra Modern Recovery, was born out of the trauma that I experienced on Sept 11, 2001.

It was the kind of day pilots love most. Fall flying, in general, is really enjoyable. Airplanes perform better in cool air, the engines rev up faster, takeoff rolls are shorter, planes leap into climb with lighter touches, and they climb faster. With the humidity and turbulence of the summer behind us, September 11th was a beautiful morning to go flying….

Read Adam’s Story


The “Sober Sommelier” shares his experience

I adore food: the aromas, the textures, the artistry of a skillfully prepared meal. And, of course, I love the tastes. There is nothing that warms my heart more than preparing a meal made with love, like homemade tagliatelle with brown butter, wild mushrooms and fried sage, and plenty of crusty Pugliese bread for mopping.

It reminds me of home.

I developed a passion for food in my mom’s kitchen, and my love of cooking and hospitality came very close behind. I loved to help my mother prepare the family dinners, giving hints and tips from what I was learning watching Julia Child or the Galloping Gourmet on T.V., and devouring any cookbooks that I could get my hands on. I took my self-appointed role of family sous-chef very seriously and helped my mom with grocery shopping and menu planning…

Read John’s Story

Finally, a better way to recover

Suntra Modern Recovery is committed to providing outstanding evidence-based clinical care, backed by the latest science and data. We deliver an amazing client experience driven by ethical principles.

Working with Suntra Modern Recovery helps families and individuals achieve recovery faster, and clients with professional support and guidance are more likely to stay in recovery for the long haul.

We’re committed to giving our clients the absolute best care and support, no matter where they are. Virtual care options let Suntra clients communicate with coaches, clinicians, and specialists from anywhere in the United States.

**some medical licensing restrictions may apply, talk to your case manager for more details**

Addiction isn’t one-size-fits-all, and neither is recovery. Suntra’s concierge recovery services are custom-tailored to suit the individual needs of our clients. Choose the services and clinical solutions that work best for you and your loved ones, with guidance from a team of experienced recovery experts.

Suntra Modern Recovery services are built on a foundation of personal experience battling—and defeating—addiction. Our coaches and interventionists connect with clients on a personal level, helping them identify the thoughts, feelings, triggers, and impulses behind their addiction.
Suntra doesn’t run on experience alone; all of our staff members are clinically trained and certified in their areas of focus. By combining the benefits of personal experience with the effectiveness of clinical therapies, Suntra Modern Recovery is able to deliver better, more effective care for people with addiction.

Go anywhere your recovery takes you

Whether you’re at-home or away, Suntra virtual care options give our clients access to concierge recovery services from anywhere in the world. So you can go where your recovery takes you.