• Leave the Light On: A Memoir of Recovery and Self-Discovery
"Today I choose the light." Jennifer Storm's first memoir, Blackout Girl, tells the haunting story of her downward spiral into addiction that began when she was raped at twelve-years-old. She remained on a dangerous, self-destructive path for ten, dark years, until one day she awoke in the hospital after attempting to commit suicide and realized she needed help. Now, Leave the Light On offers a deeper look into Jennifer's inspiring story of survival and transformation. With fearless honesty, she chronicles her journey as she embarks upon a new life in recovery finally facing her traumatic past, her buried emotions, and the long-hidden truth about her sexuality. Jennifer holds nothing back in this courageous memoir.

“There are few books about lesbians in recovery. This is, by far, the best I’ve read. Those of us who work in the narrow niche of LGBT recovery know the connection between the twelve-step recovery process and the process of “coming out.” Jennifer skillfully blends the two together in this memoir. Every gay and lesbian person in early recovery needs to read this book to know they are not alone in their experience. What a gift to our community!
Joe Amico
President, National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)

“By generously sharing her story in Leave the Light On, Jennifer Storm adds to the literature of recovery and hope so helpful for those who think they are alone in their journey. This memoir is a welcome addition to anyone’s recovery bookshelf.”
Kate Clinton
Comedian and author of I Told You So, Don’t Get Me Started, and What the L?

“The odds of substance use for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth are on average 190 percent higher than for heterosexual youth, according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh. Jennifer’s touching memoir of addiction and recovery is something that resonated with my life, and I’m sure for many others as well.”
Charles Robbins
CEO, The Trevor Project, a non-profit organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth

“For someone who found recovery fairly late in life (I was 42), I find Ms. Storm’s struggles over her addiction at such an early age especially courageous. Peer pressure to “keep the party going” is so strong at her age. She is a shining example of the power of recovery for youth. I applaud her and hope this book brings the treasures of a life in recovery to many, many young people.”
Leslie Jordan
Emmy Award-winning actor and author of My Trip Down the Pink Carpet

“Jennifer takes the recovery world “by storm” in this gripping account of her struggle with self-destruction and self-acceptance. In Leave the Light On, Ms. Storm offers her readers an accessible, honest, and intimate account of the unique challenges faced by those whose recovery as substance abusers is dependent upon honest exploration and loving resolution of their sexual histories and identities. By sharing her own story, Jennifer lays the groundwork for others to follow. It’s a book that every clinician who works in the field of addiction and every person who hopes to find recovery can benefit from reading.”
Paul L. Hokemeyer, JD, PhD(c)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
The Caron Treatment Centers


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Leave the Light On: A Memoir of Recovery and Self-Discovery

  • Product Code: Leave the Light On: A Memoir of Recovery and Self-Discovery
  • Authors: Jennifer Storm
  • ISBN: 978-0-9818482-2-8
  • Page: 240
  • Format: TP
  • Language: 1
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $16.17

  • Ex Tax: $14.95

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