Ricky Brown moved to Orange County in 2015 from Mississippi. He attended a program to help him with his addiction and remained sober for three years. He moved back to Mississippi to see his daughter graduate. Then, his brother died.
Ricky stopped doing the things that kept him sober. He didn’t go to recovery meetings or stay in contact with his recovery mentor. Ricky ceased communicating with his family and quit going to work. Ricky found himself back in the throes of addiction.
Ricky remembered getting sober in California and decided to get a bus ticket back to Los Angeles. After a week on the streets, a friend called The Midnight Mission to get Ricky a bed in the Recovery Program. Since arriving at TMM in June 2022, Ricky has started a new way of life. He regularly attends groups and participates in recovery meetings, working a 12-step program. Ricky is grateful that TMM has helped him become the man he wants to be. Ricky aspires to help others who are battling addiction.