Speak with a professional to help achieve recovery success
Getting additional perspective from a professional counsellor or psychologist can be incredibly helpful in kickstarting your recovery journey. Speaking about your problems with someone can help you to work through any difficult feelings and think much clearer about your current situation. Plus it will help you set realistic goals you can achieve on the way.
One thing that I never did with my struggle early on was get professional help. This is something that I wished that I had done as it might have saved me a lot of turmoil.