Advocates & Activists

From Addict to Entrepreneur to Philanthropist – Michael Dash

There are many kinds of addiction. Our guest on this episode was addicted not only to cocaine and Adderall but also gambling. He has always been a successful entrepreneur but for him that came with the cost of addiction. Now clean and sober – largely through his own efforts, he is giving back to leaders…

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Pastor Michael Carter and His Message of Hope

Pastor Michael Carter began his journey into addiction at the tender age of 6 where he saw that those who used drugs had money, power and influence.  He snorted heroin at age 9 and his drug use continued from there.  Finally reaching his “Point of No Return” in his 20s, he got clean and sober…

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Pastor Basha Jordan – The Hope Doctor

Dr. Basha Jordan has been a pastor for decades. But more importantly, he is known as The Hope Doctor.  Why? He himself has been challenged and is a former addict who has been in recovery for years.  So he’s “been there and done” that and uses his experiences to deliver hope to individuals and loved…

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Landon Korabek’s Tragic Story as told by his Mother

An interview with Susan Korabek, mother of Landon Korabek. Landon Korabek was a talented athlete, a bright student, and an extraordinary guitarist. He was full of life and love. His future was bright with possibilities. Landon died unexpectedly in 2010 at the age of 17 from a prescription drug overdose. Sadly, there is no future…

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Jay Shifman’s Story

Jay’s story is one that we haven’t heard before.  Prescribed psychiatric medications at a very young age, he ended up addicted to several of those as well as some street drugs.  Finally, he realized he didn’t have a mental disorder, he was addicted.  When he spotted this, he told his psychiatrist that he wanted to…

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Dave Chase – The Opioid Crisis Wake-up Call

Today’s episode is an interview with author Dave Chase.  His latest book, The Opioid Crisis Wake-up Call, focuses on the Opioid Crisis.  The opioid crisis is not an anomaly.Instead, it’s a self-inflicted wound, driven by a catastrophically dysfunctional health care system, leading to what has become the largest public health crisis in 100 years. Fortunately, proven…

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Diane Stein-Dangers of Psychotropic Drugs

Diane Stein is the President of Citizens Commission on Human Rights in Florida.  She adds a unique perspective on the role that psychiatric mind-altering drugs play in the addiction epidemic we face today.  It’s not a small role and if psychiatry has it’s way, addiction will be labeled as a brain disease and treatable only…

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Bobby Newman’s New Intervention Approach

Bobby Newman is an interventionist with a 90% success rate of getting people into treatment. He is a former addict, so knows all the whys and wherefores that prevent the addict from getting clean and sober and willing to be helped. Bobby has developed an incredible series of videos to help YOU to do your…

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Ted McGrath’s Path from Addiction to Successful Entrepreneur

Today’s episode is an interview with Ted McGrath.  Ted is a highly paid consultant, coach, motivational speaker, actor and entrepreneur.  Following his struggle with addiction, Ted created a movement called “The Good Enough Movement” with the mission to help people realize that no matter what their circumstance or dream, they are good enough to achieve…

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Randy’s Story – NFL Player from Addicted to Helping Others

When we think of athletes and drugs, it’s must include performance enhancing drugs like steroids.  However, when you are a professional athlete and your job depends on your performance, it’s easy to depend on pain killers to get through the next game or the next tournament.  That’s what happened to former Tampa Bay Bucs offensive…

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