Advocates & Activists

Jennifer Gimenez – From Celebrity and Maxim Model to Addict to Mentor

Jennifer Gimenez was discovered at age 14 and became a super model and super star in Hollywood.  Surrounded by a fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle and unprepared for the trappings of fame, Jenn eventually found herself at the mercy of her own drug and alcohol demons.  Embracing her spirituality brought her back to sobriety and brought her…

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Wes Geer – KORN Rock Star’s Addiction, Recovery and “Rock to Recovery” To Help Others

Wes Geer is a rock star – literally and figuratively. He is an American guitar player, songwriter and producer, best known as Wesstyle, a founding member of the band Hed PE, formed in 1994 in Huntington Beach, CA. Geer was a guitarist, songwriter and producer in the band until his departure in 2003. Geer was…

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Theo Fleury – Former NHL Star Player – His Story of Trauma, Drugs, Hope, Healing and Recovery

Theo Fleury is a seven-time NHL all star who won a World Junior Championship, a Canada Cup, an Olympic gold medal and helped the Calgary Flames win their first and only Stanley Cup championship during his 1988-89 rookie year. He went on to play for the Colorado Avalanche, New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks before…

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Dan Schneider – The Pharmacist on a Mission Part 2 -True Crime Thriller

In the last episode of the podcast, we talked to Dan about the death of his son Danny.  Danny didn’t die of an overdose but rather was murdered while trying to buy drugs.  Dan found the murderer and saw him convicted.  Dan promised God that if he’d help him find Danny’s murderer, that he would…

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Tim Ryan – Star of A&E TV Documentary “Dope Man”- From Dope to Hope

Tim Ryan is probably best known as the star of the A&E documentary “Dope Man”. And he is no stranger to addiction. Despite a successful business career, Tim found himself in the grips of heroin and, ultimately, was sentenced to seven years in prison for drug-related convictions. Tim got clean and sober behind bars. Six…

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Dan Schneider – The Pharmacist Part 1

In 1999, Dan Schneider – a Louisiana pharmacist – lost his only son to a drug related murder.  Unlike, perhaps, what most of us would do, Dan was relentless in pursuing his son’s murderer and kept up an investigation for more than a year to bring the perpetrator to justice.  He finally saw the young…

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Mike Diamond – Reality TV Star Saving Lives with Spirituality and Inspiration

Mike Diamond is a Television Personality, Director, Life Coach, and Interventionist. Known for his work on the hit TV shows NY Ink and Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew, which was nominated for a Logie Award for Best Reality Series.  Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Mike got off to a bit of a rough start. Battling undiagnosed dyslexia, he started…

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Dr. Sharif Mohr – An Epidemiologist on Today’s Marijuana and Reports on Coronavirus Effects on Addiction Relapse

Dr. Sharif Mohr is an epidemiologist with Drug Free America Foundation where he collects, analyzes, and interprets epidemiological data on substance abuse trends in order to inform program planning and policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Prior to joining Drug Free America Foundation, he worked on a variety of public health problems both…

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Janet Colbert – Champion for the Newborn – Head of STOPP Now

  We titled this podcast as Janet being a champion for newborns. This is because she worked as a neonatal nurse and had to treat newborns born addicted to drugs in an ever increasing number with the opioid addiction epidemic being in full swing. However, with the death of a friend’s son due to overdose,…

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Shelley Winner – Junkie, Jail Time – Turned Her Life Around Completely

Shelley Winner was a junkie — addicted to crystal meth. 65 gram of the drug was found in her bags when she was caught by the police. Drug possession of more than 50 gram can get you at least 10 years of a prison sentence in the U.S. Shelley got four years and found out…

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