Recovery Stories

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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Chris’ Story

Chris’ story is more intense than many we have heard.  What does it take for someone to reach the “point of no return”? In Chris’ case it took 7 rehabs, 3 overdoses and 4 stints in jail. But once he did, and arrived at Narconon Suncoast, he changed his life for good. He has been…

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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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Josie and Her Parents – Their Story

In the past, we have interviewed Narconon graduates and related their story of addiction, treatment and sobriety.  We have also interviewed members of the families of former addicts.  In this episode, we have all three of those involved – Josie (former addict) and her mom (Nadja) and dad (Jim).  They each have their own perspective…

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Kelly Beazley-Behind the Scenes in the West Virginia Drug Epidemic

Kelly tells the behind the scenes story of the activities, arrest and activities of Dr. Raj Masih – who Kelly cites as  not only responsible for at least one death, but for 100s if not 1000s of people becoming addicted to prescription pain killers. Kelly worked for this doctor and her stories will raise the hair…

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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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Benjamin’s Story-From DJ Addict to Recovery

Benjamin is from Denmark and started on drugs when he was DJing in Denmark.  He is now clean and sober and wants to help spread the word to others.  He goes into depth about his experiences on the Narconon program.  He suggests that communication is a good first step for anyone addicted.

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Giles’ Amazing Recovery Story

Giles has an amazing story of how he finally got out of his drug addiction and makes a point that anyone can beat it. Something can be done. This is an amazing story.

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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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Drug Prevention Summit Part 3 – Dan Zsido and more

This is episode 100 and Jason and I talk about how it’s been and what we are looking forward to with the next 100 episodes. This is also part 3 of the live onsite interviews from the 7th Annual Southeastern US Regional Drug Prevention Summit.  We interviewed recovering addict Eric Burgiss who has found a…

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