Recovery Stories

Drug Prevention Summit Part 2 – “Tall Cop”

This is part 2 of our Drug Prevention Summit interviews, done on-site.  In this episode we interviewed an independent consultant who is an expert on the effects or drugs and how to spot the indicators of addiction; a medical doctor with a slightly different approach to addiction; and Jermaine Galloway, a cop who has educated…

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Overdosed: The Film Premiere

A few months ago we interviewed the producer and director of the feature documentary “Overdosed” which exposes how McKesson pharmaceutical distributor specifically targeted West Virginia for the distribution of billions of opioids to only a few million citizens.  Recently the film premiered locally and we were able to get some great feedback from audience members…

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Brandon Jordan’s Story-A Rock Star’s Road to Recovery

Brandon Jordan was one of the founders of Kill Radio – a punk rock band.  His family had a history of drug abuse, but Brandon didn’t start abusing alcohol and drugs until his early 20s. Once he started to party, he went from 0 to 60 in a split second. Friends didn’t want to party…

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Devin’s ADHD Drug Addiction to a New Life

Devin’s story starts similarly to others in that he was prescribed drugs to address ADHD.  Since those drugs are actually stimulants, they caused him to act out and he countered that with marijuana and other drugs.  During high school he experimented with various different drugs and after 11 visits to jail and 3 rehabs, he…

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Author Nate Wilson’s Recovery-“Zero to Hero”

Nate’s story is typical but then not so typical.  Addicted to drugs at an early age, he attempted suicide several times after the death of friends close to him.  In and out of jail but now clean and sober, Nate Wilson has written a book – Zero to Hero: The Tale of My Recovery from…

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Angela’s Story – Revisited

Angela is a graduate of Narconon and she was on the podcast last year telling her story.  Her story is unlike any other and addresses those addicts who maybe just drink every day and take pills but don’t need rehab.  If this is you, listen to Angela’s story and think again.

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Rock Icon Wes Geer of Korn Now Rocks Others to Recovery

Wes Geer is a successful rock star – literally.  He founded the rock band HedPE and toured with the band Korn.  In 2003, Wes was addicted to methamphetamine, alcohol and pot.  He is now in his 11th year of sobriety. In 2012 he founded Rock to Recovery which is a non-profit organization that allows recovering addicts,…

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Tyler’s Story -Addicted at Age 6

Tyler began his addiction story at age 6 when he was put on psych drugs to combat ADD. From there he moved onto Marijuana and then hardcore drugs. Now he is clean and sober and wanting to help other addicts get to where he is today. He has a new life after having done the…

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Michael DeLeon’s “Steered Straight” is Saving Lives

Michael is a former addict, former felon and since leaving prison for the last time he has dedicated his life to educating youth and inmates about drugs and the consequences.  His story is one of the most harrowing stories we’ve featured on the podcast.  He happened to be in Florida so we invited him into…

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Actor Lillo Brancato’s Real “Bronx Tale”

July 5th, 1992 and Lillo Brancato is a young man on Jones Beach.  He is seen by a casting agent and ends up being cast in “A Bronx Tale” as Robert DeNiro’s son.  After being introduced to marijuana on set by a fellow cast member, he began experimenting with more and more drugs to become…

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