Recovery Stories

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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A Mom and Daughter’s Harrowing Story of Recovery

This is Emily’s story and that of her mom – Linda.  Emily is a recent Narconon graduate.  She started on drugs at 12 or 13 – drinking and smoking marijuana.  She gradually moved onto heroin.  She went to two different rehabs but neither of them got to the root of her deep seated issues for…

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Overdosed – The Film

This episode is an interview with two of the producers of a new feature-length documentary by Award-winning Editor Mary Sue Connolly.  The film is an 80-minute documentary set in the small town of Petersburg, West Virginia, a rural community tragically impacted by the opioid epidemic in our country.  Why West Virginia?  Because West Virginia was…

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Michael DeLeon – The #1 booked school presenter on Drugs and Vaping

Make sure you are sitting down and are prepared for an emotional roller coaster ride with Micheal DeLeon’s story.  The story of addiction and crime and redemption doesn’t get any more astounding than this.  Pot, heroin, cocaine, opioids, prison, gangs, rehab, it’s all here. And here is a man who has not only turned his…

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A Father’s Story

Jason is traveling to visit his folks but recently we had a father reach out on our Facebook page with the story of his son’s addiction and treatment.  We thought you would like to hear his story.  As we’ve touched on over and over again, addiction affects those around the addict almost more than it…

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Kurt’s Story – Not for the Faint Hearted

Kurt was an addict for 26 years starting at age 15 in high school, to a ‘functioning addict’ to homeless. Happily married, two kids, nice house. Starting with pot, acid, alcohol and “I’ll never do the needle”, to cocaine, ecstasy but it wasn’t until he was put on various psychiatric medications that his life took…

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Addict and Family Intervention Stories – with Bobby Newman

Professional drug interventionist Bobby Newman tells stories of his experiences in helping families and addicts make the ultimate decision-get treatment. Usually the friends and family don’t know what to do or have tried everything, to no avail. That’s when an intervention is needed and Bobby has seen it all. He’s dealt with it all and…

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