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Think Marijuana is Safe? Think Again Says Mom Who Lost Her Son

Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker and trainer, bestselling author, and noted authority on personal productivity and team performance. When her 19 year old son died from suicide after being addicted...

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Ed Bisch – Grieving Dad Taking on Big Pharma

Ed Bisch’s son, Eddie, died of an overdose of Oxycontin in 2001. Ed didn’t sit by and take it. His initial answer when told of his son’s death was “What the Hell is Oxycontin!”. Ed...

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Will Grayson – Devoting His Life to Helping Others

Will Grayson has been 30+ years sober. During those 30 years, he has dedicated himself to helping those trapped by addiction. Whether he was talking on the radio or meeting addicts one on one, he’s...

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Charlotte Bismuth – The Prosecutor Who Put Away NY’s Most Infamous Pill Pusher

Charlotte Bismuth is a graduate of Columbia University, Columbia Law School, and Sciences-Po Paris. After joining the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, she began investigating Dr. Stan Li, a doctor who spent years supplying...

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Dr. Kenneth Finn – The Latest Science and Stats on Marijuana

We’ve talked about marijuana many times on the podcast and noted that quite a few of the former addicts started their drug path with marijuana. In this episode, Dr. Kenneth Finn from Colorado gives us...

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Tine Levene – President of Florida Recovery Schools of Tampa Bay

After suffering childhood trauma, Tina Levene turned to alcohol and drugs to cope. That was until she learned that if she shared her own childhood trauma with others, she might be able to help other...

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Tiffany Jenkins -Talks Candidly About her Opioid Addiction and Recovery

Tiffany Jenkins is the funny lady behind “Juggling the Jenkins”. She has over 4.5 million Facebook followers and counting! Tiffany is a wife, mother, best-selling author, content creator and recovering addict. Although best known for...

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Quincy Carter – Former Cowboys Quarterback is Rebuilding the Dream

Quincy Carter had it all. He was a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. But marijuana and alcohol brought about his downfall and termination from the Cowboys. He tried getting picked up by other teams but...

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Kelly Hatcher – Living the Mom’s Nightmare

This is the story of a mom living the nightmare. Her 22 year old son is addicted despite several rehabs and the 24/7 work of his mom – Kelly Hatcher. What she’s going through is...

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Ellen Isaacs – Mom Turns Activist After Losing Son to Opioids

Ellen Isaacs grew up with addiction in her family, became addicted herself and then lost one of her sons to an overdose. Now she is an advocate for addicts and teaches parents and loved ones...

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Brandi Winans – The Flip Side of Glory in the NFL

Brandi Winans is an inspirational keynote speaker and Life Coach. She was married to former Pro NFL player, Jeff Winans for over 30 years, and she details their life story in her book, “The Flip...

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Don Cummins – An Addict’s Long Journey to Self Respect

Don Cummins is a former addict who served over 20 years in prison for bank robberies. He was homeless,  declared insane by the courts and labeled a ‘hopeless’ crack addict. But he found his self...

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Prominent Sports & Celebrity Agent Darren Prince – Aiming High

Darren Prince is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for addiction and recovery. Through his agency, Prince Marketing Group, he has represented icons such as Magic Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Charlie Sheen, Dennis...

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Joanne Peterson – Executive Director of Learn to Cope

Joanne Peterson is the Founder and Executive Director of Learn2Cope. Learn to Cope is a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved...

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Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson – NFL Super Star and Recovered Addict

Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson is probably one of the most flamboyant NFL players in recent history. A former star linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys, he was known for delivering jarring hits, manufacturing turnovers (three interceptions), and...

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Episode 183 Britt B – Catching the Rise

Britt Barker had a good upbringing, a stable family. But he wanted to try alcohol and drugs; and so went down the road to addiction. He was arrested a few times and went through several...

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Cyndy Feasel – An NFL Widow on a Mission

Grant Feasel was a starting center and long snapper for the Seattle Seahawks from 1987 to 1992. However, due to a brain muddled by a history of repetitive trauma and symptomatic concussions, he turned to...

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Aaron Garcia -From Drug Dealer to Evangelist

Aaron Garcia is an evangelist, international speaker, best-selling author of “Coincidence or God?” and his newest book – “Burn Notice”. At one time, he was the biggest drug dealer in Joplin Missouri and living on...

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Greg Nance – 3000 Days Sober to 3000 Miles Run

Greg Nance had it all – a great home, a great family, successful business, successful athletic ability and a scholarship to a great college. This is a story like so many. He suffered a loss...

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Lisa Busby – A Mother’s Story of Tragedy and Hope

Not only did Lisa Busby deal with her son, Cannon’s addiction for 12 years but now she has to deal with his death due to overdose. This is something that we feel very deeply, being...

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Pastor Robby Gallaty – From the Depths of Addiction to Total Redemption

For three years, Robby Gallaty battled a drug addiction that ravaged his life.  A $180 a day heroin and cocaine addiction forced him to steal $15,000 from his parents.  After living without gas, electricity and...

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