Derek started on pot at age 12. He was an athlete - a wrestler - and a good student. He progressed throughout his high school year to heroin via Percocet and then Oxycontin. Derek went to college on a wrestling scholarship but lost it due to repeated injuries. He began using cocaine and more heroin even after several rehab attempts. Finally he tried to end his life and at that point he finally agreed to going to rehab in Louisiana. He got sober and became an interventionist and counselor for Narconon. He uses his experiences to help others reach the point of wanting the help.
This is an audio only podcast.