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Jennifer Gimenez – From Celebrity and Maxim Model to Addict to Mentor

Jennifer Gimenez was discovered at age 14 and became a super model and super star in Hollywood.  Surrounded by a fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle and unprepared for the trappings of fame, Jenn eventually found herself at...

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Dan Schneider – The Pharmacist Part 1

In 1999, Dan Schneider – a Louisiana pharmacist – lost his only son to a drug related murder.  Unlike, perhaps, what most of us would do, Dan was relentless in pursuing his son’s murderer and...

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Connor Miller – Former Heroin Addict – Entrepreneur

This interview is with Connor Miller, an athlete in school, found painkillers. Then graduated to become a heroin addict who got clean from drugs four years ago and since then, he has not looked back....

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Robert Imbeault – Author – “Before I Leave You”; A Reason to Live

Robert is a successful entrepreneur and childhood sexual abuse survivor.  Straddling the line between poor and destitute, Robert was raised by a single mother in a failing steel town.  Robert wrote his book – “Before...

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Mike Diamond – Reality TV Star Saving Lives with Spirituality and Inspiration

Mike Diamond is a Television Personality, Director, Life Coach, and Interventionist. Known for his work on the hit TV shows NY Ink and Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew, which was nominated for a Logie Award for Best Reality Series. ...

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Janet Colbert – Champion for the Newborn – Head of STOPP Now

  We titled this podcast as Janet being a champion for newborns. This is because she worked as a neonatal nurse and had to treat newborns born addicted to drugs in an ever increasing number...

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Pamela Seefeld – Are There Really Natural Substitutes for Painkillers

Substance abuse certainly includes the misuse of opioids, which has led to a massive addiction problem around the globe. Pamela Seefeld is a pharmacognosist dealing with just that. So what, you ask, is pharmacognosy?  It’s...

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NY Times Bestselling Author Gerald Posner on his Explosive New Book “Pharma”

In his just released book “Pharma”, a meticulously documented expose of decades of fraud, incompetence, conspiracy and avarice, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Gerald Posner traces the heroes and villains of the...

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James Brown Author – Apology to the Young Addict

Living in San Jose, Brown studied creative writing at San Francisco State University and then attended the University of California, Irvine where he received an MFA degree in creative writing. His first novel, Going Fast , published in a limited edition...

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Fabian Padro – Helping Others Live Drug Free Lives

Running a rehab center might not be first and foremost on your list of professions to pursue. However, Fabian Padro – with a background of entrepreneurship and business – became the Executive Director of  Narconon...

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Youtube Influencer “CG Kid” Tells His Story of Addiction and Recovery

Philip Markoff is an online influencer and thought leader on addiction education; he is known as his alias “CG Kid” and obtained a large audience primarily on YouTube as a vlogger and journalist. He has...

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Melissa Bond – The Perils of Prescription Benzodiazepines

Melissa Bond is author of an upcoming memoir about her unintentional addiction to the Ativan her doctor prescribed for insomnia. Melissa was prescribed Ativan for pathological insomnia she experienced after the birth of her second...

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Darren Prince, Celebrity Sports Super-Agent- His Fall and Recovery

Darren Prince is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for addiction and recovery. As a leading authority in this space, his insights have been featured in WSJ, NYT, USA Today, CNN and...

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NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk on Importance of Drug Education

Marshall Faulk was a record setting running back in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons, both for the Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams. In 2011, Marshall was inducted into the Pro Football...

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Dr. Cali Estes- I Married A Junkie- And Here is Our Story Today

Dr. Cali Estes has her own history with addiction involving food.  But dealing with that and studying the whole area of addiction made her much more able to deal with her rock musician husband –...

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Marianne Perez – A Mother Who Never Gave Up

In 2002, Marianne Skolek Perez’s daughter Jill died at the age of 29 from respiratory failure and after being prescribed OxyContin for back pain. As a nurse employed at a large medical center, Marianne wanted...

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Kathleen Pooler – Author, Wife and Mother Caught Up in Alcoholic Family- Her Story

Kathleen Pooler, a retired family nurse practitioner, left her husband due to his heavy drinking, believing this would protect her children.  However, the cycle of alcohol abuse was repeated in her family.  Her message is...

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Recovered Meth Addict Awarded FBI Community Leadership Award

Ed Kressy was bullied and had many childhood issues. As a teen he became a meth addict for 11 years. Caught stealing and more, after being arrested, he was shown compassion by a caring police...

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Branislav’s Letter to His Addicted Mother

  Branislav Jankic’s story is not so much about his addiction as it is about him dealing with his mother’s addiction to drugs and alcohol.  When his mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he wanted...

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Incredible Recovery After 15 Years Addicted to Nearly Every Drug

Drew’s addiction began before the 7th grade with prescription drugs for “ADHD”.  Add an abusive father, anger issues and add pot, meth, coke, ecstasy, Atavan, Zoloft and more. Drew’s story of recovery leaves no stone...

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