Recovery Stories

Wes Geer – KORN Rock Star’s Addiction, Recovery and “Rock to Recovery” To Help Others

Wes Geer is a rock star – literally and figuratively. He is an American guitar player, songwriter and producer, best known as Wesstyle, a founding member of the band Hed PE, formed in 1994 in Huntington Beach, CA. Geer was a guitarist, songwriter and producer in the band until his departure in 2003. Geer was…

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Theo Fleury – Former NHL Star Player – His Story of Trauma, Drugs, Hope, Healing and Recovery

Theo Fleury is a seven-time NHL all star who won a World Junior Championship, a Canada Cup, an Olympic gold medal and helped the Calgary Flames win their first and only Stanley Cup championship during his 1988-89 rookie year. He went on to play for the Colorado Avalanche, New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks before…

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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. Connor has since co-founded a 50 million dollar logistics business with his father and now he is in the process…

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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 I Leave You” – as a final message, fully intending to end his life after writing it.  However, he’s now…

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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.  Originally from Perth, Western Australia, Mike got off to a bit of a rough start. Battling undiagnosed dyslexia, he started…

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Dr. Sharif Mohr – An Epidemiologist on Today’s Marijuana and Reports on Coronavirus Effects on Addiction Relapse

Dr. Sharif Mohr is an epidemiologist with Drug Free America Foundation where he collects, analyzes, and interprets epidemiological data on substance abuse trends in order to inform program planning and policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Prior to joining Drug Free America Foundation, he worked on a variety of public health problems both…

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Shelley Winner – Junkie, Jail Time – Turned Her Life Around Completely

Shelley Winner was a junkie — addicted to crystal meth. 65 gram of the drug was found in her bags when she was caught by the police. Drug possession of more than 50 gram can get you at least 10 years of a prison sentence in the U.S. Shelley got four years and found out…

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Allie Severino – Producer & Host of “DopeSick Nation” now Saving Lives on the Front Lines

A tenacious crusader in today’s drug crisis, Allie Severino is no stranger to addiction–or to the stigma that comes with being an addict. Allie has devoted her life’s work to breaking down the stigma associated with substance use disorders and increasing access to care for all who experience them. Allie speaks regularly with schools, drug…

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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 by Border Mountain Press, was reviewed by Merritt Clifton in Samisdat: “Going nowhere at bored and frustrated with school, aware of…

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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 his own story of addiction and recovery and uses that to educate others, those in addiction or family and friends…

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