Recovery Stories

Angela’s Journey from Addicted Housewife to a Drug-Free Life

Angela’s journey included Percocet, Oxycodone to handle a sports injury, then alcohol and heavier doses of painkillers. Her downward spiral as a mother of three included a DUI, jail and losing custody of her children. Still in denial, an emotional intervention saved her.  Angela is now living a drug-free life with happy children.

Read More

Jillian’s Story Will Sound Familiar But Has a Happy Ending

Pot and alcohol in high school. Cocaine and heroin in college. School dropout, recluse. Four rehabs and still craving. Sound familiar? Today we interviewed Jillian, a recent graduate of the Narconon program.Her final call for help to her caring mother resulted in a truly happy ending.

Read More

No One is Immune to Addiction – Including doctors -an Interview with Dr. Faye Jamali

Dr. Faye Jamali was a very successful anesthesiologist until she broke her wrist and was prescribed a large bottle of Vicodin to handle the pain. Unfortunately she soon learned that the drug would numb her to anything going on in her life and cause severe addiction problems, stealing and injecting the hospital’s drugs, medical license…

Read More

She Was Fooled and Abused and is Now Helping Solve the Drug Problem

Nicole Donofrio heard our podcast and wanted to tell her story.She  grew up with an alcoholic father and then later in a relationship with an alcoholic.  She experienced abuse and at first made excuses, but finally realized she had to do something. Now she has a Facebook Group with more than 2400 members and through…

Read More

Meth Loses a Victim-This is Austin’s Story

Austin’s story starts in Georgia at the age of 12, smoking pot. Soon graduated to a life on meth. Burglaries and prison and eventually losing his wife and infant.  His story will move you.

Read More

Intervention Explained by an expert-Interview with Bobby Newman

One of the hardest things the loved ones of an addict must face is how to get their addicted family member or friend to agree to treatment.  The addict must agree on his/her own choice, but how do you get that to happen?  This is very difficult but can be done. Bobby Newman is a…

Read More

A Legislator in Michigan-Then Alcohol- Now Helping Others-Interview with Craig DeRoche

Craig DeRoche was the youngest Speaker of the House in the state of Michigan.  When his alcohol addiction became public and out of control, his life totally fell apart. Now fully recovered, he has his life and family back and is making huge strides in helping people with addiction and in the criminal justice system. …

Read More

Garth’s Story-Pot at age 12-All Downhill Until Recently

Today’s podcast is an interview with Garth.  Garth is 26 years old and began his addiction history when he was 12 years old and smoked his first joint.  He then moved on to heavier drugs, tried a 12 step program and ultimately attempted to get himself off heroin with methadone and suboxone.  Neither of these…

Read More

Rony’s Recovery- From Gangs and Addiction in Miami to the Military to Helping Others

Rony grew up among the gangs in Miami.  Introduced to drugs by his cousin, he rapidly moved from marijuana to heavier drugs.  After a stint in the US Navy, he started abusing Xanax which ended his Navy career.  Now Rony has completed the Narconon program and is clean.  He is training at Narconon to help…

Read More

Zach’s Story-From Pot to Psych Drugs to Recovery

Zach started with marijuana at age 15 and eventually moved onto heavier street drugs.  He also ended up on various psychiatric medications which caused him more troubles than the street drugs.  Zach has done the Narconon program and is going to dedicate his life to helping others.  Happy New Year to our listeners.  Let’s make…

Read More