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#11 Gary Coffman Chapter House Dallas
A great episode with Gary Coffman from Dallas, TX. 30+ years sober, and 3-ish years in the addiction business, Gary is best known for his role doing outreach and business development for sober living Dallas, Chapter House. Learn more about Chapter House here: https://www.chapterhouserecovery.com/ And Gary here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-coffman-36584394/
#10 Gary Henson and Shatterproof
Shatterproof is the only organization with a national event series dedicated to uniting the community to shatter the stigma of addiction. Gary Henson is not alone as a parent who has lost a child to addiction. But his strength and willingness to stand up and be vocal will help change lives around the globe. Learn more about Shatterproof here: https://www.shatterproof5k.org/ And join our team and donate your time and energy to support a great cause- Kansas City Recovery team is happy to...
#9 Ronnie M
Ronnie traveled as a musician from a young age, even gracing the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. But, as we know, addiction knows no bounds. Regardless of talent, potential, money, or success- it takes whoever it wants. Ronnie shares with us his experience in early sobriety and how much he has changed, and how different his life looks today as a sober person.
Parents and Addiction
I always like to share stories from a parent perspective whenever possible. This is a mom who reached out for help with an Intervention for her son, as she describes what she went through then, and what it's like now. I always respect people's desire to remain anonymous when they share the details of their stories and the tragedy of addiction. To survive addiction and get to feel the rewards of recovery is a true blessing. I so appreciate parents doing this show with me and opening up. And...
#7 – Early 20s, Late Stage Addiction
Addiction continues to get younger and younger. Young people with MIPs (Minor in Possession) and DUIs long before they are of drinking age- and the opiate epidemic is in news headlines everyday claiming the lives of our younger generations. Tom L. shares a bit of his story with us in new sobriety and taking advantage of the safety of sober living.
E06 -A Young Alcoholic, Drug & Food Addict Shares Her Story
Sometimes addicts and alcoholics don't take a direct path to sobriety. Listen to this incredible story of addiction, that began in an unlikely place, and landed in Alcoholics Anonymous. So grateful to get to share this story.
Episode #5 Bobby
The pain of addiction and alcoholism is very real for some. This is a gripping story of a successful husband and father trapped in the prison of drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Listen to how he got help, how treatment didn't work the first time around, and how much his life has changed in sobriety.
Episode #4 – Welcome House CEO
Jamie Boyle, the CEO and President of Welcome House in Kansas City, Missouri talks about his experience as a client of the Welcome House, all the way to living clean and sober with a life of service. Learn More: Welcome House KC- http://www.welcomehousekc.org/ Donate to the 5th Annual Welcome House Breakfast and buy raffle tickets for incredible prizes! You do NOT have to be present to win!! http://www.welcomehousekc.org/events-2/welcome-house-annual-breakfast/
A Mom’s Journey with Nancy
It doesn't matter how old they get, your child will always be your child. Nancy shares her journey with her millennial son from being in the "black hole", to celebrating his recent 2 year sobriety milestone. Their road to recovery took them from the Midwest all the way to the East Coast, and back. How distance changed their lives, and their relationship, and their gratitude for sober living.
Gifts of Sobriety with Grant
Addiction knows no bounds. It doesn't care if you come from a good home, it doesn't care what zip code you're in or how good your job is- when alcoholism strikes, it is strategic and powerful. Grant shares his story of living with anxiety and alcoholism, how he turned his life around, and the gifts that sobriety brings.
Addiction in Television & Movies
Are addicted people portrayed well in the media? When you see a 12-step person or a 12-step meeting on the big, or small screen, do you believe what you see? Remember the addicted twist they tried on SVU? Or how about the epic saga unfolding on This Is Us? From Nurse Jackie, to Will Arnett's (Flaked) relapse, to Denzel Washington in Flight- we break down the ins and outs of what we look like on the screen, and how we wish they did a little better job.
About Me Episode 0
Welcome to Addiction Unlimited Podcast! This is Episode 0, About Me. I wanted to share some information about myself so you know who you are listening to and why I do what I do. If you have questions or comments please let me know!