In Episode 38, Tim talks about his journey from being a college football star, to becoming an addict, then a man of faith, and ultimately a recovery industry professional. Sharing his recovery story has had a drastic impact on his life, in that he is able to inspire someone to never lose faith.
Daniel Mills is a veteran of the US. Navy, a firefighter, paramedic, an educator and a Critical Care Flight Medic. Daniel became addicted to drugs and alcohol at an early age after growing up in an abusive home and being subjected to mob activity, and sexual abuse.
Jodi Wright the author How to Grow an Addict joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast.
Jodi has been clean and sober since February 1985, and has worked in the entertainment industry since 1992. She’s been crafting this novel since she stopped using drugs and alcohol in 1985.
“If I can get them comfortable and relieve their pain, I’m delighted not to use opioids,” says Dr. Rosenberg.
Is there a battle between good and evil?
In Episode 37, Libby talks about how she was taught to simply avoid problems instead of facing them. This trait carried over into her addiction where she simply avoided the reality of her spiraling life. Even after treatment she denied being an alcoholic, but one fateful day she witnessed a life changing event. The following day, March 10th, 2012 was her sobriety date. She hasn’t picked up a drink since.
Jim Downs of Big Jim’s Walk joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast. Big Jim is walking across America to bring awareness to the world of our addiction epidemic.
Big Jim’s Walk, Inc is a non-profit organization bringing awareness to the world of the addiction epidemic. Through this foundation, Big Jim’s Walk has plans to build an addiction recovery center, Camp Redemption, with the help from its’ donors and other community members.
Jerry Craig, the Executive Director of the Summit County Alcohol, Drug, Addiction and Mental Services Board, is working to get Narcan widely distributed in Summit County. He discusses the Summit County Opiate Task Force.
Michael is a long-time sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous, has been a member of Al-Anon for decades, and attends Overeaters Anonymous meetings as well. As he says, “If it moves, I’m obsessed with it, and if it stands still, I’m addicted to it.”
In Episode 36, Ben talks about how being a habitual people pleaser led to his drinking to escape anxiety. He went through the ups and downs of treatment until he finally stuck with it and found a new life that includes hobbies, a fiancé, and a career in addiction recovery. A job where he actually helps people instead of simply trying to please them.
Sarah Roberts of Sarah Talks Food joins us on The SHAIR Podcast
Sarah is 10 years sober from alcohol, and ever since then has been passionate about discovering ways to live a healthier lifestyle. Her book, “The 28 Day Kick the Sugar Challenge,” guides you on a 28 day journey towards better health and wellness, while helping you develop greater self-trust, self-respect, and self-love.
“The past year has been particularly problematic. Many individuals don’t live to tell about their experiences. It has been very tragic. It has made us really start thinking about the availability of our resources,” says Donna.
In Episode 35, Tim talks about his progression from pain medication to heroine, and his many years in active addiction. He speaks about finding his spiritual connection, making the choice to seek recovery, and about how he now feels like he has picked up where he left off before the addiction took hold.
Two Best friends, 7,896 Miles, 22 States, 31 Days, a National Party Convention, and a 35-Foot RV.
This week, we got a chance to sit down with our great friend Kimber Lee Walker, where we discussed her efforts with a program she started called “Spread Hope Like Fire”. This great service aims to serve communities by providing addiction and mental health recovery peer supports. Listen to hear how you too can join the #HopeTribe!
Ron Bennington is a legend. He is one the greatest interviewer and radio hosts of all time and also happens to be in recovery.
Mike Lindsey joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast. Mike is the founder of AIR Wear Recovery Gear, AIR stands for Addicts In Recovery. Take pride in the accomplishment of overcoming addiction. AIR Wear, get your recovery on.
On today’s episode Mike take us through his gut wrenching battle with Chrystal Meth, you do not want to miss this episode.