Brian O’Shea is an interventionist and sober coach who co-founded Caring Interventions, LLC, in 2010 with partner Kathleen Butler. He has facilitated successful interventions and managed cases in 20 states. Brian gives us some insight into how families are affected by addiction and follows up with some applicable tools that can help.
Joseph W. Naus is the author of Straight Pepper Diet: A memoir. How did he become an author? Joseph says all roads lead to hell when he's asked that question. Listen to how sex addiction combined with blackout drinking led to the outrageous and life-threatening situation that destroyed his old life and gave birth to his new one.
Kelly Fitzgerald always felt as if everyone had directions on how to live life, but she never got the manual.
She established her drinking career in college and became the life of the party. Her binge drinking and blackouts became a normal occurrence, but she was in deep denial about just how bad her alcoholism was.
After enjoying Spring Break in Cancun, she decided to move there so the party would never end. But Kelly began to wake up in strange places and did not remember what happened to her. She tried to control her drinking, but couldn't. Finally, after yet another of many failed relationships, Kelly calls her mom and tells her she is ready for help.
Now the Sober Senorita is a popular recovery blogger and wants to share her story so that other college students know there is another way. She is running the 6K marathon for Heroes in Recovery and says sobriety has allowed her to show up for all the people in her life.