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SGR Ep193 - BART Junkies; San Francisco Bay Area’s Drug Epidemic

SGR Ep193 - BART Junkies; San Francisco Bay Area’s Drug Epidemic

When you come across many of the BART stations and corridors connecting the transit system, what you see may be a shock to you. You see homeless people lined up stretching the span of the corridors, many of which are active drug users actively using drugs in plain view, vomit, needles, feces, urine, and garbage that has been left behind.

SGR Ep174 - A Champion Spirit | Tate Gunning

SGR Ep174 - A Champion Spirit | Tate Gunning

Tate Gunning was a star athlete in high school and accepted a baseball scholarship to Arizona State University. It was not long before Tate had a taste of the party life in college, which led to a 15 year battle with addiction. Finally, while living homeless, he overdosed on heroin and nearly died—this was also the experience that changed his life.

 

SGR Ep171 - Drug Injection Sites Approved in San Francisco

SGR Ep171 - Drug Injection Sites Approved in San Francisco

The San Francisco Health Commission voted unanimously to support the opening of safe "Drug Injection Sites". According to the commission and the projects supporters, this will offer intravenous drug users a clean and safe place to inject drugs. What are your thoughts?

SGR Ep164 - Todd ‘Zman’ Zalkins

SGR Ep164 - Todd ‘Zman’ Zalkins

Todd ‘Zman’ Zalkins grew up during the Long Beach punk rock scene, where surfing and back yard parties were nothing but the norm. When Sublime first started playing shows, Todd was right there in the middle of it all, and as Sublimes success grew, Todd stayed close with the band, especially lead singer Bradley Knowell. 

 

SGR Ep158 - 6 Questions YOU MUST Ask Before Checking Into Treatment with Bob Forrest

SGR Ep158 - 6 Questions YOU MUST Ask Before Checking Into Treatment with Bob Forrest

Bob “Rehab Bob” Forrest is an addiction expert perhaps best known as the straight talking, straight shooting counselor on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr Drew. Bob had a long journey in his struggle with addiction, visiting rehab facilities 24 times before finding sobriety in 1996.

SGR Ep156 - Gangs, Guns and Tattoos with Freddy Negrete

SGR Ep156 - Gangs, Guns and Tattoos with Freddy Negrete

Freddy Negrete is best known for pioneering the black-and-gray tattoo style while serving time in a series of correctional facilities. While still a youth, Freddy entered into a life of abuse, gangs, crime, and drug addiction. Freddy's is best known for originating the early "prison-style" designs that eventually found their way onto the streets of East LA. 

SGR Ep93 - The Ohio House W/ Brandon Stump

SGR Ep93 - The Ohio House W/ Brandon Stump

This episode's guest is Brandon Stump, the founder of The Ohio House. The Ohio House is a 13 unit community of sober living homes in Costa Mesa, California. This brotherhood changes mens' lives through physical activities like boxing and outdoor excursions, along with 12 step programs and other behavioral habits for living a sober life. Brandon was an alcoholic turned heroin addict who lost everything to addiction. Today he's showing other addicts that they too can escape the prison of addiction and lead an inspired life.

TSGP Ep61 - Jason Smith | KINGPIN: OXYCONTIN, HEROIN, & THE SACKLER-SINALOA CONNECTION

TSGP Ep61 - Jason Smith | KINGPIN: OXYCONTIN, HEROIN, & THE SACKLER-SINALOA CONNECTION

Author Jason Smith returns to the show to discuss Sinaloa Cartel Kingpin  Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, who made Forbes Magazines "Most Powerful People” list, and one of the world’s richest families, the Sacklers, who made Forbes Magazines  “Americas Richest Families” list. What do they both have in common? They are both...