Shane explains how important it is to surround yourself with positive people who lift you up in a group setting. He also touches on his recent trip to Philly, how media and politics play a role in staying sober, and if you haven't already, why YOU should swallow the "red pill".
Tad& Tami Stringam are certified drug counselors and interventionist with Awaken Industries. Their mission is to be messengers of Love and Light and rebuild the lines of communication which always seem to erode in the process of addiction.
Ben Randolph entered recovery in 1998 after struggling with substances for several years. After working in the construction trades for a number of years, he went on to school and earned his Master’s of Science.
Todd Stumbo comes from a good family. But as he made his way through life, he found himself struggling with emotional emptiness and a lack of connection, which led to a fight for his life with addiction.
Chris Pesce is in long term recovery, as well as COO of Sober Grid, one of the most innovative and kick ass recovery communities in the industry. Sober Grid is a free iOS/Android app that connects you with other sober people. You are instantly connected to a global sober community in your neighborhood and around the globe. You can build strong sober support networks and inspire.
How do we help bridge the gap between the recovery community and the recovery industry? Lee Pepper is an advocate for people in recovery, as well as a leader with Foundations Recovery Network. In this episode we discuss how to help unite people inside and outside of recovery, as well as what drives Lee to be a leader and advocate for those fighting to end the stigma of addiction.
There are hundreds of thousands of people struggling with addiction today. In todays episode, Shane talks about some of those we have lost along the way, and how we can play a role in helping someone just by asking them how they are doing.
After dropping out of high school to sell drugs, hip-hop artist Mike Gambo soon found himself struggling with his own addiction to opiates. After a 6 year battle in and out of detox and methadone clinics, Mike eventually found himself homeless and hopeless. It was there he decided he would need to get clean, or die.