Cocaine

/Cocaine

Don’t Waste Another Minute of Your Life with Corey Harrington

Corey Harrington’s story began with childhood wounds and existential angst. He always felt like an exposed nerve and used drugs to numb the pain. But he felt time ticking by, and a growing sense of dread began to drown him. Corey knew that he had to stop using or risk spending his whole life in the meaningless cycle of addiction. Corey recently celebrated 4 years of sobriety from alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, tranquilizers, and opioids. He talks about how he stopped being a victim of circumstance and started shaping himself into the person he wanted to be. Corey reveals how he’s transcended the pettiness of everyday life to create [...]

By |2020-02-07T20:14:15+00:00February 11th, 2020|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Marijuana, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Thriving in Long-Term Recovery with Tom Coderre

Tom Coderre is a former US Senator who was progressively losing everything to addiction until a humiliating arrest lead him to recovery in 2003. Tom thought his life was over, but little did he know it was just beginning. Today, Tom can’t believe how his life has transformed. He was featured in the film, The Anonymous People, and works on the frontlines as a positive face and voice in recovery. Tom is a passionate, politically aware advocate who is also a humble traveler, son, brother and uncle trying to make a difference. Tom Coderre is a living example how a person can go from drowning in hopeless addiction [...]

By |2019-12-06T17:14:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Alcoholism, Blog, Cocaine, Male Speaker, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|0 Comments

I Got Sober Then I Got Cancer with Kate Coatsworth

Kate Coatsworth is part of our SHAIR Sobriety Network and recently celebrated 1000 days in recovery from drugs and alcohol. She has also been battling cancer for the last 7 months, and she is fighting this battle sober. Kate used alcohol and drugs to run away from herself. She moved to different countries and bounced around to different jobs, partying hard every night. When she tried cocaine, nothing could make her stop. Kate’s addiction took over. She lost her family and friends. Her body shut down. She believed her rock bottom was going to be death. By chance, a friend brought her to a twelve-step meeting. Although Kate didn’t think [...]

By |2019-11-05T12:34:08+00:00November 5th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Podcast|0 Comments

Spirituality and Recovery with Jacob Evans

What if you knew that not only are you capable of creating your own happiness, but also that you deserve it? Today’s guest says we are destined to be happy if we get out of our own way. This is possible if we live for the will of our spiritual higher power instead of for the approval of others. Jacob Evans is an admission coordinator for Treehouse Recovery, which has developed a cutting-edge recovery model called the “True Bio-Psycho-Social” program. He is also a Life Coach and the first-time father of a 3-month-old girl. Jacob always felt a constant need for approval and a sense of accomplishment. He [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:54:47+00:00September 24th, 2019|Cocaine, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Lamar Odom’s Ex Liza Morales talks Addiction, Recovery, and Family

How can spouses deal with a partner who is in active addiction? How can they keep their family intact when everything begins to fall apart? What does a parent do when children are involved? Today's story is about the other side of addiction. Liza Morales is a real estate professional, a mom, and the ex-wife of NBA star, Lamar Odom. Their problems began after moving to Los Angeles, where Lamar was swept away by the celebrity lifestyle and all the vices that come with it. Liza talks frankly about what it was like to be a young mother married to a famous athlete, what lead to their final [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:23:19+00:00August 13th, 2019|Cocaine, Codependency, Drug addiction, Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

Mastering Midlife Addiction and Recovery with Mark J. Silverman

Who are you really? What words do you use to label yourself? What is your purpose in this world? Most importantly, does this identity serve you? Today we have Mark J. Silverman on the Recovery Revolution. He is a successful professional, coach, author, and the host of the Mastering Midlife Podcast. He's also a recovering alcoholic, drug user, and sex addict. After enduring a childhood of trauma, Mark was on a mission to destroy himself. Even when he got sober, he was designing his exit from this world. Today, Mark is joyful and creative. He has let go of both the positive and negative identities he had for [...]

A Military Spouse in Sobriety with Jessica Barone

Jessica Barone is celebrating one year of sobriety from alcohol and cocaine. She is a military spouse of 11 years, married for almost 14 years, mother of four, college student, and freelance face painter. Expectations, heartache, and an inability to cope, eventually lead to her downward spiral with drugs and alcohol. When God told her to go to rehab, she listened. Today, she has learned to accept things as they are, and knows that with love, anything is possible. The Myth of Happily Ever After We often believe that one day, when we get that job, or we find that person, or we accomplish that goal that we'll [...]

By |2019-07-15T20:07:09+00:00July 16th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Female Speaker, Podcast|0 Comments

RR 230: The Power of Letting Go in Sobriety

What’s keeping you from fulfillment, success, and happiness? What are you holding on to that is holding you back? For those of you who haven’t listened to my live speech called The Power of Letting Go that I did at MicDrop Studios in Miami on May 5th, 2019, here is the live audio version. This is my personal account of how I became the hero of my own story. It’s about letting go in sobriety so you can move on to a new life of love and healing. Letting Go In Sobriety I can’t. I can’t. I can’t. As a life coach I hear this all the time. [...]

By |2019-07-08T14:25:09+00:00July 9th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Drug addiction, Podcast|0 Comments

Sobriety Gangsters with Peggy K.

Peggy K. is a longtime listener of the show. She is active in the SHAIR Sobriety Network and a member of SRC. I heard some of Peggy’s story in our SRC online meetings and I told her she had to share it with our audience. Peggy and her husband Joel have been sweethearts since they were 16 years old. They got married together, had their son together, bought their first home together. They also started drinking and using together. It was a love affair that lasted decades, but their seemingly typical American life became more and more soaked with alcohol until they couldn’t enjoy it any more. In the end, […]

By |2019-05-13T20:15:32+00:00January 15th, 2019|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Female Speaker, Marijuana, Podcast|5 Comments

My Fair Junkie Author Spotlight with Amy Dresner

Amy Dresner is back on the show for our new Author Spotlight feature where we get to do a live Q & A with her about her acclaimed memoir, My Fair Junkie. We addicts all have a story to tell, and Amy Dresner has one hell of a story. What is it like writing about every horrific and embarrassing thing you did in addiction? How does it feel to be publishing, launching, and promoting a book? What is it like to reveal your heart and soul to the whole world? Listen and find out! About Amy Dresner Amy Dresner is over five years clean from being addicted to sex, drugs, […]