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The Communities Project with Michael King

Michael King’s life looked inspiring on paper. He was a democratic executive, working on projects he was passionate about. But he led a double life. On the other side, he was addicted to alcohol and gambling. His problem became so out of control that he began embezzling money from work, eventually leading to an embarrassing public arrest that landed him on the front page of the local paper. Today, Michael is the Director and Creator of The Communities Project. With his background in social justice, he felt it was his responsibility to help the people he met when he was incarcerated. Advocating for addiction is part of his [...]

By |2020-01-31T19:16:06+00:00February 4th, 2020|Alcoholism, Male Speaker, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|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

SRC Guest Spotlight—Recovery Advocacy with Jesse Heffernan

Today we have Jesse Heffernan back on the show for an exclusive live Q&A with SRC Members! Jesse was first with us in the episode, Changing the Way We Talk About Recovery. He has since expanded into recovery coaching, recovery coach training, and recovery support services that help individuals and organizations create the grassroots recovery resources so direly needed in communities right now. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been clean for decades or less than a year. Jesse answers all questions about recovery advocacy and tells us exactly how to get into the recovery movement based on what we like to do and what we’re good at. Become a [...]

By |2019-12-02T15:34:34+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Blog, Podcast, Recovery Advocacy|0 Comments