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Models Against Addictions – Part II

Charlotte finds inspiration today by a previous guest, Asia Janina Dyrkacz, who despite her career as a fashion model fought addiction demons and now leads others in the battle against this epidemic.  Charlotte knows her own life...

Models Against Addictions – Part I

Born in Communist Poland and raised by a dysfunctional, abusive family, Asia Janina Dyrkacz would never think she’d become a high fashion model and actress.  She would flee to the United States where such opportunities...

Unreal Luck

Anthony grew up in Pennsylvania in a gambling-free household. One day, while, in college, the family was invited to an Atlantic City casino hotel for a holiday getaway. While there, Anthony met up with other people who took him...

Mike Devlin

While laying in an empty bathtub in a Motel 6 in Vermont, Mike takes a handful of OxyContin and waits for the heart palpitations to kill him.  As he starts to fade he reads a text on his phone, “Son, I love you and I need to know...

Mending Their Broken Wings

Greg has been married three times, to two different women. He married his first wife twice. It seemed to him that all his relationships with women would end the same way; they would leave after he put his heart and soul into...

Loving Versus Rescuing

Like many women, Petra thought love was “taking care of someone”. She always picked men who “needed rescuing”. Petra’s boyfriend was an alcoholic, and she thought he was the only man she could ever...

Bulletproof

John’s drug use began with marijuana, smoking it with friends but graduating to dealing in short order.  It’s also when he would try cocaine and pills that would make him hallucinate.  While he considered himself a...

Alone and High

Mike’s first experience with drinking as a teenager left him wanting more of those warm feelings, despite being made the target if public humiliation after passing out.  The booze let to drugs, including cocaine and drug...

Her Lover And Best Friend

Always referred to as “large”, Carol knew she had an eating disorder at a very young age.  When she lived on her own, she would go shopping on Friday night and buy huge gallons of ice cream, cookies, sandwiches, soda...

Fix Dad

Katya’s father is a drug addict. He has years of sobriety under his belt, but the damage done with the relationship with daughter is through. In fact, it was Katya’s father who first brought her to Al-Anon to begin...