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Karen Casey

Karen Casey, Ph.D., a Naples, FL resident since 1991, published her first book, in 1982. This daily meditation book for women in recovery has sold more than 3 million copies.  Her memoir, My Story to Yours, which was published as...

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...

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...

Jim Jensen

Jim Jensen began his career as a salesman with Encyclopaedia Brittanica in his senior year of college. Within seven years he had become International Sales Manager in charge of worldwide sales. At the age of 28, he became Senior...

Allan McDougall

Author and Public Speaker Allan McDougall takes you into the life of an alcoholic with unforgiving detail. It leads you down the tortured path that brought him to the brink of suicide by alcohol and back from that hell into the...

Bob Richards

Bob Richards is the President of the National Association of Addiction Professionals, or NAADAC. He advises listeners how to find an appropriate addiction counselor or physician. He says those seeking professional help should do...

Alessandra Rain

Alessandra Rain is a nationally recognized expert on addiction drugs and the founder of “Point of Return” which assists those addicted to prescription painkillers go through at-home withdrawal. Her own story begins when she...

Lee McCormick

In the late 1970’s and 1980’s Lee McCormick hit the road as a singer songwriter. He plunged into the lifestyle head first and headstrong. His tipping point came in 1997 when he barely woke up one day, realized he had...

Samuel Shem

Psychiatrist and activist Samuel Shem has now added “novelist” and “playwright” to his list of accomplishments. But the Rhodes Scholar and Harvard Medical School graduate is also an addict in recovery...