From Darkness to Life

From Darkness to Life contains the real stories of courageous individuals who have found their way out of the darkness caused by mental health challenges and substance abuse. If the following episode resonates with you and you yourself or someone you love needs help, please reach out to Our Collective Journey on the web at "" or on facebook at "Our Collective Journey."


S02E18 - Living a Life of Gratitude
Show Details50min 32s
S02E17 - What is a Recovery Coach?
Show Details57min 1s
S02E16 - Growing Separately, Together
Show Details58min 24s
S02E15 - Running Life now
Show Details1hr 13min
S02E14 - Happy New Year!
Show Details1hr 13min
S02E13 - Concussion and Brain Injury Recovery
Show Details1hr 8min
S02E12 - Holiday Recovery Planning
Show Details1hr 6min
S02E11 - Lasting Effects of Childhood Traumas
Show Details1hr 8min
S02E10 - Suicide Aftermath
Show Details1hr 9min
S02E09 - Ryder and Tanya - Parenting through Fear
Show Details1hr 17min
S02E08 - Straight Outta Big Book
Show Details1hr 9min
S02E07 - Recovery in the Deep South
Show Details1hr 16min
S02E06 - Uncle Baby Billy Battles the Bottle
Show Details1hr 1min
S02E05 - National Addictions Awareness Week (Nov 21 - 27)
Show Details58min 14s
S02E04 - Acknowledging Self Worth and the Power of the Human Spirit
Show Details1hr 6min
S02E03 - Surviving on my Own Terms - Amber's Story
Show Details1hr 10min
S02E02 - Welcome Back to OCJ - part 2
Show Details1hr 23min
S02E01 - Welcome Back to OCJ - part 1
Show Details50min 13s
Episode 27 - A Look Back, and a Look Ahead - Season Closer
Show Details1hr 17min
Episode 26 - Leave a Light On
Show Details1hr 24min
Episode 25 - Behind the Curtain of a Paramedic
Show Details1hr 7min
Episode 24 - Vulnerability. Dads. Forgiveness.
Show Details1hr 26min
Episode 23 - “Recover Out Loud”
Show Details44min 42s
Episode 22 - The 3 A’s to Navigating Life’s Challenges
Show Details57min 53s
Episode 21 - For Imperfect People
Show Details1hr 9min
Episode 20 - You Aren’t Your Diagnosis
Show Details1hr 11min
Episode 19 - The House of Cards
Show Details58min 24s
Episode 18 - The Ripple Effect of Suicide
Show Details1hr 3min
Episode 17 - Recovery and the Community Connection
Show Details1hr 12min
Episode 16 - Climbing over Obstacles to Recovery
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 15 - Lessons learned on the Road 2 Recovery (Part 1 of 2)
Show Details40min 51s
EPISODE 14 - Getting The Best Help from the Day One.
Show Details1hr 17min
Episode 13 - Mental Health, Addiction and Healing with Theoren Fleury
Show Details1hr 6min
Episode 12 - Coping with Suicide (Nolan and Intek's Story)
Show Details53min 57s
Episode 11 - An Educator's Approach to Teen Mental Health
Show Details1hr 19min
Episode 10 - A Brief History of AA and 12 Step Recovery
Show Details1hr 28min
Episode 09 - The Food Bank and its role in Mental Health support
Show Details51min 30s
Episode 08 - Dealing with suicide - Nathan's Story
Show Details1hr 34min
Episode 07 - From Rock Bottom - Leah's Story
Show Details1hr 15min
Episode 06 - The Role of Law Enforcement in Addiction Crisis Management
Show Details47min 39s
Episode 05 -Damyan's Story (Part 2) - Julie's Story
Show Details47min 20s
Episode 04 - Shedding Light on Addiction (for Non-Addicts)
Show Details1hr 12min
Episode 03 - SPECIAL - Coping with Covid
Show Details58min 1s
Episode 02 - Damyan's Story (Part 1)
Show Details54min 50s
Episode 01 - What are we doing here?
Show Details1hr