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  • 42. Kicking Addiction

    This caller's passion once burned bright. But as addiction's grip tightened, her spirit lost its flight. Now she strives to journey from darkness to light.

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    26m | Feb 10, 2024
  • 41. Pour Decisions

    In the alchemy of alcohol, this caller pursued a sense of strength, only to witness the essence of assurance wither within the intoxicating elixir.

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    20m | Dec 3, 2023
  • 40. Climbing Beyond the Crank

    In his darkest hour, this caller wrestles with hope's fading power, still reaching for a future that will surely flower.

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    23m | Oct 24, 2023
  • 39. The Silent Suffering of Severed Bonds

    In the wake of broken bonds, this caller reflects on the journey of repairing the rifts and restoring relationships.

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    26m | Oct 8, 2023
  • 38. Fixated on the Pixelated

    This caller helps unravel the intricate allure of the digital realm and the seductive escape it offers from the ordinary. 

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    28m | Jun 12, 2023
  • 37. Breaking the Chains

    Uncover the hidden complexities of addiction within the prison system as this caller sheds light on the challenges, vulnerabilities, and systemic issues that fuel the battle of addiction behind bars.



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    26m | May 29, 2023
  • 36. Transcending Shadows

    This caller's plight, a desperate fight, where addiction entwines, as their identity shines, seeking to reclaim what was lost in the fray, on this tumultuous journey, they find their own way.

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    16m | May 15, 2023
  • 35. High Stakes Habit

    This caller's innocent pastime turned into a compulsive behaviour that had significant negative impacts on his life. His story highlights how society's normalization and glamorization of certain behaviours can exacerbate an addiction.

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    19m | May 1, 2023
  • 34. Medication Misconduct

    The story of a nurse, whose addiction became his curse. A crime of opportunity, an easy start, until it consumed him and tore his life apart.

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    39m | Apr 17, 2023
  • 33. Steeped in Spirituality

    Understanding the underlying motivations behind substance use is more important than simply weighing the pros and cons. This caller emphasized that when these motivations are not understood, substance use can easily turn into substance abuse.



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    24m | Apr 3, 2023
  • 32. Attention Tension

    Chasing status and social ties, substances can become a guide. For this caller, addiction soon arrived.



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    40m | Mar 20, 2023
  • 31. Altercation Salvation

    This caller was haunted by his past, so he drowned his pain in booze. Then he became someone he didn't choose. His journey is one of struggle and pain. But also of hope, and the will to reclaim.



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    33m | Mar 5, 2023
  • 30. Steering Sober

    For this caller, riding in the fast lane was his addiction. Risk and recklessness became his affliction.



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    37m | Feb 20, 2023
  • 29. Transformation Trip

    It's common to go from the depths of addiction to the heights of enlightenment. However, this caller found clarity in a most uncommon way, in order to transcend temptation day by day.



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    24m | Feb 6, 2023
  • 28. Slamming Lines To Tower Lines

    Rebuilding relationships in recovery can be a double-edged sword, as it can also lead back to using. This caller shares their experience of the slippery slope between reconnecting with loved ones and relapsing in recovery.



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    21m | Jan 23, 2023
  • 27. Romance Withdrawal

    A history of abandonment, neglect, or inconsistent nurturing can lead to addiction. For this caller, it's an addiction to adoration.



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    26m | Jan 8, 2023
  • 26. Codependent Crystal

    Co-dependency is known as a “relationship addiction,” where people often form or maintain relationships that are one-sided, emotionally destructive and/or abusive. This caller’s story explains how addicts are especially susceptible to these types of relationships.



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    35m | Dec 12, 2022
  • 25. Raver Danger

    So called ‘club drugs’ often seem like a staple or even a requirement for many ravers. This caller explains how club drugs led her from dancing to darkness.



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    17m | Nov 28, 2022
  • 24. Fear Falls Off The Wagon

    Many people struggling with addiction want to get sober, however they fear what sobriety might entail. While some of those fears can be refuted, others are the result of the stigmas surrounding substance abuse.



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    16m | Nov 14, 2022
  • 23. Nodding Off Abroad

    Policymakers in North America increasingly recognize that drug use should be treated as a public health issue instead of a criminal issue. This caller’s story begs the question- what about drug dealing?



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    29m | Oct 18, 2022
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