025: One Woman’s Wisdom on Rising in Strength from Family Crisis

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Today we discuss eliminating the shame and stigma surrounding addiction and mental illness while empowering people through their journey of family crisis.

Our guest, Jodee Prouse, shares the story of her brother and his battle with alcoholism in hopes of helping other families that are suffering.

We Discuss:

  • The traumatic impact addiction has on individuals and their families
  • Other mental disorders that co-occur with drug addiction and alcoholism
  • The possible causes and cures for addiction
  • Grief avoidance response mechanisms
  • The importance of families having an open dialogue and breaking the cycle
  • Acknowledging past mistakes in order to heal and change
  • How co-dependents can become addicted to caretaking
  • Disengaging co-dependent behavior and healing
  • When to give tough love and set boundaries
  • Blame shifting versus solving the problem
  • Breaking the stigma in society and with the healthcare system
  • A man's personal story of addiction and 20+ years of sobriety
  • Insight on the tools for recovery
  • Trying to overcome addiction alone versus getting help
  • 12-step programs and Neurotherapy
  • Smart Money Segment with Steve Sexton from Sexton Advisory Group

Learn More About Hosts Paula Shaw and Ken D Foster

Visit: www.TransitionRadioShow.com

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