Rise Up: A Recovery Outreach Podcast

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Podcast by David Baker

Rise Up: A Recovery Outreach Podcast

Learn about recovery opportunities in Hardin County and hear stories from the recovery community.

Latest episodes

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20 May 2024

Finding Healing and Self-Love in Al-Anon: Linda's Testimony

Linda White shares her powerful story of growth and healing through her involvement in Al-Anon. With a history of alcoholism in her family, Linda found herself on a journey of self-discovery and self-love. Through Al-Anon meetings, she learned to unpack her past, work through resentments, and focus on her own well-being. Join Linda as she discusses the transformative power of Al-Anon in her life and the importance of finding healing and self-acceptance.

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06 May 2024

Changing Lives: The Impact of Aspell Recovery Center in Hardin County

Aspell Recovery Center in Hardin County is at the forefront of changing lives impacted by addiction. With a dedicated team led by coordinator Jesse Johnson, Aspell offers a comprehensive 90-day program for men and women seeking recovery. From structured routines to employment opportunities within the community, Aspell focuses on empowering individuals to rebuild their lives and reintegrate into society. The program's success is evident through the recent expansion of its women's program. Aspell's collaborative efforts with community partners in Hardin County highlight the importance of teamwork in supporting individuals on their journey to recovery.

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17 April 2024

Empowering Parents: The Vital Role of the Carl Perkins Center in Child Abuse Prevention

The Carl Perkins Center in Hardin County plays a vital role in child abuse prevention and family support. Through empowering parents with resources, training, and nurturing parenting classes, the center aims to transform lives and provide hope for a brighter future. Teresa Nelson, the executive director, is dedicated to spreading awareness and building a community that supports and uplifts every child and family the center serves. With a focus on empathy, empowerment, and learning from mistakes, the center facilitates a journey towards better parenting and stronger families.

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25 March 2024

Journey to Recovery: A Conversation with Gus Baugus

In this podcast episode, David Baker interviews Gus Baugus, a leader in the recovery community. Gus shares his personal story of addiction, starting from an early age, and how it led him down a destructive path. He discusses his experience with Aspell Recovery Center and the role it played in his journey to recovery. Gus highlights the importance of having a support system and the impact it had on his own healing. He also emphasizes the significance of community and how it can provide hope and transformation for those struggling with addiction.

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13 March 2024

Men of Excellence: The Impact of Adult and Teen Challenge

Adult and Teen Challenge continues to make a significant impact in the community by offering long-term residential programs and outpatient services for individuals struggling with addiction. Through a Christ-centered approach and the power of spiritual transformation, lives are being transformed and hope is being restored. The program's success is attributed to the study of the Bible and the emphasis on surrendering one's life to Jesus Christ, leading individuals on a path to lasting change and redemption.

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04 March 2024

Transforming Lives: Joseph's Journey of Recovery

Joseph Simon shares his incredible story of recovery from a 15-year addiction journey. Despite hitting rock bottom, Joseph was able to rebuild his life and a sense of purpose through his recovery journey. Joseph now serves in the recovery community as a yoga instructor and leads a Bible study, helping others on their own path to recovery. He emphasizes the importance of transforming one's identity, developing healthy habits, and finding support in times of struggle. Joseph's classes, Constant Transformation Yoga, are offered weekly at Bodies in Motion gym, focusing on physical and spiritual well-being.

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