Advocating for the Voiceless with Kiana Dean
Keepin' It Friel | Conversations on Recovery
by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ it Friel this week is Kiana Dean, a 22 year old foster care advocate, who was born addicted to drugs due to her mom’s meth addiction during pregnancy. As a result of the drugs, the right side of Kiana’s face is paralyzed, she has a heart defect, and has had many surgeries. She bounced around foster homes until a woman she calls her “angel” adopted her. Amazingly, Kiana doesn’t have the victim mentality, and instead got the urge to fight for babies who can’t speak for themselves.    ..read more
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Hitting Bottom at the Top with Sports & Celebrity Agent Darren Prince
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by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Darren Prince is a prominent sports & celebrity agent whose clients have included Magic Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Carmen Electra and more. He is also the other of the book Aiming High: How a Prominent Sports and Celebrity Agent Hit Bottom at the Top. Darren opens up about his 24-year addiction to opioids. Darren's recovery journey is now going 11 years strong, and he is now helping others break free from addiction ..read more
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Detailing Sobriety with Former “Details Magazine” Editor in Chief Dan Peres
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by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ it Friel this week is Dan Peres, the former editor in chief of Details Magazine and author of the book “As Needed for Pain”.  During Dan’s 15 years in charge at the magazine, he was secretly popping 60 opioids a day, and overdosed several times. He’d doctor shop, call in prescriptions for himself, and drive to Mexico for pills. Dan now has 12 years sober, loves being a dad to his three sons, and is trying to help de-stigmatize addiction.   ..read more
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Spreading Sober News with Laurie Dhue
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by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Laurie Dhue was the first news anchor to work at all three cable news networks.   While at Fox News Channel, Laurie’s drinking and cocaine use escalated.  She ended up hiring an addiction specialist to help her get clean.   Laurie now has 13 years sober, but at the 5 year mark, she attended an off the record dinner and a gossip magazine reporter outed her sobriety in an article the next day.   While she wasn’t planning on going public, Laurie became a recovery advocate that day, and continues to help others and speak on the topic around the country. &nbs ..read more
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Inside the opioid addiction crisis with ‘American Fix’ author Ryan Hampton
Keepin' It Friel | Conversations on Recovery
by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Ryan Hampton is an author and activist. He is the author of the book American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis-and How to End It. Ryan opens up about his addiction to heroin, and the challenges he encountered with the nation's treatment system. Ryan's experiences have led him to be at the forefront of advocating for addiction recovery reform ..read more
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Fashionably Sober with Lawrence Zarian
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by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ it Friel this week is Lawrence Zarian, a fashion expert who has covered hundreds of awards shows, and contributed to multiple TV networks, including here at KTLA.  Lawrence now has 14 years sober, but before that, he thought his alcohol and cocaine addiction would ultimately kill him.  ..read more
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Selling Houses and Sobriety with Shelton Wilder
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by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ It Friel this week is Shelton Wilder, an LA real estate agent who was once featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank”.  From age 18-30, Shelton drank every single day, until her girlfriends gave her an intervention.  She went to rehab and has now been sober for 10 years ..read more
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Overcoming Alcoholism With Therapy with Psychotherapist Bianca Rodriguez | Keepin' It Friel
Keepin' It Friel | Conversations on Recovery
by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ it Friel this week is Bianca Rodriguez, a licensed psychotherapist who helps people struggling with addiction.  She also has 8 years sober from alcohol.  Bianca used to get sick all the time from drinking too much, ending up in the fetal position crying and hating herself.  Now she lives a calm, drama-free life and provides motivation to others through her “You Are Complete” life coach program ..read more
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Rob Koebel on Getting Sober After His Arrest
Keepin' It Friel | Conversations on Recovery
by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ it Friel this week is Rob Koebel, a former TV news investigative reporter whose career imploded after he got drunk and was caught on camera urinating on the Apple store, then scuffling with the cops.  He’s now coming up on seven years of sobriety.  ..read more
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Supermodel Sobriety with Jennifer Gimenez
Keepin' It Friel | Conversations on Recovery
by KTLA Audio Network
1y ago
Keepin’ It Friel this week is actress Jennifer Gimenez, who starred in the movies Blow, Vanilla Sky and Charlie’s Angels.  She also appeared on the reality shows Celebrity Rehab and Sober House.  Jennifer just celebrated 14 years of sobriety, but for many years she abused drugs and alcohol, and even overdosed once.  Jenn now travels the country speaking as a recovery advocate ..read more
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