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Episode #57 – Finding Strength In Numbers Instead Of Pointing Fingers: How We Need To Change Our Outlook On Addiction


Addiction’s touch is often much closer than we think. When we are able to remove the stigma that too often accompanies what an addict looks like, we remove barriers and empower rather than deter. I talk today with Gail Smith, the founder of the Kenny Smith Foundation.

Please visit The Kenny Smith Freedom Foundation to learn more, stay posted, and donate to a dynamic program.
Their Facebook Page: I’m Standing Up for Kenny (

Thank you to our Sponsor, Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center. (

Please check them out for information on their program and mission.

addiction, addiction at home, addiction in families, anxiety, authentic, authentic living, community, coping skills, create good, cutting, depression, drug abuse, Eating Disorders, empathy, Erin Lawler Patterson, family, family issues, healthy relationships, High School, Kids, Kids At Risk, Kids in Trouble, life skills, living authentically, mental health, mental illness, Opiates, Opioid Addiction, opioid crisis, Opioids, parenting, parenting teens, Parents, Positivity, prescription pill addiction, PTSD, raising kids, self image, self-care, Shame, single parent, single parenting, substance abuse, substance misuse, Teens, trauma

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