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    Alcohol abuse leads to a new beginning for Utah man

    Surrounded by his family, Enos looked up to them. He looked for acceptance from his older brothers. So when his family thought it would be fun to see how quickly they could get 10-year-old Enos drunk, he happily obliged. Now decades later, he’s trying to piece together a life of alcohol abuse, shame, and embarrassment. […]
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    Recovery program helps Utah teenager find light in darkness

    Sidnee Kassing thought her life had become unbearable after a recent fight with her parents — until they found the perfect recovery program. Growing up, friends were everything to Sidnee Kassing. In her mind, her friends were even more important than family. This desire to find comradery outside of her family often caused a rift […]
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    How mindfulness can be another tool to curb addiction

    In 2017, approximately 19.7 million people aged 12 or older had a substance use disorder (SUD). Now, mindfulness is being considered an underrated tool in suppressing addiction, according to Dr. Matt Woolley, a clinical psychologist from the University of Utah and co-host of the ‘Project Recovery.’ In the latest episode, he details some of the ways […]
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    Pornography addiction almost destroys a Utah man’s life

    Jacob thought he could hide his pornography addiction forever. Until it started tearing away at every part of his life. “It started when I was eleven years old,” says Jacob, a now 46-year-old man, sitting in front of a microphone during a recording of the Project Recovery podcast. “I didn’t know I was in addiction […]
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    How relapse shapes an addict’s path to recovery

    During an addict’s journey back to living a clean lifestyle no word causes as much stress and anxiety as ‘relapse’. Keaton knows that firsthand. Keaton described his experience with relapse after being sober for ten months on the Project Recovery podcast. “I had done what I  thought I needed to do in terms of putting […]
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    Opioid addiction causes a Utah woman to spiral out of control

    Lizzy was very physically active growing up. She ran track, played soccer, ran cross country, and was a cheerleader in high school. She excelled in college and attended Weber State University’s nursing program. After her first year in the program, she met her now-husband of nine years, Brian. As she looks back now, there were […]
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    Substance abuse disorders no longer hiding in the shadows

    Opioid-involved overdose deaths are officially on the decline in Utah since 2017 — mostly due to the rise in resources surrounding awareness and the prevention of a substance abuse disorder. With the help of the non-profit organization, USARA (Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness), and the state-run campaign, Use Only as Directed, Utahns are becoming […]
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    Substance abuse cripples a Utah woman for decades

    Substance abuse can take on many faces. Faces of fear, worry, horror, and unfortunately, bliss. Felicia Marie knows the effects of that substance abuse first hand. By the age of seven, Felicia had started smoking cigarettes, witnessed the divorce of her mom and dad, and saw how substance abuse could corrupt a family. She grew […]
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    How opioid addiction has plagued a Utah woman and her family

    Opioid addiction never hid its face from Andrea Sorensen and her family. It also never stopped her from feeling unconditional love. Even throughout the years, when the addiction began to deteriorate her family from the inside, she says always felt loved. “When I was younger growing up, [addiction] started with my dad. My dad was […]
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    How Destiny Garcia went from homeless to SL County office receptionist

    A week ago, Destiny Garcia sat in her house, surrounded by a documentary film crew. The documentary features Destiny and her story of addiction. Particularly, how she was able to transcend being homeless to become the receptionist for the Salt Lake County Mayor’s office. Destiny sat there, thinking back on all of the darkness in […]

Television and radio personality Casey Scott has taken the first step – he’s confronting addiction. Now what? Join Casey on his journey to being a better person, one day at a time, on Project Recovery, new from KSL Podcasts.

With the expert help of licensed psychologist Dr. Matt Woolley, Casey’s struggle may remind you of your own. Whether you’re addicted to alcohol, drugs, social media, fast food, pornography- this podcast won’t make you stop.

That’s up to you. But if you want help, or you want to help someone you love, subscribe for free to Project Recovery wherever you get your podcasts.

Dr. Matt Woolley is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah. He specializes in anxiety, personality, cognitive, and learning disorders. He works with individuals and families on these and other challenging issues every day.

Trained in meditation and mindfulness, Dr. Matt deploys both traditional techniques and modern mindfulness applications with professional athletes and business executives and individuals with addictions. He is a regular guest on TV, radio, and podcasts as well as a writer and public speaker. He and Casey have been friends for eight years.

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You can catch up on the latest episode of the Project Recovery podcast below!