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    How the six steps of behavior change play a role in the road to recovery

    For many who struggle with addiction, replacing negative habits with positive ones is the first step towards positive behavior change. By using the Transtheoretical model developed by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClement in the late 1970s, Dr. Matt Woolley, a licensed Clinical psychologist at the University of Utah, is gaining a better understanding of addiction […]
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    Idaho author and business owner recounts his journey to sobriety

    A Utah native author and Idaho-based business owner is opening up about overcoming addiction and his journey to sobriety. Jason Coombs, owner of Brick House Recovery in Idaho and author of Unhooked: How to Help an Addicted Loved One Recover joined the Project Recovery podcast to talk about his substance abuse and how it took […]
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    How one man went from eleven years of sobriety to becoming an addict again

    On the outside looking in, Keith Meyer had everything he could have wanted in life. He was a husband to a successful wife and a father of three kids. He owned his own marketing consulting company and it had proven to be very successful. But on the inside, Keith was struggling after experiencing eleven years […]
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    Utah actor and producer on addiction recovery

    Thirteen years have passed since Utah actor and producer, Michael Birkeland, hit his “rock bottom” and now he’s using his past to help others start their own road to recovery. He recently joined the Project Recovery podcast to tell his story of substance abuse and how he was able to curb his addiction. From actor […]
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    Utah Life Coach uses past addiction as motivation to help others

    SALT LAKE CITY — Overcoming addiction can still bring a lot of pain and anguish while on the road to recovery but one Life Coach in Utah is hoping to change that. Utah native, Rob Eastman, the owner of Eastman Fitness is using his past experiences with addiction as a motivational tool to help others […]
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    Ogden gym creates unique recovery program for recovering addicts

    A recovery program in Ogden is attempting to redefine the way communities look at addiction recovery. Frank Jameson, a Life Coach for School of Addiction Recovery (SOAR), joined the Project Recovery podcast to explain the steps the non-profit organization is taking to change addiction recovery. From addict to Life Coach Frank’s day starts completely different […]
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    Utah non-profit changing the way we look at addiction recovery

    Many who struggle with a substance use disorder find it hard to reach out to someone who can understand their struggle. One Utah non-profit organization is hoping to break that stigma and change the way we look at addiction recovery through unity. Evan Fields, a Peer Recovery Coach for Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness […]
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    Where to turn in a time of crisis for someone struggling with addiction

    For those who are struggling with a substance abuse disorder, many current events can truly lead to a time of crisis with potentially deadly outcomes. Dr. Matt Woolley, a clinical psychologist, recently spoke on the Project Recovery podcast to offer helpful ways to try and combat addiction in a pandemic. Video chats with a licensed […]
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    Utah motivational speaker trying to spread substance abuse awareness after addiction took everything

    A Utah motivational speaker is trying to spread substance abuse awareness after losing everything and becoming homeless due to addiction. When Jared was younger, he was always athletic. Eventually, he earned a scholarship to play football for Snow College in Ephraim, UT. By the age of 22, he was the first person in my family […]
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    Harrington: Mental Fight To Remain Sober Lasts A Lifetime

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU running back, KSL sports anchor and current Jazz Game Night host, Alema Harrington, has been very vocal about his lifelong struggles with addiction. It’s a fight he said he expects to last for the rest of his life. The ex-football player, broadcaster and recovering addict shared insight into his […]