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Finding Light: Janna’s Journey from Addiction to Recovery

Ryan and Janna Purdy discuss her journey from addiction to recovery, highlighting challenges, pivotal moments, and the importance of support systems.
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Finding Light: Janna’s Journey from Addiction to Recovery

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From Darkness to Life contains the real stories of courageous individuals who have found their way out of the darkness caused by mental health challenges and substance abuse. If the following episode resonates with you and you yourself or someone you love needs help, please reach out.

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Finding Light: Janna’s Journey from Addiction to Recovery

Ryan and Janna Purdy discuss her journey from addiction to recovery, highlighting challenges, pivotal moments, and the importance of support systems.
July 12, 2024
Season 4
Episode
31

Pathways to Recovery: Virtual Support and New Roles

Ryan and Derrick from OCJ discuss their virtual Pathways to Recovery meeting and Derrick's new role, highlighting resilience and hope.
July 4, 2024
Season 4
Episode
30

Brandi's Bravery: A Story of Overcoming Adversity

Brandi courageously shares her journey from childhood abuse and addiction to recovery and resilience.
June 20, 2024
Season 4
Episode
29

The Weight of the Badge: Ty Claypool's Journey from Law Enforcement to Healing and Helping Others

Former police officer Ty Claypool shares his journey of overcoming job-related trauma and PTSD through resilience and supportive resources.
June 13, 2024
Season 4
Episode
28

Transforming Lives: TJ Sheehan's Mission to Help Others

Ryan talks with TJ Sheehan, Director at On A Dime Transformations and founder of Pivot Equation and Recovery Society, who shares his journey from addiction and gang life to founding the Coastal Recove
May 31, 2024
Season 4
Episode
27

Beyond the Badge: Sam Williams' Journey with the Invisible Wounds

Ryan is joined this week by former police officer, Sam Williams.
May 16, 2024
Season 4
Episode
26

Sky High Resilience: The Tale of Rise Up

Join Ryan as we explore the Rise Up Hot Air Balloon Festival in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
April 25, 2024
Season 4
Episode
25

Legacy of Strength: Ramona Big Head's Message of Resilience and Hope

Ryan is joined by the esteemed Ramona Big Head, a dedicated educator with over 25 years of experience and a member of the Peigan Board of Education.
April 19, 2024
Season 4
Episode
24

Beyond Fame and Two Wheels: Colin “Scummy” Morrison’s Unexpected Path to Recovery

In this gripping episode, motocross legend Colin "Scummy" Morrison takes us on a wild ride through his life.
April 11, 2024
Season 4
Episode
23

Brad McLeod's Path from Darkness to Sober Motivation

Ryan sits down with Brad McLeod, the inspiring voice behind the Sober Motivation podcast. Brad’s story is one of resilience, transformation, and unwavering determination.
March 21, 2024
Season 4
Episode
22

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