Helping Up // Stories of Addiction, Recovery, and Grace
By Helping Up Mission
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The Helping Up Podcast is all about addiction, recovery, and grace. We tell stories and share conversations from around the campus of Helping Up Mission, a Christian addiction recovery program for men in Baltimore, Maryland.
||Clean“You can’t skip the struggle.” Eric’s story||“When I was in the midst of everything, there were no options. You wake up every day, and your intent has to be get money or be prepared to die. I have choices nowadays.” Read more at helpingupmission.org/stories/ericw Featuring Eric’s segment f||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I was getting high for 52 years” – Blue’s recovery story||“I am a firm believer that the small things in life make the difference. The big [things] are going to happen to everyone. The little ones are gifts. When someone talks to you and they actually care, it’s something you remember. It can make a huge||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDustin’s recovery story||“I was using drugs for so long that I didn’t know how to live without them.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/dustini Record your loved ones this Thanksgiving with the Storycorps app. Download our free ebook & audiob||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Running is therapy to me” – John’s recovery story||“You can’t do this alone; it’s just impossible.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/johnb Come cheer for John (and over 100 Team HUM runners) at the Baltimore Running Festival on October 21st. Email Chaplain Vic with feedback on||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShame, Sexual Abuse, and Healing – Diane Langberg – Podcast||This spring, we had the privilege of welcoming Diane Langberg to our campus for a visit. Dr. Langberg is a practicing psychologist whose clinical expertise includes 45 years of working with trauma survivors and clergy. Dr. Langberg shared with our cli||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I made a promise I would stop” – Jackie’s recovery story – Podcast||“When I saw my daddy in the hospital, I made a promise I would stop. I made a promise to him, and I stopped for a while. But it took a toll when he died… and I couldn’t help it.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/jackier The||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I was no longer trying to save anything from the past.” – Jake’s recovery story||“Before, I had no desire to really dig. I was too afraid of what I would find. Now I know that there is no hope of hope if I don’t do what is uncomfortable.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/jakeh The post “I was no longer||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid is reconnecting with his spirituality||“…That is when things started to go downhill for me, once I deleted God out of my life and pushed him to the side, that is when I started to do some really, really sad things.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/davidh The post Davi||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I try to do two things each day for my recovery: trust God and help others.” – Greg’s recovery story||“Part of me thinks that it was because I was doing so well – maybe I could get away with one… I shot up while driving and I just had an immediate overdose…the last thing I remember was a loud crash. My next conscious memory is three weeks late||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“I can take this time… and set things in motion.” – Wes’ recovery story||“I had nothing to sell; I had nothing to give; I was just really taking everything… trying to fill the void inside with drugs.” Read more at live-rm-hum.pantheonsite.io/stories/wesr The post “I can take this time… and set things in motion.”||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Top notch person that respects us survivors so amazingly!!