We are joined today by Terrill Smith. Terrill is a Northpoint and Ashwood alumni, business owner, father and husband. Terrill takes us through a truly inspiring journey of recovery covering everything from Trauma, to prison and even a suicide attempt that all led to him finding lasting recovery.
Fernando Mesa is a CADC in the treasure Valley, an ex-gang member and a recovering addict. We delve into Fernando's history with drug abuse, lack of role models, poverty and gang life as well as his passion of working with at risk youth trying to ensure early intervention in adolescent drug abuse and how the addiction treatment industry addresses addiction in our countries youth.LISTEN NOW
Erica Lopez, the Vice President of the Idaho Market for Northpoint Recovery joins Cooper and Jon to talk about what it takes to be a substance abuse counselor. The conversation stresses the importance of self-care as well as self-evaluation and brutal honesty. If you are considering pursuing a career in addiction treatment this episode is a must listen!LISTEN NOW