Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition
On Part 2 of our “What I Wish Someone Had Told Me” series, Jodi sits down with Kathy Bazaar to get a first-hand perspective from a recovering alcoholic. Once consumed by her addiction, Kathy now coaches other addicts through recovery as a Peer Recovery Supporter for OhioGuidestone.
Kathy’s insight about what she wishes someone would have told her many years ago sheds light on a fundamental problem surrounding addiction in our society: open communication.
Kathy wishes someone had explained to her what addiction was so that, as a child, she would’ve better understood her father.
Kathy wishes someone had informed her that addictive personalities can be inherited and that she may be at greater risk because of her family history.
But most importantly, Kathy wishes someone had told her when she was young that she had intrinsic worth and value. So many youth journey through their developmental years feeling like they don’t matter and that no one cares about them. We need to build a generation of young people who recognize that they matter, they have a purpose, and they have greatness within.
Visit www.adctusc.org for all your information about the Coalition and different types of drug use and prevention.
Listen at www.getlevelpod.com/adc.
Or find the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.
Watch on YouTube!
HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW!
Please help support the show at www.glow.fm/adctusc
About the Show
Join us each episode with your host, ADC Coordinator Jodi Salvo, as we deliver current information about drug use and prevention efforts in Tuscarawas County. Jodi brings information from all over the county, including resources from local school districts, law enforcement, treatment agencies, political offices, state representatives, and more. You’ll enjoy these casual conversations amongst people working together to make an impact in our community.
The Anti-Drug Coalition is part of the Get Level Podcast Network, bringing agencies and organizations together to reach listeners in Tuscarawas County.
To help support the show, visit glow.fm/adctusc.
For more information on the ADC, visit www.adctusc.org.