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Kenny's Story | The Intersection of Mental Health and Addiction
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Kenny's Story | The Intersection of Mental Health and Addiction

Army Veteran Kenny talks about his traumatic childhood, fighting depression and anxiety from an early age, and the escape he found in drugs. But the escape turned dark and one day he woke up in a hospital room and said enough is enough. Kenny describes getting sober at One Eighty and his work with others who suffer from mental illness and substance use disorder in order to help them discover the Freedom to Thrive. Chapters: :15 Traumatic childhood 1:26 Undiagnosed depression and anxiety 1:52 Serving in the Army 2:34 Devastation 3:43 Coming to One Eighty 5:30 Serving others with mental health conditions 6:44 You can do it too One Eighty is a Christian, nonprofit recovery family located in Davenport, Iowa, providing a 14-month structured residential program for people facing crisis, poverty and addiction. We specifically serve men and women who are seeking victory over substance use disorder and have often experienced homelessness, incarceration (jail or prison), domestic violence or abusive relationships, co-dependency, childhood trauma, criminal activity, poverty, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and a host of other co-occurring factors that have held them back from healthy relationships, consistent work, and contributing to society. We also work with youth to address the trauma, isolation and negative influences that lead kids into destructive lifestyles and introduce them to the hope of Jesus. More than treatment, rehab or transitional living - One Eighty is helping people discover the FREEDOM to THRIVE as we journey with people ready to build a sober life they WANT to live for God's glory - a life free of substances and full of love, humility and service. Our services are free, fully supported by the many churches, individuals, businesses and community champions who believe every single person displays the image of God and is here for a purpose - and no one is ever too far gone for redemption and restoration. Learn more about One Eighty, the beautiful people we serve, and the good God who is at work among us by following us in one or more ways: Website: https://www.oneeighty.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@oneeightyzone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/180zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneeightyzone/ Email, mail or text updates: https://form.jotform.com/222775440667160 Support our work: https://www.oneeighty.org/waystogive
Jen and Katrina's Story | Mother and Daughter get sober, find hope
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Jen and Katrina's Story | Mother and Daughter get sober, find hope

After years of addiction to pain pills, alcohol and IV meth, a mother finds sobriety...and inspires her daughter to do the same. Listen to Jen and Katrina Hesser share how a cycle of generational addiction was broken through the healing power of Christ and participation in the One Eighty 14-month recovery program. Chapters: 0:13 Jen's backstory 0:28 Jail and drug court 0:50 2 years and 5 months sober! 1:14 Advocating for her daughter 1:49 How addiction begins for Jen 2:50 Katrina's backstory 3:56 Life at One Eighty 4:27 Mom is a motivator 4:56 Life on the streets 5:23 Dealing with reality 6:09 Making it one more day One Eighty is a Christian, nonprofit recovery family located in Davenport, Iowa, providing a 14-month structured residential program for people facing crisis, poverty and addiction. We specifically serve men and women who are seeking victory over substance use disorder and have often experienced homelessness, incarceration (jail or prison), domestic violence or abusive relationships, co-dependency, childhood trauma, criminal activity, poverty, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and a host of other co-occurring factors that have held them back from healthy relationships, consistent work, and contributing to society. We also work with youth to address the trauma, isolation and negative influences that lead kids into destructive lifestyles and introduce them to the hope of Jesus. More than treatment, rehab or transitional living - One Eighty is helping people discover the FREEDOM to THRIVE as we journey with people ready to build a sober life they WANT to live for God's glory - a life free of substances and full of love, humility and service. Our services are free, fully supported by the many churches, individuals, businesses and community champions who believe every single person displays the image of God and is here for a purpose - and no one is ever too far gone for redemption and restoration. Learn more about One Eighty, the beautiful people we serve, and the good God who is at work among us by following us in one or more ways: Website: https://www.oneeighty.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@oneeightyzone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/180zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneeightyzone/ Email, mail or text updates: https://form.jotform.com/222775440667160 Support our work: https://www.oneeighty.org/waystogive
Paying it Forward in Recovery
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Paying it Forward in Recovery

Three graduates of One Eighty tell their stories about overcoming drug addiction, depression, suicidal ideation, and more - then stepping into mental health and addiction recovery spaces to help others do the same. Hear how Matt, Kenny and Jenn found both healing from their own substance use disorders and purpose in helping others untangle their messy histories to walk with God into a brand new future. Chapters: 0:04 Matt's backstory 1:49 Kenny's backstory 3:54 Jenn's story 5:43 Kenny's work in mental health 6:20 Matt's work at Covenant House 7:07 Jenn's work at One Eighty One Eighty is a Christian, nonprofit recovery family located in Davenport, Iowa, providing a 14-month structured residential program for people facing crisis, poverty and addiction. We specifically serve men and women who are seeking victory over substance use disorder and have often experienced homelessness, incarceration (jail or prison), domestic violence or abusive relationships, co-dependency, childhood trauma, criminal activity, poverty, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and a host of other co-occurring factors that have held them back from healthy relationships, consistent work, and contributing to society. We also work with youth to address the trauma, isolation and negative influences that lead kids into destructive lifestyles and introduce them to the hope of Jesus. More than treatment, rehab or transitional living - One Eighty is helping people discover the FREEDOM to THRIVE as we journey with people ready to build a sober life they WANT to live for God's glory - a life free of substances and full of love, humility and service. Our services are free, fully supported by the many churches, individuals, businesses and community champions who believe every single person displays the image of God and is here for a purpose - and no one is ever too far gone for redemption and restoration. Learn more about One Eighty, the beautiful people we serve, and the good God who is at work among us by following us in one or more ways: Website: https://www.oneeighty.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@oneeightyzone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/180zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneeightyzone/ Email, mail or text updates: https://form.jotform.com/222775440667160 Support our work: https://www.oneeighty.org/waystogive
Sara's Story: Overcoming addiction
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Sara's Story: Overcoming addiction

Sara tells her story of childhood trauma followed by addiction which led to years of pain and loss. But she also shares about her recovery at One Eighty and the hope and redemption she has found in Christ. Sara now lives free from drugs, working and investing in others who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction and need treatment, hope and help. Sara's Story: 0:00 Childhood years and trauma 1:09 First exposure to drugs 1:41 Neuromuscular disease - Myasthenia Gravis 2:23 Addiction 3:07 Losing her kids 3:41 Seeking treatment 4:30 Surrendering to God 5:08 The future One Eighty is a Christian, nonprofit recovery family located in Davenport, Iowa, providing a 14-month structured residential program for people facing crisis, poverty and addiction. We specifically serve men and women who are seeking victory over substance use disorder and have often experienced homelessness, incarceration (jail or prison), domestic violence or abusive relationships, co-dependency, childhood trauma, criminal activity, poverty, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and a host of other co-occurring factors that have held them back from healthy relationships, consistent work, and contributing to society. We also work with youth to address the trauma, isolation and negative influences that lead kids into destructive lifestyles and introduce them to the hope of Jesus. More than treatment, rehab or transitional living - One Eighty is helping people discover the FREEDOM to THRIVE as we journey with people ready to build a sober life they WANT to live for God's glory - a life free of substances and full of love, humility and service. Our services are free, fully supported by the many churches, individuals, businesses and community champions who believe every single person displays the image of God and is here for a purpose - and no one is ever too far gone for redemption and restoration. Learn more about One Eighty, the beautiful people we serve, and the good God who is at work among us by following us in one or more ways: Website: https://www.oneeighty.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@oneeightyzone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/180zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneeightyzone/ Email, mail or text updates: https://form.jotform.com/222775440667160 Support our work: https://www.oneeighty.org/waystogive
Family Matters: The Ashby's Story
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Family Matters: The Ashby's Story

Sean Ashby and his parents, Greg and Lisa, talk about their family's journey through addiction and into recovery. Both Greg and Lisa are sober for 35 years (and have the AA chips to prove it), which gave them empathy, patience and perseverance as Sean suffered his own addiction to cocaine and alcohol. They talk openly about the fear, the shattered heart, and the weariness of loving someone with a substance use disorder. But they also share the hope that God is forever working, even when you can't see it, and can change hearts and lives. Chapters: 0:02 "Mama's boy" 0:53 High school 1:14 Progressing to cocaine 1:40 Mom's broken heart 2:12 "Go ask for some help" 2:33 Becoming the old Sean again 3:17 Freedom 3:50 Heart change 4:14 I'm sorry 4:24 Proud parents One Eighty is a Christian, nonprofit recovery family located in Davenport, Iowa, providing a 14-month structured residential program for people facing crisis, poverty and addiction. We specifically serve men and women who are seeking victory over substance use disorder and have often experienced homelessness, incarceration (jail or prison), domestic violence or abusive relationships, co-dependency, childhood trauma, criminal activity, poverty, mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and a host of other co-occurring factors that have held them back from healthy relationships, consistent work, and contributing to society. We also work with youth to address the trauma, isolation and negative influences that lead kids into destructive lifestyles and introduce them to the hope of Jesus. More than treatment, rehab or transitional living - One Eighty is helping people discover the FREEDOM to THRIVE as we journey with people ready to build a sober life they WANT to live for God's glory - a life free of substances and full of love, humility and service. Our services are free, fully supported by the many churches, individuals, businesses and community champions who believe every single person displays the image of God and is here for a purpose - and no one is ever too far gone for redemption and restoration. Learn more about One Eighty, the beautiful people we serve, and the good God who is at work among us by following us in one or more ways: Website: https://www.oneeighty.org YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@oneeightyzone Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/180zone Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneeightyzone/ Email, mail or text updates: https://form.jotform.com/222775440667160 Support our work: https://www.oneeighty.org/waystogive
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