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Get Up Nation Organizations of Change - Overcoming Addiction

Get Up Nation: Organizations of Change - Overcoming Addiction

What up, Get Up Nation? My name is Ben Biddick, the Host of the Get Up Nation Podcast and Co-Author of Get Up: The Art of Perseverance with former Major League Baseball Player and CEO of, Adam Greenberg. I love connecting with all of you out there who are tired of the negativity in media and am honored when I hear how you are enjoying the positivity of the Get Up Nation Podcast. Today I’m wishing Renee and Scott Parks health and healing as Renee continues to battle cancer. Renee has one of the most inspiring Instagram accounts I’ve ever seen as she chronicles her journey through her cancer treatment. I was honored to have her as the third guest of the Get Up Nation Podcast. Check out her episode today and wish her well via @Resilient.Renee on Instagram.

I also recently spoke with Evan Williamson, the creator of based in Texas. Evan created this clothing company to empower and support those battling addiction as they strive to create a new reality in recovery. He shared how his own battle with addiction was the catalyst that led him to serve others battling addiction. After speaking with Evan, I contacted Cory Divine, a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor at in Madison, Wisconsin. He shared insights with me on the challenges people face as they attempt to transition from addiction into sobriety and recovery. He describes how the staff at Connections Counseling help people achieve a lasting liberation from addiction through a unique mentorship program that provides guidance and support during the transition.


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