Rebuilding After Addiction, Unemployment, and a Criminal Record
September 28, 2021
Hosted by Zachary Crouch
Today's episode is about the power of second chances and, specifically, second-chance employment. Ty Reed speaks with Zach about his former life as an award-winning salesperson for a Fortune 500 company who found himself unemployed, addicted to meth, and living homeless on the streets of Seattle. Now a speaker on the topic of recovery and employment, Ty provides career coaching to individuals recovering from drug & alcohol abuse and homelessness through his nonprofit, Recovery Career Services. Ty and Zach talk about imposter syndrome, the need for compassion and extending forgiveness, and specific ways employers can create mental health conscious work environments. Visit Ty's website at www.recoveryandwork.org to learn more.
Landmark Recovery Podcast
Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel
Landmark Recovery Podcast is the premier podcast discussing addiction, recovery, and sobriety. We talk with experts to dispel myths about what addiction is and isn’t. We hear from recovering addicts who share their stories of rock bottom, rehab, and relapse. We also tackle difficult topics like trauma, the chaos of active addiction, and how it affects our families and communities. But our favorite topic? Hope. The podcast is a production of Landmark Recovery, a rapidly growing network of local drug and alcohol rehab centers providing high quality, and affordable, clinical treatment. With the mission to unlock human potential, Landmark is committed to helping individuals live beyond their addiction.
Zachary Crouch is the National Business Development Manager and former administrator for Landmark Recovery, a Louisville based residential program for drug and alcohol treatment. His background in the treatment field as a counselor includes work with the adolescent, adult and family population. Additionally, he also operated the acute medical detoxification unit for Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville. Zachary graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology and earned his Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2009.