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On this episode of “Hell Has an Exit,” join Teddy as he welcomes Katherine F., who shares her harrowing 26-year battle with drug addiction. Her journey, marked by early exposure to opiates, rebellion, and abusive relationships, takes a powerful turn as she becomes a dedicated mother, returns to school, and finds love, demonstrating resilience and growth in the face of adversity.
Join us for a laughter-filled episode of “Hell Has an Exit” with your host Teddy Tarantino! Today we bring you social media influencer, Rachel Elizabeth. Rachel is well-known on social media for her candid and humorous take on motherhood, sobriety, and life in general. She Share’s her raw and unfiltered journey of overcoming addiction, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs that come with it. Don’t miss this insightful and entertaining conversation that delves into the depths of addiction and recovery, all with a sprinkle of humor and comedy!
Discover Paul’s inspiring journey from addiction to recovery in this powerful episode. Growing up in New York City during the 1960s, he faced the challenge of fitting in and turned to drugs at a young age. Paul’s story is a stark reminder that addiction doesn’t discriminate – even a doctor in psychology like him was not immune. Despite his professional background, addiction took its toll, leading to the loss of his career and stake in a rehab facility. Paul’s journey includes attempts at geographic cures, trips to Israel and India, and a relentless cycle of detoxes and methadone programs. However, amidst the darkness, Paul found a glimmer of hope through Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Tune in to hear how this surprising encounter played a pivotal role in his path to recovery.
In this episode, Teddy and Dr. Barry discuss their early experiences with addiction, driven by the desire to fit in and the allure of a certain lifestyle. Dr. Barry shares stories of his entrepreneurial instincts from a young age, including flipping lollipops and pills for profit. Their paths into addiction differed from the usual troubled upbringing narratives. Dr. Barry’s addiction escalated during college, leading to a life-changing intervention by friends. He got clean at 20 and has since dedicated his life to recovery, with over 26 years of sobriety. Don’t miss this inspiring story on this week’s Hell Has an Exit.
Jessica’s journey is a powerful story of resilience and redemption. From her shy, introverted childhood in a loving family to her descent into substance abuse during college, her tale takes us through the highs and lows of addiction. She’ll share her experiences with experimenting, partying, and how her addiction evolved to include opioids like OxyContin.

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Hell Has an Exit Podcast is a display of resilience of the human spirit. Our host Teddy Tarantino was addicted at the age of 14. Lost and suicidal he found his own exit in hell by getting clean at 17 and involvement in a 12 step program. Since then Teddy has dedicated much of his life helping other addicts find the Exit. On this show Teddy interviews individuals who have fought similar battles- emotionally raw, vulnerable and uncut.