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Episode # 153

“Giving My Addiction the time, Attention & Respect it Deserves.” ft. Brandon Novak

In Episode 153 of the “Hell Has an Exit” podcast, host Teddy Tarantino sits down with Melissa P., a survivor of 25 years of addiction. Despite a turbulent childhood and battles with addiction and HIV, Melissa’s resilience shines through. Tune in as she shares her journey of recovery and redemption. Subscribe for more inspiring stories every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Eastern.

Episode # 153

“Giving My Addiction the time, Attention & Respect it Deserves.” ft. Brandon Novak

In Episode 153 of the “Hell Has an Exit” podcast, host Teddy Tarantino sits down with Melissa P., a survivor of 25 years of addiction. Despite a turbulent childhood and battles with addiction and HIV, Melissa’s resilience shines through. Tune in as she shares her journey of recovery and redemption. Subscribe for more inspiring stories every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Eastern.

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Episode #152

“Using with My Mom & Becoming an Addict at 11 Years Old”. ft. Melissa P. 

In Episode 152 of the “Hell Has an Exit” podcast, host Teddy Tarantino sits down with Melissa P., a survivor of 25 years of addiction. Despite a turbulent childhood and battles with addiction and HIV, Melissa’s resilience shines through. Tune in as she shares her journey of recovery and redemption. Subscribe for more inspiring stories every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Eastern.
Episode #151

“A 12 Year Prison Sentence, Overdosing on Fentanyl, Recovery & Fatherhood” ft. Peter “Chappy” Meyerhoff

In Episode 151 of the “Hell Has an Exit” podcast, host Teddy Tarantino sits down with Peter “Chappy” Meyerhoff, who shares his journey from a troubled youth, wrongful accusations, and a 12-year prison sentence to redemption and inspiration. Chappy’s story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and how determination can lead to transformation. Join us for this inspiring episode as Chappy discusses his path to recovery and helping others break free from addiction and incarceratio
Episode #150

“The Untold Stories of Sammy The Bull”

Welcome to “Hell Has an Exit.” I’m your host, Teddy Tarantino. Today, we’re shaking things up with an exclusive interview featuring Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, a notorious figure in the world of organized crime. Get ready for a raw, unfiltered conversation about Sammy’s life in the mafia. We’ll go beyond the headlines, exploring his early days, mafia experiences, and more. This is Sammy “The Bull” Gravano as you’ve never heard him before. Don’t miss it.
Episode #149

“From a Life Sentence in Addiction to Freedom” ft. Katherine F.

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.
Episode #148

“Delusions in Addiction, Chronic Relapse, & Co-dependency” ft. Rachel Elizabeth 

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!
Episode #147

“Addicted Psychologist,  H in the 60’s, & Jail Colds” ft. Paul I.

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.
Episode #146

“Dr. Barrys Addiction & The Illusion of Confidence found in Drug Use” [Legacy Episode] ft. Dr. Barry 

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.
Episode #145

“A Shy Girl Addicted to Everything” ft. Jessica

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.
Episode #144

“Miami in the 80’s, Free Basing at 14 & Gold Chains” ft. Dom

Prepare for an intense episode of Hell Has an Exit as host Teddy Tarantino delves into Dominic’s harrowing journey from addiction to redemption. Dominic’s life takes us from Jersey City to a wild ride through Las Vegas and Miami, where substance abuse and crime entangle his path. Dominic shares the raw truth of his addiction journey, from juvenile justice to multiple prison sentences. But amid the darkness emerges hope—a story of resilience and redemption. Tune in for a gripping episode of triumph over addiction.
Episode #143

“Googling How to Stop Doing Drugs, 11 Overdoses, & Detoxing in Meetings” ft. Dusty 

Join us for a powerful episode of “Hell Has an Exit” as guest Dusty shares her incredible journey from addiction to recovery. Hear her raw and honest account of 11 life-threatening overdoses, the desperation of addiction, and the transformative power of seeking help. Dusty’s story is a testament to resilience and redemption. Subscribe now to be inspired by her extraordinary recovery journey.
Episode #142

“Getting Clean Young & Overcoming Shame” ft. Gunhee

Join us on this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit Podcast as we sit down with Gunhee, a first-generation American Korean, who courageously shares his personal journey of overcoming addiction and shame. From battling depression as a young child to recognizing his addiction early on, Gunhee’s story is a testament to resilience and the power of seeking help. Discover how he found the strength to get clean and sober at a young age and how gratitude played a pivotal role in his redemption. Don’t miss this inspiring tale of transformation. Subscribe now for more uplifting stories.
Episode #141

“Losing the Obsession to Use” ft. Roxe

Step into a world of healing, hope, and transformation with host Teddy Tarantino in this episode of ‘The Hell Has an Exit’ podcast, featuring the remarkable Roxy. From battling addiction to finding recovery, Roxy shares her poignant story, including the profound impact of the 12-step program and the heartbreaking loss of her mother to suicide. Join us on this journey of resilience and inspiration.

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