Skip to main content

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

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

Dom Recovers from Miami Drug Life in the 80’s

Today on Hell Has an Exit, host Teddy Tarantino welcomes Dominic as his guest for a deep dive into Dominic’s journey from addiction to recovery. Dominic’s story begins with his upbringing in Jersey City, New Jersey, and his later moves to Las Vegas and Miami, all marked by significant family challenges.

In Las Vegas, Dominic started experimenting with drugs, starting with marijuana and alcohol. His teenage years were characterized by escalating substance use, rebellious behavior, and strained relationships with authority figures. After moving to Miami, Dominic was introduced to the cocaine scene of the 1980s, which he quickly embraced, beginning with his first experience of freebasing at the age of 14. This marked the start of his involvement in criminal activities, multiple incarcerations, and a destructive cycle of addiction.

Dominic candidly shares the gritty details of his journey through addiction, including encounters with the juvenile justice system and numerous prison sentences. He also describes his arduous struggle to break free from the grip of substance abuse. Ultimately, Dominic’s story is one of transformation and newfound hope through recovery. Don’t miss this compelling episode, featuring personal insights and the real-life experiences of a former drug and alcohol abuser who successfully found his way to sobriety.


Listen to this Episode on:


Don’t Let Addiction Keep you Trapped!
Hell Does Have An Exit

Get Help

Name(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY

Tune in on your
Favorite Service

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.