Recovery Uncensored Episodes

October 07, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 35: Harm Reduction - Good or Bad?

The controversial topic of harm reduction and syringe services programs (SSPs) - needle exchange - is discussed with our guest, Jen Nagel, who may seem radical in her ideology but has a glaring passion for helping those suffe...

September 07, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 34: His Roaring 20's

Jake Grant joins us to discuss his three DUI's, three years in prison, and the romantic relationship he found while in residential treatment. Struggling to stay clean and sober, he worked day in and day out to find continuous...

August 24, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 33: Ahoy! A Navy Man's Journey to the Abyss

Jason joins us in the studio to discuss his past trauma, mental health, time in the Navy, and his near-death experience. Troubled as a child and not feeling like he fits in, our guest found a way to make himself feel sociably...

August 03, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 32: Red Road to Wellbriety

Episode 32 with host, Ty Bechel, discusses pathways to recovery. There is a lot of chatter as of late that there are only a few ways that you can recover from a substance use disorder, but we have found in our guests' testimo...

July 14, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 31: Let's Rave!

Heather sits down with Ty, host of Recovery Uncensored, at the Big Z Media studio. She discusses growing up after the divorce of her parents and adjusting to having two homes. As tension grew between her and her father, she f...

July 13, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 30: From Disney to Dope

Allison stops by the Big Z Media studio and hangs out with Recovery Uncensored and drops the skinny about her remarkable story. Escaping Illinois and migrating to Florida, she entered a Disney intern program and began plantin...

July 02, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 29: A Guy Named Brian

Brian began telling his story that he once thought was boring... once he no longer felt nervous his narrated journey unpacked the insidious side of alcohol and prescription medication addiction that he hid from his family and...

June 08, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 28: When Does a Jailbird Fly Free?

From a small town to multiple prisons, Colby joins us in the Big Z Media studio. He shares how his release from prison and reflecting on the years of using drugs and alcohol inspired him to make a change and give recovery a c...

April 27, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 27: Let's Talk About Sex (W/ Brianne Davis)

Episode 27 is unlike any other episode we have produced. During this episode, we shift gears into discussing sex and love addiction with Hollywood actress ( True Blood, Prom Night, Jarhead ), Brianne Davis, that is in recover...

April 13, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 26: Two Sisters In Recovery Tell It All

Two sisters, Brittney Yotter, and Rachael Capriglione stop by the Big Z Media Studio and sit down with our host, Ty Bechel, to discuss family, addiction, and their love and support for one another in their recovery journey. O...

March 29, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 25: The Magic of Recovery

Mike joins us at the Big Z Media Studio to share his journey of recovery. From growing up with a single mom to experiencing secondary trauma, Mike takes us on a wild ride of cocaine binges and alcohol-induced blackouts. Throu...

March 16, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 24: Mom, I Don't Have A Problem, I Swear!

Lacey joins us in the Big Z Media Studio to discuss going from telling on herself at a house party to hiding her cocaine and heroin use from her family and friends. Moving around a lot during her childhood to many military ba...

February 18, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 23: When Suicide Feels Like the Only Escape

Morgan joins Recovery Uncensored's Ty Bechel at the Big Z Media studio and shares some of the most intimate moments of her life that makes us respect her even more. From foster care to her home going up in flames, she came to...

February 18, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 22: Mother's Drink Too

Erin joins Recovery Uncensored's host, Ty Bechel in the Big Z Studio and reveals the shocking truth that mothers drink too. Her riveting testimony reveals what used to be fun turned into a bleak, resentment-fueled relationshi...

February 11, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 21: A Brother's Revenge

Professional MMA fighter, Brandon "QuickDraw" Lowe stops by the studio to meet with the host (and his brother) and share what it was like trying to love a brother that was spiraling out of control. We break the rules on Episo...

January 28, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 20: Country Boys Do Recover (And Survive)

From a small town of only 1,250, Ryan tells it all about growing up in Shawneetown and going to juvenile prison. He describes in detail how his addiction progressed and his struggle to feel accepted during active addiction wa...

January 14, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 19: A Hitchhiker's Guide to Recovery

Leah joins us in the studio to take us on a wild ride of hitchhiking, mailing marijuana, and making sure she was hydrated with Gatorade while Vodka controlled her life. From Illinois to California, this unique and beautiful s...

January 05, 2021

Recovery Uncensored Ep 18: Temper, Temper, Temper!

Briana joins us in the studio to discuss growing up and not feeling like she fit in. From drunken cornfields to drug court, she not only struggled with drug addiction but a temper, too. After experiencing a traumatic event wi...

December 24, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Ep 17: Alida Takes No Shit

Alida joins us in the studio to talk about leaving Colorado, its beautiful landscape, and family behind for a man to come to an industrialized abyss in Madison County, Illinois, where her addiction took her places she never d...

December 10, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Ep 16: Meagan's Escape

On this episode of Recovery Uncensored, Meagan shares her story with us on her journey with addiction, panhandling, living in a vacant building, and how she recovered. She answers the Hot Seat questions and Ty gives you a bri...

November 19, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 15: From Hollywood to the Border of Mexico

There comes a time when an interview produces testimony that is moving, emotional, and inspirational. Well, this episode is all of those. Danielle puts it all out on the table for our listeners to experience. From moving to C...

October 30, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Episode 14: Adderall at Any Cost

Wow! What an interview with Angela. From boosting anything she could get her hands on to a severe Adderall addiction, it is remarkable she was able to escape the grips of her addiction. Humility taught her that recovery is mo...

October 19, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 13: Addiction is no laughing matter

Jeremiah "HD" Reeves, funnyman and stand-up comedian, shares stories about life doing comedy shows and how the alcohol and lifestyle were no longer funny. We talk about music and when he met Jelly Roll, we talk about relation...

September 29, 2020

Recovery Uncensored Ep. 12: Meth, Cars, and Retribution

Sponsored by: Gateway Foundation What... An... Interview! Benjamin Thompson, World Famous Car Salesman, brought honesty, truth, and a whole lotta chaos turned redemption with his brutally straightforward testimony. He held no...