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Being the Child of an Addicted Parent (with Kelsey Matthews)

July 19th, 2022

In this episode, Michael is joined by Kelsey Matthews, Miss Nevada Volunteer 2022 and community engagement coordinator for the CARE Coalition. Matthews previously served as a rehabilitative mental health provider for HOPE Counseling Services. Kelsey shares her story about growing up as the child of an addicted parent, the letter she wrote to her mother on the Odyssey, and the advocacy work she does now to shine a light on addiction during the currently rising opioid epidemic.

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Will Long

Will Long

A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Will has been a writer for Landmark Recovery since 2021. Will specializes in research and writing about substance abuse from a scientific and social perspective.

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