DiscoverThe Founder Podcast#65: Addict to Entrepreneur: Turning Addiction into #1 Rehab Center in the World: Richard Taite
#65: Addict to Entrepreneur: Turning Addiction into #1 Rehab Center in the World: Richard Taite

#65: Addict to Entrepreneur: Turning Addiction into #1 Rehab Center in the World: Richard Taite

Update: 2024-01-09
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In this heartwarming episode of The Founder podcast, we're chatting with the inspiring Richard Taite, the mind behind Cliffside Malibu. He opens up about his emotional journey, including the highs and lows of selling his beloved business.

Richard shares his personal struggles with addiction and how it led to the creation of Carrara Treatment Wellness and Spa. His approach to addiction treatment, blending top-notch care with a focus on co-occurring disorders, is truly insightful.

Get ready for an episode filled with genuine reflections and Richard's unique perspective on recovery and wellness!

Highlights:

"Just because you have money doesn't make the problems go away."

"We're teaching self-care and self-love because... I've never met a person who wanted to kill themselves with drugs and alcohol who loved themselves."

"You have to understand that there's nothing to get, there's only to give."

Timestamps:

01:22 Selling the Business and the Aftermath
06:27 Richard's Battle with Addiction
09:54 Childhood Trauma and the Root of Addiction
13:19 First Encounter with Drugs and Escaping Trauma
16:00 Homelessness and the Cycle of Addiction
21:31 Overcoming Guilt and Building a Strong Culture
29:34 Preventing Addiction and Fixing the Family Unit
34:48 Building a Strong Culture and Accountability
41:25 Carrera Treatment Wellness and Spa
48:19 Overcoming Depression and Finding Purpose

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#65: Addict to Entrepreneur: Turning Addiction into #1 Rehab Center in the World: Richard Taite

#65: Addict to Entrepreneur: Turning Addiction into #1 Rehab Center in the World: Richard Taite

Chris Lee