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Overcoming an Overdose: Fighting for a New Life After Hitting Rock-Bottom

Overcoming an Overdose: Fighting for a New Life After Hitting Rock-Bottom

Update: 2024-04-23
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Discover the power of second chances and the road to recovery with Darren Waller’s inspiring journey.


This is a powerful story of redemption and the possibility of a second chance in life. Darren Waller, an NFL tight end for the New York Giants, is sharing his harrowing yet inspiring journey through drug and alcohol addiction, and how he transformed his life post-rehabilitation.


From abusing oxycodone at 15 to a life-threatening overdose in 2017, Darren’s experiences are not just his own but reflect a battle many face silently. This episode offers hope, inspiration and practical strategies for anyone struggling with addiction of any kind including; substance abuse, work addiction, gambling or shopping addiction, sex addiction and many others.


In our candid conversation, Darren offers profound insights into:


  • The day he overdosed and what it felt like to hit rock bottom



  • Rehabilitation and how treatment offered him a new lens to view life



  • Why professional achievement doesn’t necessarily equate to personal happiness



  • The critical role of morning and evening rituals in maintaining mental health



  • How to combat internal uncertainties and stay focused on recovery



  • Embracing the journey of life and addiction recovery moment by moment.


Darren Waller’s story is not just about the trials of addiction but also about overcoming great odds to rediscover your potential.


Tune in for an episode you don’t want to miss!

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Overcoming an Overdose: Fighting for a New Life After Hitting Rock-Bottom

Overcoming an Overdose: Fighting for a New Life After Hitting Rock-Bottom

Ed Mylett | Cumulus Podcast Network