Ep 88: A Fast Tailspin Toward Death

A daily cocaine and heroin user, Tara describes herself in her addiction as being in “a fast tailspin toward death.” Thanks to an unexpected intervention from her daughter, she ended up in MARR’s Right Side Up program at 40. Looking back on it, she describes getting to the program as finding an immediate sense of safety and connection. She now sees the day-to-day structure of the program as her saving grace. Tara takes us step by step through her first year of sobriety, describing the support she received at Right Side Up.