This is a show about recovery, hosted by CPR News host Vic Vela. Everyone knows someone who struggles with addiction or mental health issues or a physical ailment that has dramatically changed their life. This show is a place to regularly showcase courage and what it takes to come back.
Season four starts July 7, 2023
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Latest Episodes

  • The season ends with Vic Vela coming to terms with one of the biggest health scares of his life.
  • This is the story of how a father and son found recovery and healed their rocky relationship.
  • Khadi Oluwatoyin created her own recovery group for Black women and nonbinary folks to help others — and herself — through recovery.
  • After a successful NFL career, Aaron Taylor had to come to terms with his alcohol addiction and heal the childhood trauma he had never addressed.
  • How singer-songwriter Pebe Sebert found recovery and helped her daughter, Kesha, find success.
  • When Natalie Hodges started down the path of becoming a professional violinist, debilitating performance anxiety put a wrench in her dreams. But it helped her discover the root of her problems -- and put her on the road to recovery.
  • In the darkest moment of professional baseball player Drew Robinson's life, he realized he was here for good reasons, and he committed to living.
  • Like her father, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, Carnie Wilson found solace and joy in music, but also issues with addiction. With the help of her community, she rose from her darkest place.