Overcoming Alcoholism and Obesity with Russ Sweeten

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Overcoming Alcoholism and Obesity with Russ Sweeten


Published on Oct 17, 2023, 1:57:03 AM
Total time: 01:03:55

Episode Description

Russ Sweeten joins Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley to talk about his experience with feeling social anxiety at a young age, trying alcohol for the first time with an older cousin at fourteen years old, and realizing that alcohol was going to be a problem for him after being unable to control his drinking as a teenager.

Russ also talks about navigating his early twenties while trying to cope with alcohol addiction, realizing that he had a problem with alcohol but avoiding rehab, and the heartbreaking moment that led him to seek treatment.

Then we dive into Russ’ six-month stay at Action Recovery, some of the most important lessons he learned throughout his time there, and what his weight loss journey has looked like ever since finding recovery.

Related Links:

Action Recovery: https://www.actiontreatment.com/

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