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Ep019: Katrina King - Recovered Purpose and Chasing the Dragon

Rescue the Rescuer

In 2011, while Katrina was incarcerated pending sentencing for prescription fraud, possession, distribution and other charges related to her addiction, Katrina's 20-year-old daughter began heavily abiding prescription pills. Within months, her beautiful and naive little girl was completely addicted and out of control. Katrina felt panicked and powerless as she was told that the child who was always terrified of needles, was now injecting herself with death regularly. Only a few days after she was advised of Kirstyn's deteriorating condition, her child overdosed while her mother was trapped in jail, paralyzed by inexplicable grief, regret, and crippling hopelessness. Today, Katrina advocates for all suffering from substance abuse, their families and trauma survivors. The founder for "Recovered Purpose", she has dedicated her life to serving others. She is driven to honor her daughter and leave a legacy of love to her son and his family. Katrina is proud of her son who serves our country enthusiastically in a branch of the military.Recovered Purpose: http://recoveredpurpose.orgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/recoveredpurpose/Chasing the Dragon: https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/newss-chasing-the-dragon-the-life-of-an-opiate-addict/view--Find out more at http://rescuetherescuer.com--Show sponsor: Hassle-Free Books - You have a message to share, it shouldn't be so difficult to get it out to the world. Become an author in a little as 45 days: http://hasslefreebooks.com

49mins

29 Nov 2017

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Ep005: Katrina King of Recovered Purpose and Chasing the Dragon

Unpause Your Life

In 2011, while Katrina was incarcerated pending sentencing for prescription fraud, possession, distribution and other charges related to her addiction, Katrina's 20-year-old daughter began heavily abiding prescription pills. Within months, her beautiful and naive little girl was completely addicted and out of control. Katrina felt panicked and powerless as she was told that the child who was always terrified of needles, was now injecting herself with death regularly. Only a few days after she was advised of Kirstyn's deteriorating condition, her child overdosed while her mother was trapped in jail, paralyzed by inexplicable grief, regret, and crippling hopelessness.Katrina shares how she seemed to overcome the death of her parents as a child in the California desert of the 70's, child abuse, institutions and sexual assaults, to evolving to a responsible, loving, career parent earning a six-figure salary. Sadly, she had only buried the pain and shame of repeated abuse, as all it took was a few life incidents and a fall down the stairs of her home, to set off heartbreaking consequences and senseless tragedy.Her powerful story was profiled in the FBI's, "Chasing the Dragon" documentary. Released last year with a study guide, it will be used in schools and communities for years to come to help educate the public on the dangers of substance abuse, as well as the underlying factors that often lead to the full manifestation of the disorder.Today, Katrina advocates for all suffering from substance abuse, their families and trauma survivors. The founder for "Recovered Purpose", she has dedicated her life to serving others. She admits her dreams were lost to addiction and the death of her daughter but, her PURPOSE was found in recovery. She is driven to honor her daughter and leave a legacy of love to her son and his family. Katrina is proud of her son who serves our country enthusiastically in a branch of the military.Recovered Purpose: http://recoveredpurpose.orgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/recoveredpurpose/Chasing the Dragon: https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/newss-chasing-the-dragon-the-life-of-an-opiate-addict/viewSponsored by:The Addictions Academy – The Nation’s Leading Accredited Addiction Treatment Services, Recovery/Sober Coaching & Intervention Training Academy: https://theaddictionsacademy.com/Hassle-Free Books - You have a message to share, it shouldn't be so difficult to get it out to the world. Become an author in a little as 45 days: http://hasslefreebooks.comUnpause Your Life with Dr. Cali Esteshttps://businessinnovatorsradio.com/unpause-your-life/

53mins

10 Oct 2017

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PODCAST - S2 E80 - Katrina King

Road To Recovery

PODCAST - S2 E80 - Katrina King by Road To Recovery

21mins

5 Sep 2017

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SHAIR 69: “Chasing the Dragon” with Katrina King: A Tragic Story of Opiate Abuse

The SHAIR Recovery Podcast

Katrina King joins us on The SHAIR Podcast today. Katrina contributed to an interview for the FBI's documentary on opiate abuse, "Chasing the Dragon" and has been interviewed for several other podcasts and articles on addiction awareness and recovery. She is currently working hard at completing her first book, a memoir on her family's tragic experiences with drug abuse, and is attempting to return to school to become a certified addictions counselor. The obstacles are many, yet she remains determined and undeterred to personally reach out and make a difference in the lives of youth in emotional pain and despair due to depression, abuse, and drug addiction. She continues to battle her own demons while adjusting to life as a mother who's lost a child and as a felon. However, giving up is not an option. Katrina has an adult son who is currently attending college to be a robotics engineer. What is your normal daily routine including this movement that you've started Kirstyn's Story? Katrina: Okay. Well, I'm in a relationship now, have been for a couple years. I actually do quite a bit of work with his marketing for his business and handling the calls/inbound calls regarding the maintenance of ongoing administrative related task on that end. Then I would say the majority of my time is spent basically networking not just with Kirstyn's Story, but also working on a memoir... I've been working on for some time and also networking with other addiction-focused and recovery-focused groups, mothers who've lost children, that sort of thing. It's a passion of mine. I pretty much from the moment I wake up till I go to sleep - it would be all hours of the night actually - I'm looking for ways to have some sort of effect, whether if it's on a one-on-one basis or with a way that I could figure out on how to change laws and things like that. Omar: Absolutely. Now on a day-to-day basis, there's a few things at least for me and for other people that need a routine to maintain our sobriety. What is your regular routine to maintain your sobriety? Katrina: What I do is I focus on other people. I chose to do this stuff not to become a hero. I'm not in promoting this awareness and promoting just Kirstyn's Story or my story or whatever for that purpose. I do it to give back because if I'm focusing on other people, I'm not focusing on myself. If I'm not focusing on myself, I don't feel the pain. If I don't feel the pain, then I don't feel the need, so if that makes any sense.

1hr 20mins

7 Jun 2016

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SHAIR 69: “Chasing the Dragon” with Katrina King: A Tragic Story of Opiate Abuse

The SHAIR Recovery Podcast

Katrina King joins us on The SHAIR Podcast today. Katrina contributed to an interview for the FBI's documentary on opiate abuse, "Chasing the Dragon" and has been interviewed for several other podcasts and articles on addiction awareness and recovery. She is currently working hard at completing her first book, a memoir on her family's tragic experiences with drug abuse, and is attempting to return to school to become a certified addictions counselor. The obstacles are many, yet she remains determined and undeterred to personally reach out and make a difference in the lives of youth in emotional pain and despair due to depression, abuse, and drug addiction. She continues to battle her own demons while adjusting to life as a mother who's lost a child and as a felon. However, giving up is not an option. Katrina has an adult son who is currently attending college to be a robotics engineer. What is your normal daily routine including this movement that you've started Kirstyn's Story? Katrina: Okay. Well, I'm in a relationship now, have been for a couple years. I actually do quite a bit of work with his marketing for his business and handling the calls/inbound calls regarding the maintenance of ongoing administrative related task on that end. Then I would say the majority of my time is spent basically networking not just with Kirstyn's Story, but also working on a memoir... I've been working on for some time and also networking with other addiction-focused and recovery-focused groups, mothers who've lost children, that sort of thing. It's a passion of mine. I pretty much from the moment I wake up till I go to sleep - it would be all hours of the night actually - I'm looking for ways to have some sort of effect, whether if it's on a one-on-one basis or with a way that I could figure out on how to change laws and things like that. Omar: Absolutely. Now on a day-to-day basis, there's a few things at least for me and for other people that need a routine to maintain our sobriety. What is your regular routine to maintain your sobriety? Katrina: What I do is I focus on other people. I chose to do this stuff not to become a hero. I'm not in promoting this awareness and promoting just Kirstyn's Story or my story or whatever for that purpose. I do it to give back because if I'm focusing on other people, I'm not focusing on myself. If I'm not focusing on myself, I don't feel the pain. If I don't feel the pain, then I don't feel the need, so if that makes any sense.

1hr 20mins

7 Jun 2016