Turning Point / Four Rivers Behavioral Health

Crosstalk by Turning Point is a recovery focused podcast.  We discuss addiction, recovery, harm reduction and everything in-between.

Turning Point / Four Rivers Behavioral Health

  • Dillon Bates

Dillon Bates

Monday 8th July 2024

Dillon Bates shares his journey from addiction to becoming a peer mentor supervisor, highlighting the power of peer support and resilience.
40 minutes
Inspiring
Encouraging
Honest
Supportive
Hopeful

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Crosstalk by Turning Point is a recovery focused podcast.  We discuss addiction, recovery, harm reduction and everything in-between.
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Turning Point / Four Rivers Behavioral Health
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From Chaos to Calm: Dillon Bates' Journey to Peer Mentor Supervisor

Episode Overview

  • Dillon Bates shares his journey from addiction to becoming a peer mentor supervisor.
  • The episode highlights the importance of peer support in recovery.
  • Dillon discusses the challenges he faced and how he overcame them.
  • Humorous anecdotes provide a light-hearted touch to serious topics.
  • The camaraderie among staff at Centerpoint is emphasised.
We spent so long taking away from the stream of life and other people to finally give back and not expect anything in return
Dillon Bates shares his incredible journey from addiction to becoming a peer mentor supervisor at Centerpoint in this episode of Crosstalk by Turning Point. Matt Lewis, the host, sits down with Dillon to chat about his transformation and the challenges he faced along the way. Dillon's story is one of resilience and redemption, highlighting how he went from contemplating stealing a car to mentoring others on their path to recovery.
You'll hear about the moments that shaped him, including his run-ins with the law and the pivotal role that peer support played in his life. Dillon's candid reflections and humorous anecdotes make for an engaging listen, as he discusses the importance of staying humble and being there for others in recovery. The episode also touches on the camaraderie among the staff at Centerpoint and how they support each other through thick and thin.
Dillon's dedication to his role and his commitment to helping others is truly inspiring. Whether you're in recovery yourself or supporting someone who is, this episode offers valuable insights and a dose of hope. Don't miss out on this heartfelt conversation that proves recovery is possible with the right support and determination.