Texas Lawyer Assistance Program Podcast


  • Episode 4: No More Secrets

Episode 4: No More Secrets

Friday 30th January 2015

Hear a Texas lawyer's inspiring story of overcoming addiction and rebuilding her life in this episode of the Texas Lawyer Assistance Program Podcast.
24 minutes

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Breaking Chains: A Texas Lawyer's Battle with Addiction and Recovery

I think the best thing for me is that I've come to a place of peace and acceptance in my life, where, for the most part, I have serenity, I'm comfortable in my own skin, I'm not lonely anymore. Sometimes I even feel like I fit in with normal people, and that's a miracle.
Imagine balancing the demands of a high-pressure legal career while secretly battling addiction. In this compelling episode of the Texas Lawyer Assistance Program Podcast, an anonymous Texas lawyer opens up about her journey through the dark corridors of substance abuse and the long road to recovery. Her story is raw and honest, shedding light on the immense pressure to fit in that led her down a dangerous path.
She doesn't shy away from discussing the lows, including losing her job due to dishonesty about her past, and the relentless stress of practicing law. But this isn't just a tale of struggle; it's one of triumph. She shares how she found a sense of belonging in recovery, applying principles like tolerance and acceptance to rebuild her life. Her advice to others? Seek help, no matter the fear of damaging your reputation or career.
This episode offers a beacon of hope, reminding listeners that recovery is possible, even in the face of life's toughest challenges. Tune in to hear her powerful story and find inspiration in her journey.