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Soul Care Bendigo's Podcast: Naked

Nov 5, 2023

We’re back in part two of speaking with my sister Krystle about turning her life around after spiralling down the deep hole of drug use.


We look at the non-linear process of recovery, how recovery really is possible for anyone and how to support someone through the process without judgement.


Please note: this episode does discuss childhood trauma, sexual assault, drug use, eating disorders, criminal activity and domestic violence and is not suitable for children.


In this episode we cover:

        Life after domestic violence

        A surprise pregnancy throwing a curveball

        Accessing detox programs

        Recovery is not linear and can take years

        Awakening a spiritual journey

        Coping as a new mother with addictions

        Family reconnections and healing

        Saying no to drugs after being a user

        Relearning life skills like cooking and paying bills

        Getting life financially back on track after a decade of drug use

        Having your tribe around you to help in hard times

        Recovery is possible

        If you want to get clean, there is a way to do it

        How to support someone through recovery with compassion.


Resources and links mentioned in this episode:

        Show notes:

        Soul Care Bendigo website:

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        Salvation Army Australia:

        Bendigo Community Health Service:

        Alcoholics Anonymous Australia:

        Drug Rehab Bendigo:


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