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February 5, 2024 36 mins

Join us as we delve into the powerful world of vulnerability and storytelling with a parent who faced the challenge of teen substance abuse.

When faced with the difficult journey of her child's addiction, she discovered the transformative power of sharing her story, but will she find the strength to overcome the obstacles ahead?

My special guest is Marsha Vanwynsberghe

Marsha Vanwynsberghe's journey is a powerful testament to the resilience and courage required when facing the challenges of teen substance abuse. Her story highlights the profound impact of vulnerability and storytelling in navigating through daunting circumstances.

Marsha's candid account lays bare the isolation and stigma often associated with such experiences, emphasizing the vital role of empathy and understanding within a community. Her realization that she wasn't alone in her struggles, upon discovering a supportive network of 100,000 parents in a Facebook group, ignited a passion to advocate for change and offer solace to others in similar situations.

RESOURCE: American Addiction Centers, Teenage Addiction Guide for Parents of Addicts: Part I

By embracing vulnerability and sharing her story, Marsha not only found healing but also became a beacon of hope for those seeking guidance and connection. Her journey serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of storytelling and the profound impact it can have on building a community of empathy and support.

See the full show notes at BeyondTheRut.com/404.

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