Spencer Lodge & Darren Prince , Unscripted with Spencer Lodge

#217: Addiction Recovery And Finding Hope In Your Darkest Days

12 Dec 2022 • 60 min • EN
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The Spencer Lodge Podcast takes Hollywood! For the first time ever, we’re bringing the show to America to interview the world’s most prolific thinkers and doers. Joining the show to kick off this exclusive series is Darren Prince - Sports & Celebrity Agent and an advocate for addiction and mental health recovery. Darren represents icons like Magic Johnson, Charlie Sheen, Hulk Hogan, Carmen Electra, and many others. But, behind his mega success, is a tragic story of childhood bullying, severe feelings of loneliness, substance abuse and an addiction problem. In this honest and revealing conversation, Darren shares how he overcame the most challenging times of his life and found his purpose through this struggle.   Discussion points 02:20 Darren’s experiences with childhood bullying 06:10 Darren’s first experiences with narcotics 14:07 How success impacted Darren’s use of narcotics and behaviour 17:59 The friendships that Darren fostered 23:19 Life after Darren’s baseball card business 32:00 Facing his drug addiction 41:40 Finding God 44:37 Various interventions 48:22 Can money buy happiness? 51:00 About Darren’s NPO Aiming High Foundation   Show Sponsor:  Vault Hill: A blockchain-based technology company with an ecosystem comprising of a human-centric metaverse [https://www.instagram.com/vault_hill/?hl=en] Najahi Events: The UAE’s leading event promotor [https://www.instagram.com/najahievents/?hl=en]   Socials: Spencer Lodge https://www.instagram.com/spencer.lodge/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/spencerlodge/ https://www.youtube.com/c/SpencerLodgeTV   Darren Prince https://www.instagram.com/agent_dp/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenprince1/  

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