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HELL HAS AN EXIT Podcast with Bryan Alzate

HELL HAS AN EXIT Podcast with Bryan Alzate

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HELL HAS AN EXIT Podcast is a display of resilience of the human spirit. Our host Bryan Alzate was addicted to crack and OxyContin at the age of 14. Lost and suicidal he found his own exit in hell by getting clean at 17 and involvement in a 12 step program. Since then Bryan has dedicated much of his life helping other addicts find the Exit. He is currently CEO and owner of his own drug rehab, United Recovery Project. On this show Bryan interviews individuals who have fought similar battles- emotionally raw, vulnerable and uncut. This Weekly Podcast is brought to you by United Recovery Project) & Produced by DBPodcasts.com

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This week on Hell Has an Exit, meet JESS MEGZ who grew up in a nice neighborhood with good parents & got straight A's in school. But what’s it matter? We all know by now that addiction doesn’t discriminate. On todays episode Jess & Bryan dive deep into Jess journey in active addiction and recovery discussing the following: ⁃ Her Instant attraction to pills  ⁃ Using Xanax in middle school  ⁃ Pill mills, Doctor shopping, & keeping up appearances ⁃ The Art of talking her way out of literally anything  ⁃ Detoxing in Jail  ⁃ Undercover Cops  ⁃ Facing a possible 30 year prison sentence  Listen to episode 59 on this Week’s Hell Has an Exit with guest JESS MEGS to for an amazing story of Recovery. Find out how she turned her life around and found her EXIT from HELL Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more de, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites childhood friend Santi to share his story. Santi and Bryan met in the midst of Bryan’s developing addiction at 14 yrs old. As Santi watched Bryan’s addiction progress through the years, he felt that his own drug use was normal and recreational at best. The two go on to talk about how things went from “recreational” to complete destruction: -Moving to the states from Colombia -Recreational drug use  -His “introduction to “Blues” -The descent into full blown addiction -Heroin  -Multiple attempts to get clean -Being cut off by everyone  -Multiple overdoses With his life hanging in the balance he finally was able to surrender and find his escape from hell.  Today, with 4 years clean, Santi has his life back and Bryan still has his childhood friend. Listen to this inspiring story of friendship, recovery and rebuilding on this week's HELL HAS AN EXIT. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  For more de, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 699-9395 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites long time friend Dru to share his story. Dru and Bryan share many memories over the past 10 years.  Going over: -Being roommates  -Alcohol & Heroin  -The car wash days  -Their love affair with crack  -New York  -Calling the cops on himself  -The Florida pill mill days  -Trading in the Honda for his dream car  With over 10 years clean, Dru credits much of his success in recovery to the 12 step program. Don’t miss this inspiring story on this weeks Hell Has an Exit. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites guest David G. The two jump right into some of his earliest childhood memories. David was told countless stories on how it was that his father had passed away. He would soon come to find out that he had died from complications related to AIDS as of result of being an IV drug user. On this episode David goes on to share: ⁃  Some of his deeply rooted pains  ⁃  The history of addiction in his family  ⁃  His darkest days  ⁃  Getting hooked on “blues” ⁃  The Florida “pill-mill” days ⁃  Countless Rehabs  ⁃  His journey to recovery  ⁃  The role of the 12-steps in his recovery  Now with more than 5-years clean & sober David has a real story of triumph to share, a heartfelt story of recovery and the victory over addiction ruling your life, one day at a time. Don't miss this week's episode. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more de, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan returns with Lester for Part 2 on his journey to find his Exit from Hell and the importance of seeking help. Lester shares how he found recovery at United Recovery Project and the impact going to rehab had on his recovery. The two go on to discuss the following:    ⁃  Wanting to choose sobriety but not finding a way   ⁃  Falling in love    ⁃  Powerlessness   ⁃  Struggling to make his relationship work    ⁃  Fighting to be in his kids lives   ⁃  His experience at United Recovery Project    ⁃  The 12 step program  Tune in this week for PART 2 of this inspiring episode with Lester M. On this week's HELL HAS AN EXIT. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more de, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dbpodcasts.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan Invites guest Lester “M”. Born and raised in Cuba, Lester quickly paints a picture of how growing up in a communist country would shatter his spirit from a very early age.  ⁃Being on his own at 15  ⁃Discovering a love for computers and teaching himself how to program. ⁃Success and buying his dream car  ⁃Divorce ⁃Alcohol, Drugs, & Partying  -Throwing it all away  ⁃2 overdoses  Lester was no longer consuming the drugs and alcohol. Rather, the drugs and alcohol were consuming him.  Tune in this week for PART 1 of a TWO-PART STORY that is the true tale of Lester M. On this week's HELL HAS AN EXIT Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit Bryan invites Berta R. to tell one of the most potentially shocking and horrifying stories on the podcast so far.  Listen to this incredible episode and take this unbelievable journey to hell and back involving the following: ◦Being kidnapped at 4 yrs old  ◦Forced to take IV Drugs to perform as a sex slave ◦Being bagged and thrown into the Miami River in a potato sack  ◦Returning home & being sexually abused by her brother  ◦Not being permitted to talk about being kidnapped at home ◦Encountering her captive years later & catching an attempted murder charge ◦Miami Drug Cartels  ◦Becoming a millionaire  ◦Sexual assault & false accusations ◦Solitary confinement ◦25 years clean & relapsing ◦Addicted and homeless  ◦College degrees, & helping others ◦The 12 steps, therapy & a new life Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
On this weeks episode we return with Marty Tankleff on Part 2 of 2 of his incredible story.  Tankleff, falsely accused of the murder of his own parents at the age of 18 years old, was framed, wrongfully convicted, and sentence to 50 years to life in prison.  We left off on Episode 51, last week's episode, where Marty finds himself locked up with a life sentence. It becomes clearer than ever, that the justice system was not on his side, and that he would have to dig deep and find the courage and strength to prove his innocence and fight for his own freedom. He buries himself in the prison law library and begins the fight of his life. As the years go by, Marty is continuously thrown to the curb and denied exoneration time and time again. Everything changed when Marty and his team decided they needed to conduct their very own investigation from start to finish into the case. Upon embarking on this new journey, a whole new load of shocking evidence was discovered, evidence that would surely break the case and free MARTY! But not so fast, it was the uncovering of this new evidence that truly shed light on how corrupt the DA, and Police officers were in Suffolk county, New York.  Listen to this weeks episode to find out how, after 17 years - Marty and his team were able to finally break the case and set him free. Don't miss this amazing story or will-power, determination, and perseverance this week on HELL HAS AN EXIT! For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcasts.com Music by Miles M. Davis
On todays Episode, Bryan invites special guest Marty Tankleff who after 17 years was finally able to walk out of the gates of hell.  •17 years old - going from a privileged upbringing in Long Island to be framed for the double murder of his parents. •Being coerced into “confessing” •Being sentenced to 50 years in prison at 18 years old. •His journey in the prison system. •Shady cops, crooked officials, dark secrets, murder, manipulation of the justice system and a downright evil District attorney. •Spending 17 years in prison before being able to prove his innocence. •Getting cleared of his conviction. •Becoming an attorney. •Representing the Jan 6. Capitol Rioters  LISTEN TO PART ONE of a TWO PART STORY with special guest Marty Tankleff on this week’s HELL HAS AN EXIT. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis
This week on a very special Hell Has An Exit, the show welcomes the Wolf of Wall Street himself, creator of the legendary “Straight Line” sales method, author, lecturer, infamous wall street tycoon, Mr. Jordan Belfort. Jordan shares with Bryan about his life in the fast lane on Wall Street, the train wreck of drug and alcohol addiction that contributed to the end of his business, marriage and freedom, and the incredible story of redemption that is now his life. From the days of Stratton Oakmont and his drug fueled days to securities fraud and eventual prison sentence. His time in jail and teaching himself to become a write of a best seller that became a Hollywood Blockbuster with silver screen royalty. Jordan’s life is itself a legacy and cautionary tale rolled into one. Rarely has anyone alive fallen so fast and hard only to rise like a phoenix into a second chapter that out shines the failures and mistakes. Listen to this incredible tale of success and resurrection, sobriety and fortitude and get some insider tips on how to be your best self even after mistakes and drug fueled crash and burns. Experience THE WAY OF THE WOLF and don’t miss this incredible special guest, Jordan Belfort, on this week’s HELL HAS AN EXIT. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts @wolfofwallst Produced by dbpodcasts.com Music by Miles M. Davis
This Week on Hell Has an Exit!  Bryan invites childhood friend Luis Luis.  •Trying Weed, ecstasy, cocaine and psychedelics at 11 years old •Going from pill mills & doctor shopping to a love for needles & heroin •His early-on experience with rehab  •Joining the army & using through basic training •Fighting the war in Iraq & getting honorably discharged •His continued struggle with addiction post war  •Getting Arrested, forced rehab & the 12 steps  Today Luis celebrates 10 years clean & lives a completely different life. Listen to this fun, funny and uplifting story on this weeks Hell Has an Exit. Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com
This week on Hell Has An Exit, Bryan Invites long time friend Alex K. on the show. Alex dives right into his story and gets vulnerable. He opens up about his traumas, and what led to him finally being able to overcome his addiction & alcoholism.  •Car accident  •Coma  •Jail •Shooting himself in the foot w/ a shotgun  •Xanax  •Little Blue Pills •Lean •Doctor Shopping •Alcohol •Probation  •4 DUI’s •Motorcycle Accident  •Spending his first year of sobriety in prison  •Alcoholics Anonymous  •Rehab •Recovery Today, Alex has been clean & sober for over 7 years and lives a life beyond his wildest dreams by putting the work in. Don’t miss this amazing story of recovery & success on THIS WEEK'S Hell Has An Exit! Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
This week, Bryan interviews Janice T. Janice’s story is yet another example of the resilience of the human spirit even when you’re born into an environment thought to be destined for doom by most.  •Parents were missionaries in a cult  •Accidental gun shot  •Violence at home  •Molested as a child  •Heroin at 16 •Giving up baby for adoption  •Hardcore Heroin addiction  •Jails & institutions  •Drug dealers & Sex trafficking •The “Pop-A-Smurf” drug trafficking ring •Janice escapes find her way out Watch the full video interview available on Youtube. Audio podcast available on all platforms  Link in Bio. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
This week on HHAE, it’s the incredible true story of Marc S. Marc takes us for an insane ride that began in the California valley in the 1960’s. The music scene is alive and vibrant, and so is the drug scene. Marc felt an instant connection. It was the beginning of an era marked by LSD being legal, bell bottoms, hitchhiking, living on the streets, & couch surfing. They were known as the beatniks, aka hippies. Marc kicked his drug career off by bringing LSD from San Francisco back down to the sunset strip. When LSD became illegal, he was one of this first persons to get arrested and was used to set an example by being given the max penalty. After years of being pursued, Marc felt he needed to escape life in the U.S. by taking his talents to Europe. Here he discovered a whole new world of drug trafficking between countries, getting locked up abroad, and  falling deeper into a life of a spiraling addiction - going from LSD, to cocaine, to shooting heroin. The rest of his young adult life becomes a never ending drug binge. Tune in to find out how Marc ends up in a Thai prison after returning to the U.S., and what his path to recovery was like after true desperation finally set in. Today, Marc has 30 yrs clean and can be found in the rooms of NA helping others find recovery through his support and through the 12 steps. Don’t miss this incredible journey that could easily be a motion picture on the next episode of Hell Has An Exit.
On this week's Hell Has An Exit former 2x NBA champion and reality television star Lamar Odom shares his experiences from the neighborhoods of Queens to superstardom while battling addiction. Lamar’s father was an addict and a war veteran. A terrible tragedy struck and his Mother died when he was very young, leaving him to be raised by his grandmother. By the age of nine he knew, without doubt, that he would make it to the NBA. With a number of colleges to choose from, Lamar went on to play college basketball while getting involved in several scandals. Shortly after, at only 19 - Lamar enters the NBA. There, he found the spotlight and quickly became a star. Not before long, Lamar found himself with endless funds and the all night partying began. Through partying and using drugs, he would shortly find himself in a full flight addiction, which some say nearly took his life. In his book, Lamar gives us a behind the scenes look on what it was really like rising to fame the way he did and what was really going on in his head. Today, Lamar is focused on creating awareness about his struggles to hopefully help others hold onto their dreams and find a way to sanity while battling addiction. Don’t miss this incredible episode of Hell Has An Exit Find it by searching our social media or YouTube.  For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
Rene “C” was born to alcoholic parents. In her own words she felt she never had a chance to escape a life of addiction. Growing up her parents were in and out of rehab facilities. Sometimes they would put her in the garage and bring her food at 3 AM instead of taking good care of their small child. By the time she was five or six she was already being sexually molested by a family member that lived at the house. Her parents were never aware of it. The sexual abuse turned into pain and suffering. All through her young years and into middle school Rene became very violent fighting and lashing out at every turn even starting to do self mutilation. By the time she was 13 after several stints in juvenile detention, she ran away from home , leaving her house to join a "boyfriend". This young boy would lord it over her and continue to abuse her, beating her constantly and dragging her around like trash. She stayed with him for 10 years. They enacted crimes together breaking and entering and violent robberies - continuing on together in crime and violence until she was arrested for beating a girl have to death. After serving time in jail she realized she had to get away from that relationship… but he pursued her and threatened her life… He beat her with a golf club and almost killed her and finally he was taken to prison. This is around the time that Rene began to use drugs. With her background she didn’t just use the drugs slowly - no - she went instantly into heavy drug use. After smoking crack only one time she turned to shooting it in her vein. This is one of the deadliest ways to use crack cocaine.  Rene is a true story of the 12 step program saving a life. She's now a mother with a healthy child and she’s living one day at a time. Listen to this incredible story of resurrection from death, On the verge of suicide and self destruction. Incredible story of Rene “C” on this week's Hell Has An Exit.
This week on Hell Has An Exit, Bryan is joined by renowned New York City plastic surgeon, Dr. David Shokrian. Dr. Shokrian shares his journey with us on what it took to become one of the countries leading plastic surgeons. He spent much of his time working on cases in the Philippines and other impoverished countries around the world providing reconstructive surgery for small children born with defects, and restoring limbs. Specializing in burn & trauma victims, Dr. Shokrian is also known as one of the leading transgender doctors - helping people transition into positive body consciousness and positive body experiences. Listen as Dr. David Shokrian shares his winding journey to get to where he is today. He opens up about having to experience antisemitism for the first time, identifying theft and dealing with vindictive peers, who he claims, were out to destroy his success. Join host Bryan Alzate, on this week's BONUS episode of: Hell Has An Exit! ** The intended purposes of this episode are geared towards antisemitism awareness.** For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
Episode 42: The Addict’s Diary ft.. Kevin Alter On todays’ episode, Bryan interviews close friend Kevin Alter. The two jump right into what it was like using, Kevin’s up bringing & what ultimately led to the unlocking of his sinister addictive personality. His first time trying cocaine turned into a three day run. Everything after that was an avalanche. Cocaine became crack, crack became heroin, heroin became homelessness. Kevin spent the next decade deep in the trenches of addiction, homelessness, and living at the train station - it was a race to his own death. Twenty-nine rehabs later, what follows is a story of growth and redemption, and the building of one of the most popular recovery sites on the Internet, “The Addict’s Diary”. Don’t miss Kevin’s incredible story on this week’s Hell Has An Exit. Bonus: Hell Has An Exit is launching its video podcast. Find it by searching our social media or YouTube.  For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts @theaddictsdiary Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis. . . . . . . . #stigma #addictionrecovery #wedorecover #podcast #hope #miracle #mom #mother #spirituality #quotes #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #odaat #drugaddicts #addiction #addictionrecovery #drug #drugaddict #drugaddictionrecovery #soberlife #podcast #soberaf #sobermovement #God
On todays’ episode, Bryan takes a deep dive into the 12 steps. In his breakdown, he explain’s what they are, how they have dramatically shaped his life, and how you can completely change your life by doing the work. He also takes the time to clear up some of the most common misconceptions associated with the 12 steps.  Find out how Bryan’s devotion to the program has made it possible for him to manifest a life beyond his wildest dreams. Don’t miss this important episode! For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis.
On today’s episode Bryan invites long time friend Austin. Initially, the two formed a bond over their love for crack. Eventually, thanks to the rooms of NA, the two re-encountered each other in recovery. Listen to episode 40 as Austin takes us for a wild ride through some of his darkest days, relapsing after 5 years, and trying to find his place in a world where he didn’t feel accepted using anything from cocaine to crack to opiates as a way to cope with life. Today, Austin celebrates over 8 years in recovery and shares the lessons learned along the way which have made long term recovery possible for him. Don’t miss this incredibly inspiring story. For more information, please visit unitedrecoveryproject.com or call  tel: 833-999-1877 Follow on Instagram & Twitter @hellhasanexit @united_recovery @dbpodcasts Produced by dppodcast.com Music by Miles M. Davis. . . . . . . . #stigma #addictionrecovery #wedorecover #podcast  #hope #miracle #mom #mother #spirituality #quotes #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #odaat #drugaddicts #addiction #addictionrecovery #drug #drugaddict #drugaddictionrecovery #soberlife #podcast #soberaf #sobermovement #God
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Katie Green

Excellent podcast. Amazing unbelievable stories. Thank you to everyone who shared. Keep up the great work. God Bless you and your families.

Oct 1st
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