110: A TINY BIT WILLING - Fear, Ego and Addiction (with Dave Marlon)
Brad sits down for the first time (in person) with a Las Vegas legend in the world of addiction recovery and treatment. This man helped Brad escape a relapse into alcoholism during COVID. They attended groups and spoke online and Brad now has 941 days of sobriety. Our guest this week is Dave Marlon.
We're kicking off season four, all about addiction. He just completed a doctorate degree in psychology, he also holds two master's degrees, an MBA and a Master of Counseling from UNLV. He's been the CEO of two healthcare companies, built one of the most successful addiction recovery centers in the country, and founded Vegas Stronger, a non-profit dealing with homelessness, mental health, and substance abuse recovery. He has climbed 30 mountains including Mt. Everest and Denali.
He competed in two Ironmans, He's run seven marathons, including the Boston marathon where he pushed his longtime friend with MS in a wheelchair. He's also been featured as an interventionist on A&E's Emmy-award-winning show, Intervention. He's been clean and sober for 18 years and has personally been involved in the addiction recovery process for thousands of individuals. He is a married father with two sons and enjoys fitness, traveling, and boxing.
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