Founders of Addictive Daughter
When self-medicating with alcohol, men and drugs no longer worked, Joey Bradford and Persia Lawson decided to ‘sit through this and meet the pain.’ Persia, a daughter of drug addicts, and Joey, drinking and dating from age twelve, became best friends in drama school. After both making an ‘amazing’ inward journey, they decided to pimp self-help, making it accessible and aspirational to 20- and 30-somethings. They now run the hugely successful website ‘Addictive Daughter’ and have written ‘The Inner Fix: Be Stronger, Happier and Braver’.
Homeless Busker When 18 year old Joel got kicked out of his home for stealing from his mum, he had nothing, apart from ‘several mental issues I told no one about.’ For many years he lived on the streets of London busking, abusing alcohol and drugs. Through a rehabilitation program, he got back on track, […]
Addict Turned Substance Abuse Counsellor and Lecturer George Atiase is a London-based addiction counselor and lecturer. In this moving video, he opens up about his own battles with addiction and how he eventually learned that ‘it’s ok to be me’. Apart from his love for singing, bespoke jewelry, and his motorbike, George now devotes his […]