Recovery Podcast

60 - Tanya Tsukas

March 27, 2024 Volunteers of America Season 1 Episode 60
Recovery Podcast
60 - Tanya Tsukas
Show Notes

In this compelling episode of the Recovery Podcast, brought to you by VOA Northern Rockies, we delve into the life of Tanya Tsukas. From an early age, Tanya found herself engulfed in a world of addiction, which escalated into a personal struggle with meth and alcohol starting around the age of 19. Her journey through addiction led to profound losses, including several of her children, and ultimately, time behind bars. Yet, Tanya’s story is one of remarkable resilience and redemption.

Upon her release, Tanya sought help from VOA Northern Rockies, embarking on a path to recovery that transformed her life. Now, as a Peer Specialist for VOA Northern Rockies, she dedicates her life to supporting others who are navigating the challenges of addiction and recovery. Tanya's story is a testament to the power of support, the strength of the human spirit, and the profound impact of turning one's life around.

Join us as Tanya shares her raw and inspiring journey from the depths of addiction to a life of purpose and service, highlighting the crucial role of VOA Northern Rockies in her recovery. Her story is not just one of personal triumph but also a story of inspiration for anyone battling addiction, proving that with the right support and determination, change is possible.

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At Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, we engage those we serve with an intentional focus that meets needs, educates, uplifts, and inspires. We also recognize how much we all need to hear positive stories of lives transformed. That’s why we created the Recovery Podcast.

Recovery Podcast is a collection of interviews designed to share stories of recovery and faith from Volunteers of America Northern Rockies past and present. It is our honor to share them with a belief they will enlighten and encourage. From amazing testimonies of hope to educating around serving our community in need, our podcast will inform, engage, and inspire.

Many of our leaders are among the top professionals in their field, navigating their teams through the changing landscape of human services. In the coming months, we’ll hear interviews from many of them, sharing their expertise in the world of addiction treatment, homeless services, veteran support, moral injury and so much more.

We also have a diverse portfolio of partners who have joined forces with us to provide practical self-care education and spiritual direction and helped bring a deeper understanding of what it means to be true servant leaders. We will bring you special interviews with many of our current and past partners, offering insight into how they helped us grow, and we trust it will help many of you as well.

Today’s music is courtesy of the Free Music Archive. This week you heard tunes by Ketsa who also composed our theme music.