New Episode Released in DFAF’s P2P Podcast
In this deeply moving and enlightening episode of “Pathways to Prevention,” host Dave engages in a heartfelt conversation with Stacey Doorly Jones, the founder and CEO of Stand. Stacey opens up about her journey, marked by a childhood riddled with abuse and trauma, and how she transformed these harrowing experiences into a life dedicated to helping others. Her story is not just one of survival, but of profound resilience and an unwavering commitment to make a difference in the world.
Listeners will be captivated as Stacey delves into the critical role of therapy in her life, discussing how years of counseling helped her navigate through her past and foster a deep sense of compassion and empathy. This episode is a testament to the power of healing and the impact one individual can have on their community and beyond. Stacey’s work through her non-profit organization, Stand, is a beacon of hope, focusing on harm reduction and providing support to women and youth in remote regions of Cape Town, South Africa.
The conversation also explores the nuances of harm reduction, a key aspect of Stand’s approach, and how this strategy is implemented to make a tangible difference in the lives of those struggling with substance dependence. Stacey shares inspiring success stories from her work, highlighting the transformative power of acknowledging and supporting those in need.
This episode is not just a story; it’s an invitation to understand the depths of human struggle and the heights of human resilience. It’s a call to action for empathy, understanding, and support for those who face the challenges of addiction and trauma. Stacey’s journey and the work of Stand are shining examples of how compassion and dedicated action can create waves of positive change.
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