If you’ve seen Nate’s Documentary, ‘Nate & the Detective’, you know that (former Detective) Sergeant Gerardo of the Fort Wayne Police Department is a major part of Nate’s recovery story.

Sgt. Gerardo dropped by the studio today to chat with Nate & Tommy, not just about their uncommon friendship, but also Sgt. Gerardo’s experience and perspective from a policing aspect on how we can better approach addiction in our communities.

Had Nate been driven off to another jail cell, rather than helped to treatment through the care and understanding about the root cause of addiction by this officer, Nate very well might not be here today. Take a moment to watch (or listen on your preferred podcasting channel) to this powerful and important conversation.

Episode 17 – Felonies to Recovery

Bob Springer from 'Felonies to Recovery' joined Nate and Tommy of Bare Knuckle Recovery to tell his very personal story of addiction. Bob's struggle with drug use

About Bare Knuckle Recovery

Tommy and Nate have been bareknuckle brawling with this disease known as addiction. As addicts in recovery, they are sharing their experiences and advice to recovering addicts all over the world. Tommy and Nate are both counselors at Fort Wayne Recovery, a drug and alcohol treatment center in Fort Wayne, IN as well as at Allendale Treatment, a detox center in Fort Wayne. Bare Knuckle Recovery is their online vlog dedicated to free educational content about addiction for individuals and their families who struggle with addiction all over the world.

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