Today’s featured guest brings her powerful perspective to a very painful, personal story. On April 12, 2013, Arlene Rice lost her youngest son, Gabriel, to his addiction. Through her extended addiction journey, Arlene has lived, learned, and experienced a great deal. From the moment she held her son Gabriel in her arms for the last time, nearly two years ago, she has been on a passionate journey of faith, advocacy and education.
On today’s conversation she shares very moving and comforting perspectives for parents who are dealing with the addiction of child and for parents who have lost a child to their addiction. In today’s conversation, Arlene reminds each of us the incredible power and peace discoverable and accessible in the resources around us.
Arlene’s message of faith, hope, love and restoration are quite compelling. Combining her past experiences with a relentless quest for knowledge and insight, Arlene brings wisdom to the addiction and parenting discussion. Those who take the time to listen to this podcast will be truly blessed for having done so.