Maryrose Fealey gained TikTok fame as she shared her relationship with her brother, Ian, who suffers from opioid use disorder, through a series of raw videos. Maryrose’s efforts to get Ian off substances and into recovery are shown in a gritty Brut Documentary that followed Ian and Maryrose for 21 days while he suffered through withdrawals and cravings. Maryrose is the founder of the 4 The Younger Me movement. Maryrose started this movement to change the stigma surrounding the addiction community and empower our youth.
Mary is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, writer, artist, logistician, champion for changing the world, adventurer, and goer of extra miles. She is the founder of the 4 The Younger Me movement. Mary started this movement to change the stigma surrounding the addiction community and empower our youth. Substance abuse does not define the person. A toxic environment does not define the child’s future.
Angela Kennecke is a journalist who lost her 21-year-old daughter Emily to fentanyl poisoning on May 16, 2018. Angela is “grieving out loud” to try to put an end to this epidemic by stopping the stigma and promoting the treatment of substance use disorder as the disease it is. Anyone coping with loss and looking for inspiration can benefit from listening to this podcast.