Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

Breaking the stereotypes: A teacher of the year’s battle with homelessness and substance use disorder

From teacher of the year to homeless, Edward Krumpotich has battled substance use disorder for two decades. In this episode of Grieving Out Loud, Angela Kennecke sits down with Eddie as he shares his harrowing journey with substance use disorder, treatment, and ultimately finding hope and purpose in raising awareness about substance use and harm reduction.

Despite being in and out of up to 50 treatments, Edward’s story is one of resilience, strength, and the power of community. Join us as we listen to Eddie’s story and learn from his experiences of overcoming substance use disorder and finding purpose in helping others.