About This Show
Ascent (www.ascent.org) is broadcasting a new recovery podcast - one-on-one interviews with your host, Ascent founder Brian Bailys and industry leaders in recovery.
Every couple of weeks, we will feature a new guest talking to Brian about their recovery or mental health story, how they ended up where they are today and advice for listeners.
You can find the Rise2Recovery podcast at Ascent.org, iTunes, Stitcher and on SoberPodcasts.com.
Together, we can rise above addiction.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 13 – Brian Cuban, Author and Keynote Speaker
An authority on body dysmorphic disorder, male eating disorders and addiction, Brian Cuban is the author of the best-selling book, Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder. It chronicles his first-hand experiences living with, and recovering from, twenty-seven years of eating disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Cuban has appeared on prestigious talks shows such as the Katie Couric Show as well as numerous media outlets around the country. He also writes extensively on these subjects. His columns have appeared on CNN.com, Foxnews.com,The Huffington Post and in online and print newspapers around the world.
Cuban speaks regularly about his recovery and breaking the stigma surrounding eating disorders, addiction and mental illness. He is a highly sought after college, non-profit event and conference speaker regarding body image, addiction, eating disorder awareness and recovery. Cuban has spoken across the United States and in Canada.
His new book, The Addicted Lawyer, is set to be released on June 13th of this year and chronicles his struggles with drugs and alcohol during his time as a lawyer. Follow Brian on Twitter to learn more about the book and what he is doing in the addiction and mental health industry. You can check out his website here.