Encore Episode: Athletes in Recovery
For some athletes, using painkillers is the norm, but it can get out of control... and quickly.Playing a sport professionally requires discipline and hard work, but it can also take a tremendous toll on your body. For some athletes, using painkillers is the norm, but it can get out of control... and quickly. Randy Grimes is a former professional football player whose career spanned 10 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Randy spent over 20 years battling an addiction to pain pills that he developed while in the NFL. Randy shares his story and discusses the work he does helping athletes —- and anyone struggling with addiction —- find a path to recovery and freedom from addiction.