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That Sober Guy Podcast

My name is Shane Ramer. As long as I was high I didn't have to feel. Drugs took the pain away, and to be honest, I liked being high. I thought I was cool. I even had a nickname, 'Cocaine Shane'. I'm a regular dude from the suburbs in Northern California. After 17 years of struggling with drugs and alcohol, for the first time in my life I took a stand for something. I didn't care what anyone would say. I didn't care what anyone would think. I went to rehab and got sober September 11th, 2013. Now I talk to people about addiction, alcoholism, recovery, and more. If I can do it, you can do it too. Check us out at

Jun 23, 2017

Lee Pepper is an advocate for people in recovery. As a member of the executive leadership team with Foundations Recovery Network,  Lee leads the Foundations online marketing teams, business development team, conference team and alumni team. Lee also spent eight years in the U.S. Army Reserves, completing Air Assault School and Officer Candidate School and finishing his service as an armor officer. In 2009, Lee took up triathlons and running and has now finished 30 triathlons, including two Ironman Triathlons and an Ultra-Marathon. Lee is married to artist Jennifer Pepper and has two sons, Miles and Cy. 


In this episode we discuss:


  • Lee's passion for helping others in recovery
  • Why speaking up and speaking out is so important
  • Sharing the latest research and innovations in the recovery industry
  • Networking and community
  • How to help bridge the gap between the recovery community and the recovery Industry 
  • Industry perspective
  • Anonymity is not secrecy
  • Heros In Recovery, why and how it was created
  • Relapse
  • Cancer treatment vs addiction treatment


Foundations Recovery Network

You can follow Lee on Twitter @plpepper.


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