Inexcess: In search of recovery

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Damien Prescott, recovery is inevitable.


Ed talks to Damien Prescott about the goals programme and the freedom to choose your responses.

Karena - BAC O’Connor, Heroin Addiction, Crack Addiction, Alcoholism


Inexcess Personal Stories: Karena tells us how she was trapped by her addictions to heroin and crack, and how through the love for her baby daughter she was able to escape into a new life. With her time at BAC O’Conner,…

William - BAC O’Connor, Heroin Addiction


Inexcess Personal Stories: As William progressed from social drug taking to heroin addiction he became stuck in a destructive cycle. Having gone in and out of employment, and finding his life becoming more chaotic, he sought help, and was referred to…

Steven - BAC O’Connor, Heroin Addiction, Prison


Inexcess Personal Stories: Steven, a truck driver by profession tells us how his life spiralled out of control after his criminal lifestyle landed him in prison. It was during his time inside that Steven became addicted to heroin, a substance that…

Nigel Radcliffe, Nick Mercer, David Tyrell: Inexcess Series 4 - Final Show


Part 1 - Nick Mercer The show is kicked off by David Tyrell who is making his mark as a solo performer and with his band. His first number, Freedom is delivered with passion and sets the tone for the show.…

Service Users Share


This is the first in a series of discussions involving service users, service providers, service managers and commissioners of services. Ed Mitchell chairs a share between six service users who are at various stages of recovery. Our contributors have a wealth…

Stuart Honor, David McCollom: Inexcess Series 4 - Show 3


Part 1 - Stuart Honor The show starts with an inspirational performance from David McCollom singing one of his own compositions - “Sonnet of Love”. Stuart Honor is our main guest. George talks to Stuart about the reality behind the…

Peter Martin and James Langton: Inexcess Series 4 - Show 2


George Williams presents the second programme of Series 4 – Inexcess Live. We’re presenting the show in three parts: Part 1 - Peter Martin CBE Pete has been there and worn the t-shirt, stared in the first ever Twix advert, lived in…

Rob - BAC O’Connor, Cannabis & Heroin Addiction


Inexcess Personal Stories: Rob tells us how he escaped a chaotic life of crime and addiction through listening to others in group therapy whilst in prison. Initially through voluntary work and then working as criminal justice worker, Rob has rebuilt his…

Lisa - BAC O’Connor, Heroin Addiction & Crack Cocaine


Inexcess Personal Stories: At 19 Lisa was six and a half stones, scoring crack cocaine and heroin three or four times a day and had been written off as an OD case waiting to happen. Three days after her father’s fiftieth…