Project Recovery

TV personality Casey Scott has taken the first step. He is confronting his addiction. Now what? Join Casey on his journey to become a better person, one day at a time, new from KSL Podcasts. With the expert help of licensed psychologist, Dr. Matt Woolley, Casey's struggle may remind you of your own. Whether you're addicted to alcohol, drugs, social media or pornography- this podcast won't make you stop. That's up to you. But if you want help, or you want to help someone you love, subscribe for free to Project Recovery wherever you get your podcasts.
Heather Henderson on beating cancer and overcoming her addiction after years of trauma   (01:15:01) March 04, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt are joined by Heather Henderson to talk about how the death of her stepdad created a hole in her world when she was growing up, hanging out with the wrong crowd during her high school years, and the events that led up to her being at […]
A look back on what happened to Casey Scott and how Project Recovery started   (01:23:07) March 04, 2021
In a special bonus episode, we replay our very first episode of Project Recovery to introduce old and new listeners to the real story of what happened to Casey Scott. Casey Scott is famous in his home state of Utah. On the surface, he’s a guy that seemed to have everything. He’s funny, he’s on […]
Talking about the impact of Preslee’s letter and why the pandemic is so detrimental to mental health   (37:39) March 02, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley talk about Preslee’s letter going viral, why the Project Recovery community is the heartbeat of the show, and why the show’s success is a win for recovery. Then we dive into why the pandemic is so detrimental to our mental health as a society.
How Know Your Script is helping Utahns fight the Opioid Epidemic with Dr. Jon Benfield and Kim Compagni   (47:14) February 23, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Dr. JonBenfield, DO (Intermountain Healthcare) to talk about what patients should know before they start taking an opioid for pain management, whether or not having zero pain could be a reality or if there should be a new expectation regarding pain management, […]
“Back Then and Now” by Preslee Scott   (12:36) February 22, 2021
Casey reads a powerful letter written by his daughter. “This narrative is about my life so far. I am going to talk about how addiction has affected my life, and all the things in between…”
Matt Floyd opens up about his addictive relationship with food that pushed him to the edge   (01:08:26) February 16, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt are joined by Matt Floyd to share his experience of building unhealthy eating habits growing up, starting to diet during the summer between school years, and when he started putting on excess weight after getting married. Then Matt talks about the support he received from his […]
Savannah Steffler recounts how seeking friends led to suffering from years of substance abuse   (01:18:38) February 09, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Savannah Steffler to talk about growing up in a split-household, how she associated alcohol with positive times, and trying to find a community of friends through parties. She also remembers being brought home to her dad in handcuffs when she was 16, […]
Mike Muhlestein recalls the darkest depths of his alcohol addiction   (01:18:36) February 02, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Mike Muhlestein to talk about going on a mission to Jamaica, getting married to his wife in the temple, learning how to raise a child together, and his slow introduction to using alcohol as a crutch. Mike also opens up about the […]
Trevor Winn opens up about the shame that came with his alcohol addiction   (01:14:24) January 26, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Trevor Winn. Trevor opens up about beginning to drink recreationally after the failure of his first marriage, what caused him to dive deeper into his alcoholism, and how his drinking addiction began to affect his life — both physically and mentally. Then […]
Benjamin Bilderback talks about how music has shaped his road to recovery   (01:11:12) January 19, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Benjamin Bilderback to talk to him about growing up about how wanting to fit in high school laid the groundwork for his addiction to drugs and alcohol. Benjamin opens up about abusing marijuana all throughout high school, how it began to create […]
Tara Rees recalls how years of trauma led her down a dark road of alcohol abuse   (01:26:07) January 12, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by TaraRees to tell her story of how she was taken advantage of by a babysitter at five years old, how that experience traumatized her for years after that, and how such a horrifying experience led to Tara developing an eating disorder. Then she […]
Sarah Brock opens up about being a single mother at 17, turning to the streets, and how she learned to love herself   (01:36:11) January 05, 2021
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Sarah Brock to talk about how her childhood was impacted by her father who struggled with alcohol abuse, growing up in the rave scene as a thirteen-year-old, and how she went from being a seventeen-year-old single mother to a consultant for gangs. […]
Recapping 2020 and finding the positives in one of the craziest years yet   (46:54) December 29, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley talk about how the pandemic has impacted us both mentally and physically, how it’s played its part in addiction and recovery, and why we shouldn’t be so discouraged after a crazy year. We also talk about why you need to take over the narrative of […]
Roseann Nelson explains her journey from being an addict to using neurofeedback to help others   (01:10:54) December 22, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Roseann Nelson to talk about being bullied in school as a thirteen-year-old, how it introduced her to prescription medications, and forcefully being checked into an adolescent center at 17. She also opens up about the trauma that she experienced as a teenager […]
Tyson Dixon opens up about years of substance abuse and his experience with addiction   (01:28:18) December 15, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Tyson Dixon(CEO of Renaissance Ranch) to talk about him and his brother Preston started to experiment with substances as early as junior high, his decision to constantly be high during high school, and how he ended up in Salt Lake County Jail, addicted […]
Heidi Lund opens up about the struggles of getting clean and finding a life of sobriety   (55:17) December 08, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Heidi Lund(Program Director for LifeStart Village at Family Support Center) to talk about being addicted to meth at the age of 12 due to having a turbulent household growing up, dropping out of school before she started high school, and how her […]
Why gratitude is more important than ever and why we need to be thankful for what have   (37:02) December 01, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley open up about why gratitude is so important to help us stay connected with each other and overcome the struggles that we are facing today.
LT Weaver recalls his darkest days while struggling with substance abuse   (01:00:15) November 24, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by LT Weaver to talk about how a chaotic household growing up gave birth to his addictive behaviors, his introduction to serious drugs, and how his addiction to meth left him completely broken. Then he opens up about his time in jail after […]
Rachael Pioltini talks about dealing with addiction at 15, being homeless, and helping others during recovery   (50:38) November 17, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey Scott and Dr. Matt Woolley are joined by Rachael Pioltini to talk about growing up in a family of addiction, getting into addiction recovery at the young age of 15, and finding early success working in Hollywood.  Then she opens up about leaving her family to chase her addiction, the […]
Cord Stimpson opens up about pursuing a soccer career to being addicted to heroin   (01:04:06) November 10, 2020
In this week’s episode, Casey and Dr. Matt are joined by Cord Stimpson to talk about how he was on track to become a successful soccer player after winning the national championship in 2011, how his family beliefs shaped him as a young adult, and why he started to rebel against his parents. Then Cord […]