Benjamin Bilderback talks about how music has shaped his road to recovery
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 a rift between him and his parents, and why he decided to retreat into music. He also talks about his experience in playing lacrosse in Portland and how it helped him stay focused on his education and partying less.
Then he talks about how a relationship with an ex-girlfriend caused him to attempt to take his own life, finding recovery in an outdoor wilderness program, and the moment he relapsed after garnering success in the music industry.
Lastly, Benjamin opens up about his sobriety and what success looks like to him now after overcoming his addiction.
Published: Tuesday January 19, 2021