Emily Harman, the host of
Onward Podcast, interviews Nancy Espuche, Director of Business
Development at Lexolution in New York City. February 18th, 1991 was
the best day of Nancy Espuche’s life. December 19th, 2016 was the
day that she was forever changed. On that day, her beautiful boy
Lucas lost his gripping and grueling battle with addiction. In this
episode, we discuss Nancy’s long and heart-wrenching journey. Nancy
is the founder of Kardboard House, a business committed to
addressing and repairing the impact of addiction on those living
with a loved one’s substance abuse. For the last decade, Nancy has
been an active participant in the recovery community as she faced
the daunting challenge of her son’s opioid addiction. Her mission
and purpose is to explore, develop, and provide steps for healing,
tools for recovery, and opportunities for
is the subject of addiction so hard to talk
shares the story of her son Lucas’s’ battle with
Lucas agree that he needed help with his drug
was it like when Lucas went to rehab for the first
did Lucas leave the recovery house after 5-6
Nancy talks to employers what is her message?
Nancy’s son told her that it wasn’t her
has Nancy moved on in her life after the loss of her
Compassion, acceptance, and truth-telling
build stronger relationships.
does Nancy do to take care of herself?
has had success by communicating with psychic mediums about
wisdom can Nancy offer to others?
abusers have a lot of secrets.
talks about Kardboard House.
3 Key Points:
out of three people know somebody that has been impacted by the
and believe your instincts. They speak very loud.
Employers need to understand the impact of
substance abuse disorder on their
sad thing is, the subject matter of drugs has always been somewhat
of a stigma and people have really shied away from even talking
about addiction in any fashion at all.” –Nancy Espuche
are not only trying to save our children or our loved ones, we are
trying to save ourselves too, and we show up everyday at work half
don’t really understand the world of addiction until you are in the
world of addiction.” –Nancy
This show currently highlights how to create a life you LOVE living - NOW! The first 3 seasons are focused on facing adversity and moving forward. Many guests still discuss adversities they've faced and how they've turned their pain into passion and created a life they absolutely love living. Let's move #OnwardTogether!