Captain Paul Swain, officer of the Salvation Army, and Norman Mackenzie, Community Engagement Coordinator at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in San Diego share how the ARC turned their lives around and how they have devoted their lives in service to others. They discuss the ARC’s Second Chances campaign giving people struggling with addiction free treatment and another opportunity at life.
On this episode, Captain Paul and Norman talk to Matt about:
To watch a video about ARC’s 2nd chances program, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Kz3imjVXZw
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This episode is sponsored by The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Centers – one of the oldest residential drug and alcohol rehab programs. ARC is a non-profit and was hit hard financially as a result of COVID. For more information, and to donate or sign up for their quarterly newsletter, visit thechanceto.org.
About Captain Paul Swain and Norman Mackenzie
Captain Paul Swain is a Salvation Army officer. He started doing crystal meth as a way to work more hours but it ruined his relationships and career. He found the ARC and God and turned his life around. He became an officer in the Salvation Army and started a family and now serves others and helps them get clean.
Norman Mackenzie is the Community Engagement Coordinator at the San Diego ARC. After losing relationships, going to jail, and becoming homeless due to drug addiction, Norman found the ARC in 2010 and has been sober ever since. He went back to school and now helps others regain control of their lives.