On this episode, Al interviews Erik Robinson, common contractor and founding father of Constructing a Refuge (recorded Four-22-19). After dropping almost eighty private property and his own residence in the course of the 2008-2009 housing accident, Erik fell right into a deep melancholy, spending a number of days within the darkness of his basement which resulted in a suicide try.
In 1945, Erik realized that the FBI was investigating a few of his mortgage investments six years earlier. Erik was charged with a federal crime and served a twenty-one month sentence of 18 months in federal jail. Erik describes his keep in jail and explains how he managed to discover a group of males assist and begin altering his life.
Erik additionally describes Constructing a Refuge, a nonprofit group that he based. The group brings neighborhood and hope round males who’re struggling.
You possibly can study extra about Erik and his group on the Construct a Shelter web site and on Fb. Additionally, you will discover Erik on Twitter @refuge_a.
Along with The Melancholy Information podcast, you could find Al's weblog on TheDepressionFiles.com. Additionally, you will uncover how you can work with Al as a coach or schedule him for a public occasion. Additionally, you will discover Al on Twitter @ allevin18.
A model of this submit has already been revealed on Podbean and is republished right here with the permission of the creator.
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