Tuesdays, 6pm

J-AIR Presenter Ben Morley

Road to Recovery is Ben Morley’s story from active addiction through to recovery. On my program, I share my experience, strength and hope as a recovering addict who spent 15 years in active addiction. I’m now using my new found sobriety as a life/recovery coach to help save the lives of loved ones and families facing drug and alcohol addiction.


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17 Nov 2020, 6pm

17 Nov 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I interview Ruby on celebrating her 30 day milestone. Ruby shares her experience, strength and hop in all that she has learned in the past 30 days in hope of inspiring others to take their first step in recovery.

10 Nov 2020, 6pm

10 Nov 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I celebrate a few milestones as well as read a few pieces of prose which relate to ‘the disease of addiction’. There are many powerful readings that loved one’s write during their early recovery journey. I also unpack today’s reading on ‘fear vs faith’ and my discuss my healthy fear of a relapse. 

27 Oct 2020, 6pm

27 Oct 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m proud to be able to interview Sammy on his 30 days clean. Sammy has been stuck in the cycle of addiction for many years and finally has been brave enough to share his story and reach his 30 day milestone. I also discuss the spiritual principles of recovery and how we manage to practise them in our everyday lives.

6 Oct 2020, 6pm

6 Oct 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s program I unpack the beginning os ‘Step 2’ and briefly speak about our ‘Higher Power’ in recovery and the relationship we have with our Higher Power. Letting go of our opinion, thoughts and beliefs and beginning to trust something there than ourselves can restore us to sanity. I also congratulate Teage on his 60 days clean as well as a few newcomers in early recovery.

29 Sep 2020, 6pm

29 Sep 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I unpack the feelings and thoughts surrounding ‘Step One.’ Why do we want to change? How do we admit that we are powerless over our addiction? I also read the JFT as well as commending those NA members in the early stages of their recovery.

22 Sep 2020, 6pm

22 Sep 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’ve invited Finn Luber to celebrate and share his 30 days of sobriety. From our Yavneh days as teacher/student, now coming ’round circle’ to having the privilege of coaching Finn in his early recovery. Coming public with his story from active addiction, Finn now is on a journey of self-discovery with a tribe of loving people behind him.  

15 Sep 2020, 6pm

15 Sep 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I interview Harry Curtis and celebrate his 6 months clean in recovery. Harry has Coe so far and it’s a testament to him and his family on empowering him in his early recovery. I also read the JFT and unpack ‘Step 3’ in understanding the influence of our ‘higher power’ in recovery.

8 Sep 2020, 6pm

8 Sep 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I interview Teage on his 30 day milestone. Teage had battled adversity and embraced early recovery whilst being able to be present and at peace with his family. I also unpack the 12 ‘spiritual principles’ of recovery and discuss how I manage to incorporate them in my everyday life. It’s important to practise these principles and acknowledge the power we have over our subconscious minds.

25 Aug 2020, 6pm

25 Aug 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I celebrate with my special guest Danny Lang on his 18 month milestone. Danny shares his experience, strength and hope in recovery. I also read the JFT and thank all of my family and friends for their unconditional love for the birth of our new baby; ‘Bear Theodore Morley; a true gift of recovery.

11 Aug 2020, 6pm

11 Aug 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak to Zalman on his 6 months clean. I also discuss how families can support each others mental health during self-isolation. My sister Chloe Morley (9 months pregnant) also chimes in with her tips on ‘Motherhood lockdown’ and ways of staying ‘sane’ during COVID19.

4 Aug 2020, 6pm

4 Aug 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I break down self-care into 8 areas of our daily lives which I believe is important to acknowledge and work through. I also rad through today’s JFT reading re: ‘Secrets keep us sick’ and unpack the meaning behind why we feel a sense of guilt of shame surrounding our using.

28 Jul 2020, 6pm

28 Jul 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I read out the acceptance prayer and play some exerts for the psychologist and addiction expert ‘Gabor Mate’. His views and beliefs around the ‘cycle of addiction as well as his definitions, serve as a fascinating insight into the world which many know nothing about; the disease of addiction.

21 Jul 2020, 6pm

21 Jul 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about ‘the cycle of addiction’ and how loved ones can become immersed in the cycle without realising how to break out of it. I also check-in with ‘My Pal Zal on his journey from active addiction through to recovery. It’s important to have ‘an attitude of gratitude’ during these tough times and make the best out of a challenging situation.

14 Jul 2020, 6pm

14 Jul 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I unpack the different roles family members play in ‘The Drama Triangle’. I also speak with ‘My Pal Zalman Bassin on his early road to recovery and the challenges he has faced and overcome. Keep up ‘an attitude of gratitude’ during 6 weeks of lockdown.

30 Jun 2020, 6pm

30 Jun 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the importance of being ‘true to yourself’ as well as being held accountable. Finding our ‘self-worth’ and believing that we can create our own pathways to success is imperative in understanding the true meaning of life. 

23 Jun 2020, 6pm

23 Jun 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the difference between addiction vs recovery. It’s important to unpack our previous belief systems and format new ways of addressing our past. I encourage the families I work with to ‘live in the solution’ rather than focusing on the negative.

16 Jun 2020, 6pm

16 Jun 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I speak with my ‘old man’ Rodney Morley and what it was like for a family member to have a loved one in early recovery. I also unpack ‘Step 8’ and the process I went through when making amends with my family, friends and those that I had harmed.

9 Jun 2020, 6pm

9 Jun 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I congratulate my godfather; Eddie Kutner on his latest achievements as well as interview Harry on his 90 day milestone. My Pal Zal also gives his insight into early recovery and we discuss our ongoing relationship with our ‘higher power’.

2 Jun 2020, 6pm

2 Jun 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the gratitude I have for all of my family and friends who have loved me back to life and celebrated my 5 years clean. Special guest ‘Ellie Morley’ comes on the show to talk about what it’s like to have parents in recovery. ‘My Pal Zal also shares his experience during his first 100 days clean and draws similarities to the Jewish beliefs around our 12 step philosophy.

26 May 2020, 6pm

26 May 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m proud to have Carlo share his experience, strength and hope. His inspirational story from active addiction through to recovery is one which still fascinates listeners over a decade later. Tonight we band together and share our expertise around ‘Recovery coaching’ and ‘illuminating the path’ for family members as well as loved ones suffering from the disease of addiction.

19 May 2020, 6pm

19 May 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s program I’m honoured to have ‘fellow recovery brother’ Andrew Spiteri; sharing his experience, strength and hope. Andrews opens up about his journey in active addiction through to recovery. ‘My pal Zal’ also shares his insight into ‘step two’ and his thoughts on how to action it into everyday life.

12 May 2020, 6pm

12 May 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I am honoured to have Harry share his experience, strength and hope celebrating his 60 days clean. His inspirational story has already broken podcast records. Harry dedicates his early recovery to his family, friends and loved ones who have never given up hope. Zalmann also sums up his first 90 days of recovery and gives us his take on the first step.

5 May 2020, 6pm

5 May 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I talk about the importance of having a solid relapse prevention plan. The 3 step plan involves ongoing support, being held accountable and remembering the past. I also promote fundraising for MDA and and giving back that which was so freely given to me.

28 Apr 2020, 6pm

28 Apr 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I’m grateful to have a fellow recovery Hader brother ‘Callum Savio’ on the program to talk about his experience from active addiction through to early recovery. After turning 40 years old, I recall my first year of recovery as well as reflecting on Step One. I also mentioned Sandra Morley’s latest art project dedicated to Magen David Adom. 

28 Apr 2020, 6pm

28 Apr 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I’m grateful to have a fellow recovery Hader brother ‘Callum Savio’ on the program to talk about his experience from active addiction through to early recovery. After turning 40 years old, I recall my first year of recovery as well as reflecting on Step One. I also mentioned Sandra Morley’s latest art project dedicated to Magen David Adom. 

14 Apr 2020, 6pm

14 Apr 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m lucky to have my nephew ‘Enzo Sztejman’ on the program talking about take on the Corona Virus epidemic. It’s so insightful to have a kid’s perspective on the current state we are living in. I’m also humbled to have Kate Stonehouse on the show discussing her journey from active addiction through to recovery. A strong and determined individual whom I’ve been proud to work with over the past few months. Finally, Sandra Morley’s creative new masks and donating all proceeds to Magen David Adom. Go Mum!

7 Apr 2020, 6pm

7 Apr 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s 50th episode I’m grateful to interview my mother, Sandra Morley who has supported me through my journey from active addition through to recovery. I also speak about the importance of family and practising ‘an attitude of gratitude’ during these tough times of isolation.

31 Mar 2020, 6pm

31 Mar 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the importance of connecting whilst isolating at home. As well as some tips and guidelines on how to deal with mental health and practising self-care whilst in ‘stage 3 restrictions. 

17 Mar 2020, 6pm

17 Mar 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m so honoured to finally have Jackson Oppy in the chair. Jackson shares his experience, strength and hope of his Recovery journey and educates our listeners on the importance of therapeutic treatment and one addict helping another. 

10 Mar 2020, 6pm

10 Mar 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the most important strategies to put in place during the first 12 months of recovery. I also explore the meaning of Step 6 as well as dissect the JFT (Just for today) reading on making mountains out of molehills.

3 Mar 2020, 6pm

3 Mar 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m proud to have guest speaker ‘Zalmann’ on my show to share his experience, strength and hope of his journey from active addiction through to recovery. We also unpack ‘Step 2’ and question the idea of a ‘higher power’ and what it means to surrendering to the program.

25 Feb 2020, 6pm

25 Feb 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I’m honoured to be able to have one of my student’s; ‘Tom Ashton’ on my show. I am Tom’s ‘life coach’ and have seen him break out of the cycle of addiction and journey into the world of recovery. Tom is in Year 10 and shares his story of experience, strength and hope.

18 Feb 2020, 6pm

18 Feb 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode; some special ‘live’ news from your Recovery Coach; including speaking about the various ways of positive communication and how we can implement these tools in everyday life.

4 Feb 2020, 6pm

4 Feb 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode, I unpack my ‘Recovery Coaching program’, and some of the strategies and tools that are implemented when educating loved ones of the ‘disease of addiction’. I also revisit ‘Step 3’ and how I incorporate this step in my everyday life.

28 Jan 2020, 6pm

28 Jan 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode, I talk about the importance of the first 12 months of recovery; including the core of my 12 step program. Plus upcoming guests, just for today and a special tribute to Noah Borensztajn on his upcoming 40th birthday and the impact he has had on my recovery.

28 Jan 2020, 6pm

28 Jan 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode, I talk about the importance of the first 12 months of recovery; including the core of my 12 step program. Plus upcoming guests, just for today and a special tribute to Noah Borensztajn on his upcoming 40th birthday and the impact he has had on my recovery.

3 Dec 2019, 6pm

3 Dec 2019, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I explore the reasons that we feel happy. What does happiness actually mean? As well as my top ten segment: ‘Top ten reasons why we are happy. I dedicate tonight’s show to my mentor ‘Jackson Oppy’ who has been unwell in hospital but is pulling through and come out the other side. All of us at J-AIR wish him a speedy recovery.