Tuesdays 6pm; replay Sundays 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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23 Mar 2021, 6pm

23 Mar 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I speak about the gratitude I have for all of my loved ones, friends and family. I’m so thankful that I have recently lived through an experience where I didn’t have to pick or ‘use’ to self-destruct. I was able to be present and be the best version of myself I could be. I also congratulate Ben Freeman on reaching 6 months clean. Any milestone in recovery is a celebration of sobriety and living proof that the program ‘works if you work it’.    

9 Mar 2021, 6pm

9 Mar 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I speak about the endless gratitude and love we have received for the healing of our baby Kaia. I also speak about the importance of drug and alcohol education around schools as well as social media. If you have a child in year 7-12 feel free to contact me on 0427165012 for any support or advice.

2 Mar 2021, 6pm

2 Mar 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I share my past 72 hour ordeal with my baby girl Kaia’ in hope that my experience of staying clean and being present for my family and inspire others to do the same.  

23 Feb 2021, 6pm

23 Feb 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I read from the JFT and discuss the power of ‘owning our part to play’ in all situations. I also speak about our ‘responsibilities in life’ and what we can control and what we can’t. * ALL WE CAN CONTROL ARE OUR ATTITUDES AND OUR ACTIONS…..  

9 Feb 2021, 6pm

9 Feb 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show a special little ‘pocket rocket’, my 10 year old daughter Ellie comes on the show to share her thoughts and feelings around growing up with parents in recovery. I also read today’s JFT and include a few special shout-outs; especially Zalman Bassin who reached his one year clean milestone; a credit to him and his family.

2 Feb 2021, 6pm

2 Feb 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show, Ruby Fraid shares with us some special news!! I also have the privilege of interviewing ‘Amir’ who shares his story from active addiction through to recovery. His inspirational journey of self-discovery hopefully can inspire many listeners around the world to ‘ask for help’ and realise that they too ‘are not alone’.

26 Jan 2021, 6pm

26 Jan 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I discuss the possibility of a loved one relapsing as well as having a heathy fear of what might happen and. I also pose a number of questions to call yourself out on.I dedicate tonight;s program to Steve Fortune. R.I.P and hopefully my message can help families of loved ones around the world find recovery.

5 Jan 2021, 6pm

5 Jan 2021, 6pm Road to Recovery Happy new year!!…On tonight’s shortened episode I speak about the 12 steps of self-care for the new year as well welcome in new beginnings and the opportunity for anyone who’s struggling to reach out. It’s never too late to start again.

29 Dec 2020, 6pm

29 Dec 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Ben Freeman on his life experience from active addiction through to recovery. Ben’s inspirational story broke all records on the Recovery Hour and is an episode not to be missed!

22 Dec 2020, 6pm

22 Dec 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I discuss the difference between ‘helping’ and ‘enabling’ your loved one. Often it’s a matter of ‘tough love’ and detaching from the situation rather than buying into the drama. I also congratulate Yossi on his 60 days of sobriety and a great reading of the JFT.

15 Dec 2020, 6pm

15 Dec 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s show I’m honoured to have special guest Dave Gelbart come on and share his life work around gym, motivation and self-care. Similar to myself Dave works on catering individual based programs and one-on-one support. it’s inspiring to hear another coach unpack his views on self-actualisation.

8 Dec 2020, 6pm

8 Dec 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s program I unpack step 6 and discuss our ‘defects of character. I also delve into the re-opening of face-to-face meetings and how important this is for those newcomers of recovery.

1 Dec 2020, 6pm

1 Dec 2020, 6pm Road to Recovery On tonight’s episode I am honoured to interview Joe Ash who has just celebrated his 30 days clean of total sobriety. Joe is Ruby’s partner and has come so far in such a short period of time.  Joe also opens up about his journey form active addiction through to his early recovery.

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.