Nick deSpoelberch is a therapist, father, facilitator for our weekly parent support meetings, and a man in
long-term recovery. He recently shared his story at our August 30 Vigil. A Second Act in Life is both a
memoir and a hopeful guide to recovery and healing. It is meant to encourage all those who are
trapped, lost, or believe they have already lost their battle. It is a starting point for a lifelong process of
Also included are exercises to develop insight and create a game plan to face your obstacles.
“I could not now be more grateful for the life I have been given out of the ashes of a living death. I have peace in my head and an active link flowing between my head and my heart. “Nick deSpoelberch, A
Second Act in Life