Talking Addiction & Recovery show

Talking Addiction & Recovery

Summary: Talking Addiction & Recovery Podcast is the follow-up to the book "Addiction & Recovery" by author and clinician Andrew J. Schreier. This podcast explores discussions regarding important issues related to addiction and recovery. Information you learn here is not typical of what you will find in academic textbooks and resources; and comes from the experiences of a clinical supervisor, clinical substance abuse counselor, and licensed professional counselor and the work with individuals and others involved in this field. Listen as guests join the show and cover a wide range of topics looking to educate individuals, families, communities, organizations, institutions, mental health professionals, educators, and anyone else impacted by addiction and recovery. Content is not intended to be treatment and is not affiliated with any specific group.

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 Episode 76: A Guide to the Addicted Child (featuring Richard Capriola) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:23

“My child has a problem with alcohol and drugs” is a frightening reality for any parent.  Parents aren’t automatically given the knowledge and resources to help a child who uses, experiences problems, or has a substance use disorder.  When a … Episode 76: A Guide to the Addicted Child (featuring Richard Capriola) Read More »

 Episode 75: How’s Your Drinking During the Pandemic? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:46

Are you drinking more or less alcohol since the pandemic?  A recent study shows that nearly 1 in 5 Americans report “heavy drinking” and using alcohol to cope with pandemic stress.  What happens when you use alcohol to deal with … Episode 75: How’s Your Drinking During the Pandemic? Read More »

 Episode 74: Recovery Month 2021 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:01

It is September and we are talking about Recovery Month 2021.  This year’s theme is “recovery is for EVERYONE: every person, every family, every community.”  What does that mean?  How do we accomplish this?  Recovery comes in many ways and … Episode 74: Recovery Month 2021 Read More »

 Episode 73: Roasting Recovery (featuring Wagon Coffee) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:07

Wagons are coming back and this time around they are bringing coffee roasters with them!  Coffee is no stranger to addiction and recovery.  Listen to the story of Wagon Coffee and learn about their mission to help support women in … Episode 73: Roasting Recovery (featuring Wagon Coffee) Read More »

 Episode 72: Running to Recovery (featuring Catra Corbett) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:50

Addiction is often about running away from something.  Using becomes a way to numb, avoid, and escape.  In recovery, we talk about needing to face those and stop running.  Catra Corbett is an ultra runner who is known as Dirt … Episode 72: Running to Recovery (featuring Catra Corbett) Read More »

 Episode 71: Wounds & Healing from Betrayal (featuring Dr. Debi Silber) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:25

Dr. Debi Silber talks about betrayal as a “life altering moment.”  Most people impacted by someone’s addiction can relate to the feeling of being betrayed.  Are we noticing it in other areas of life that are also impacted?  Do we … Episode 71: Wounds & Healing from Betrayal (featuring Dr. Debi Silber) Read More »

 Episode 70: Designing a Meaningful Life (featuring Kylie Butler) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:33

Life in recovery comes in many shapes, forms, methods, paths, and journeys. Kylie Butler joins this episode to share her message about designing a meaningful that is built on living with intention. Her career includes being a recovery and career … Episode 70: Designing a Meaningful Life (featuring Kylie Butler) Read More »

 Episode 69: Does Using Make You an Expert? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:05

What makes you an expert about alcohol, drugs, gambling, pornography, addiction, or even recovery?  What is your experience with these issues?  Some people look at being a “user” as having the most experience.  The person who is using lives it; … Episode 69: Does Using Make You an Expert? Read More »

 Episode 68: Starting from Scratch or Experience? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:27

Many experiences in life can give the feeling of defeat of starting all over again.  The world of addiction and recovery knows this all too familiar position of starting all over again after slips, lapses, and relapses in their recovery.  … Episode 68: Starting from Scratch or Experience? Read More »

 Episode 67: Sobriety is FUN (featuring Chelsie Cahoon) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:25

Most people think sobriety comes after addiction and on the way towards recovery.  What is often overlooked are individuals who decide to never drink or drug to begin with.  Chelsie Cahoon, founder of Music is the Drug, shares her story … Episode 67: Sobriety is FUN (featuring Chelsie Cahoon) Read More »

 Episode 66: Having a Waffle (featuring Taylor James) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:51

Having conversations about mental health can be difficult.  Issues around mental health can be challenging and the stigmas surrounded by it can lead to embarrassment and shame about what someone goes through with mental health.  What if there was a … Episode 66: Having a Waffle (featuring Taylor James) Read More »

 Episode 65: Life AFTER Treatment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:59

Getting access to treatment can be challenging.  Going through treatment can be difficult.  The challenges and difficulties are worth it in order to get professional help in order to live a life in recovery.  Sometimes sooner rather than later, the … Episode 65: Life AFTER Treatment Read More »

 Episode 64: Hollywood Tales of Sex & Love Addiction (featuring Brianne Davis) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:28

What can you learn about sex and love addiction from a Hollywood actress?  Brianne Davis, author of “Secret Life of a Hollywood Sex & Love Addict: A Novel” shares about her story and book. She talks about what sex and … Episode 64: Hollywood Tales of Sex & Love Addiction (featuring Brianne Davis) Read More »

 Episode 63: Making Recovery the TOP Priority | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:11

Addiction takes over as the most important thing in life as everything else fights for a distant second.  When someone gets sober they focus on making recovery the top priority.  What happens to other areas of life that have been … Episode 63: Making Recovery the TOP Priority Read More »

 Episode 62: Resentments are Relationship Killers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:51

Resentments will plague and poison relationships in our lives.  The outcomes are often full of hurt, pain, disconnection, shame, and engaging in substance use and other behaviors.  We need to learn how to recognize the hurt we feel early on … Episode 62: Resentments are Relationship Killers Read More »

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