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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 55: Thoughts on CBD | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:10

“What are your thoughts on CBD?”  This is a question being asked more frequently among patients, clients, peers, family, and even professionals.  CBD popularity has boomed in the last few years and questions about it are becoming increasingly common in … Episode 55: Thoughts on CBD Read More »

 Episode 54: Understanding Guilt & Shame (featuring Dr. Daniel Green) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:17

Addiction and shame often go hand in hand and the impact on the individual and others can be devastating.  Many individuals struggle with addressing the guilt and over their actions and how they view themselves because of their addiction. Addressing … Episode 54: Understanding Guilt & Shame (featuring Dr. Daniel Green) Read More »

 Episode 53: Some Can and Some Can’t. Some Do and Some Don’t. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:25

In working with substance use disorders the population is often filled with those who are in the chaos of their addiction and those who are working to maintain their sobriety.  But, what about people who casually or socially use?  What … Episode 53: Some Can and Some Can’t. Some Do and Some Don’t. Read More »

 Episode 52: Ambitious in Recovery (featuring Terra Carbert) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:19

Do you believe you have ambition in your recovery? Terra Carbert, the founder of Ambitious Addicts, joins this episode to share her story and talk about the importance of ambition in recovery. Listen as we talk about her story with … Episode 52: Ambitious in Recovery (featuring Terra Carbert) Read More »

 Episode 51: What is (California) Sober? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:27

Demi Lovato identified being “California Sober” in her newly released documentary called “Dancing With the Devil.”  Since then, the talk about it has been growing and has people asking what it is.  But, Demi is not the only person to … Episode 51: What is (California) Sober? Read More »

 Episode 50: No Book, No Podcast | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:59

Talking Addiction & Recovery is recognizing it’s 50th Episode by discussing where it all started.  The podcast is the follow-up from the book “Addiction & Recovery.”  What is the connection between the book and podcast?  Listen to the client story … Episode 50: No Book, No Podcast Read More »

 Episode 49: Let’s Talk About Gambling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:22

Problem gambling continues to impact the lives of many people and those who love and help them.  For far too long gambling continues to remain under the radar in comparison to other issues talked about in addiction and recovery.  Why … Episode 49: Let’s Talk About Gambling Read More »

 Episode 48: Sharing Our Story to Helping Others (featuring Your Choice to Live, Inc.) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:03

When it comes to addiction and recovery the story often focuses on the individual who is struggling.  How often do we hear about the stories of the lives that have been impacted by someone else’s alcohol and drug use?  What … Episode 48: Sharing Our Story to Helping Others (featuring Your Choice to Live, Inc.) Read More »

 Episode 47: Robinhood, Reddit and GameStop – Is the Stock Market Gambling? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:23

On Monday, January 5th, 2021 Robinhood, Reddit and GameStop took Wall Street and media by storm.  The saga crossed multiple areas in relation to stocks, social media, and an American video game and gaming merchandise retailer.  With March being Problem … Episode 47: Robinhood, Reddit and GameStop – Is the Stock Market Gambling? Read More »

 Episode 46: Living Porn Free (featuring Timothy Reigle) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:26

Pornography use is widespread.  Is it an addiction?  Is it the same as other behaviors like substance or gambling?  Author Timothy Reigle joins the podcast to talk about his book “Living Porn Free” and explores issues related to both pornography … Episode 46: Living Porn Free (featuring Timothy Reigle) Read More »

 Episode 45: Missing Piece in the Puzzle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:26

Is recovery all about stopping alcohol and drug use?  What happens when you stop using alcohol and drugs?  For people with a substance use disorder or engaging in addictive behaviors there is a void left over creating a feeling of … Episode 45: Missing Piece in the Puzzle Read More »

 Episode 44: The Problems with Rock Bottom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:17

“Rock Bottom” is a popular phrase amongst those in addiction and recovery.  We hear it often when people hit a point so low in their life it seems as if change is the only option left.  People believe things can’t … Episode 44: The Problems with Rock Bottom Read More »

 Episode 43: The Cage is Open (featuring Kevin MacNevin Clark) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:10

Kevin MacNevin Clark joins this episode to talk about his work in the behavioral health field, his own journey of sobriety and entering recovery, and explore his book “The New Prophet.”  Listen as we talk about the powerful impact and … Episode 43: The Cage is Open (featuring Kevin MacNevin Clark) Read More »

 Episode 42: Two Wolves and a Snake | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:50

What can the stories of two wolves and the snakes in our lives tell us about addiction and recovery?  Listen to these two popular parables and how they are applied to alcohol and drugs.  Wolves are going to eat and … Episode 42: Two Wolves and a Snake Read More »

 Episode 41: Shining Light on Mental Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:03

Bigger Than the Trail is an organization that uses trail running as a platform to advocate for mental health. Tommy Byrne is the founder of BTTT and joins this episode to share his story, the turning point of creating the … Episode 41: Shining Light on Mental Health Read More »

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