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Recovery Is Possible

8
Oct 2020

Episode 26 - Interview with Jesse Wysocki, COO of The McShin Foundation

In this episode I have a discussion with Jesse Wysocki of the The McShin Foundation. This foundation was featured in the documentary "Anonymous People" which was produces by Faces and Voices of Recovery.

1
Oct 2020

Episode 25 - Tom O’Connor Explains How FBI Agents Association Helps

Tom O'Connor from the FBI Agents Association discusses how they help employees and their families during difficult and often tragic times.

30
Sep 2020

Episode 24 - Interview with Pauline Kinsman-Recovery Dundee, Scotland

In this interview Pauline talks about the family side of heroin addiction. Pauline discusses the problems associated with heroin, and how the issue is being addressed by the National Health Service.

29
Sep 2020

Episode 23 - Interview with Lisa Taylor Ohio State Highway Patrol (Ret.)

In this episode we discuss the horrific injuries Lisa sustained in a motorcycle accident that ended her Law Enforcement career, and how Lisa was able turn the incident into something positive.

28
Sep 2020

Episode 22 - Interview with Eilidh from Recovery Dundee

In this episode we discuss heroin addiction with Eilidh and her experiences with the National Health Service (NHS). Eilidh describes the help that Recovery Dundee has provided her on her journey to recovery.

25
Sep 2020

Episode 21 - Part II Interview with Philip Rutherford-Faces and Voices of Recovery

In this episode we discuss the great work being done by Faces and Voices of Recovery.

21
Sep 2020

Episode 20 - Interview with Heidi Marshall-Leading At-Risk Employees

This is part one of a two part series where Heidi Marshall tells us her story and her work at the FBI Academy.

18
Sep 2020

Episode 19 - Interview with Philip Rutherford-Faces and Voices of Recovery

Today I discuss the work of Faces and Voices of Recovery with COO Philip Rutherford.

16
Sep 2020

Episode 18 - Sharon Webster Part II - Recovery Dundee

Today I do Part II of an interview with Sharon Webster of Recovery Dundee in Scotland. We discuss the great work they are doing for the people of Scotland, and how recovery needs to be embraced and promoted.

4
Sep 2020

Episode 17 - Interview with Sharon Webster of Recovery Dundee in Scotland

I interview Sharon Webster of Recovery Dundee. This community organization works to combat addiction in Scotland and is based in Dundee.

4
Sep 2020

Episode 16 - Interview with Cliff Richards from Valor Station, Augusta, GA

I interview Cliff Richards from Valor Station in Augusta, GA. Valor Station will be the first standalone treatment center devoted to our nation's first responders.

31
Aug 2020

Episode 15 - Change Your Thinking Change Your Behavior

I discuss how your thinking can get in the way of your progress. We need to think the way the winners do.

28
Aug 2020

Episode 14 - Interview with Mark DiBona from Blue H.E.L.P.

I interview retired Patrol Sergeant Mark DiBona. Mark discusses how he overcame two suicide attempts and is living a joyous and fulfilling life today.

27
Aug 2020

Episode 13 - Back To Basics

It seems we are forgetting about the basics of recovery in meetings. I discuss my observations and thoughts on why the basics are so important.

20
Aug 2020

Episode 12 - Quit Cold Turkey or Not

Many people ask whether it is a good idea to quit a substance Cold Turkey. In this episode I discuss my thoughts on this subject.

8
Aug 2020

Episode 11 - What Is a Bottom?

I get asked about what the meaning of a "bottom" is frequently. Here is an explanation of the term.

5
Aug 2020

Episode 10 - Addiction Stigma: Choice vs. Disease

Many people struggle with whether addiction is a choice or a disease. I address my thoughts on this subject.

1
Aug 2020

Episode 9 - Tips for the First Year of Sobriety

Discussion on tips for how to help yourself achieve the first year of sobriety.

29
Jul 2020

Episode 8 - Non-Alcoholic Beer Is for Non-Alcoholics

People in early recovery wonder if they can drink non-alcoholic beer. Here on my thoughts on that.

29
Jul 2020

Episode 7 - Staying Stopped Is the Key

Treatment helps alcoholics to safely stop drinking. Once stopped, alcoholics need to be engaged in a program and lifestyle that keeps them from starting up again.

27
Jul 2020

Episode 6 - The Alcohol Allergy

I discuss the term "allergy" when it comes to the alcoholic. What is its origin and what does it mean?

26
Jul 2020

Episode 5 - Structure

Structure is vital to success in early recovery.

25
Jul 2020

Episode 4 - Comparing In vs. Comparing Out

People often attend 12-Step meetings and try to rationalize how different they are from others rather than looking at how they suffer from the same disease.

24
Jul 2020

Episode 3 - The Five Year Cycle

I describe the five year cycle of recovery and how to anticipate the changes you will experience.

24
Jul 2020

Episode 2 - This Is not a High Speed Program

Recovery takes time, and you need to be patient. Progress rather than perfection, but the one thing you must do perfectly is to not take that first drink or drug.

23
Jul 2020

Episode 1 - The Role of Al-Anon in Helping Family Members Deal with Addiction

My first guest discusses how Al-Anon helped her cope with her husband's drinking.

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