Friends In Recovery - Addiction Recovery Podcast
Breaking the Fear of Recovery

Breaking the Fear of Recovery

July 31, 2018

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr are joined by Richie Lombardi to discuss fear and recovery. Today’s topics include:

  • Breaking down the wall of fear
  • Biggest excuses are family and work
  • Let someone else do the thinking for you
  • Once you break through the fear, you can begin to make progress
  • External negativity can build the fear
  • Fear that everyone will know you’re an addict
  • What do I tell my employer?
  • Employers don’t want to lose good employees

If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United Podcast Network and is brought you by Genesis House.

Circle of Addiction

Circle of Addiction

July 24, 2018

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Joe Rizzuti ( jrizzuti@massfop.org ) and Tom Greenhalgh, ( tgreenhalgh@npssinc.org ) to talk about cops helping cops. In the second segment, they are joined by Pierce VanDunk( pvandunk@sdm.state.ma.us ) who is a chaplain at the Middlesex House of Correction. We also have a Syncere Moment with Shanti Syncere Slade. Today’s topics include:

  • Officer in Weymouth killed in the line of duty
  • Public safety suicide rate
  • Greater Lowell Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team
  • MA was one of the leaders in establishing programs for stress management
  • Discussion of MA State Peer Support Network
  • Families also have access to the program
  • Five year window after retirement
  • Suicide ideation
  • Badge meetings

If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United Podcast Network and is brought you by Genesis House.

Yoga and Recovery

Yoga and Recovery

July 17, 2018

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr, talk to Stephanie Dodge about yoga and recovery. We also have a Syncere Moment with Shanti Syncere Slade. Today’s topics include:

  • Genesis House has incorporated yoga for a long time
  • Yoga creates space in the body
  • Yoga calms the body and brings peace
  • Yoga helps with introspection
  • There are many different styles of yoga
  • The body needs to be strong first
  • Yoga is for everybody
  • Connection of yoga to meditation
  • Learning how to focus
  • Yoga predates Jesus
  • Do good, be good and seek good

If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United Podcast Network and is brought you by Genesis House.

Step 5 in Recovery

Step 5 in Recovery

July 10, 2018

Mike Miles and The Step Guy Richie Lombardi discuss Step 5 in Recovery:  Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

We also have a Syncere Moment with Shanti Syncere Slade. Today’s topics include:

  • We’re only as sick as our secrets
  • Step 5 is cathartic
  • Tremendous sense of relief from Step 5
  • Living in denial
  • The truth will set you free
  • There’s good in all of us – even the worst of us
  • Attitude of gratitude
  • Addressing the wreckage of the past
  • Relearning trust

If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United Podcast Network and is brought you by Genesis House.

Sober Home Sweet Home

Sober Home Sweet Home

July 3, 2018

Mike Miles and Richie Lombardi talk to Mike Lee about Carl’s Place in Lowell. This sober house can be reached at 978 328-4051. Mike Lee discusses all the challenges in getting Carl’s Place up and running. In the second segment, Mike and Richie talk to Tae Kang about a fundraiser to stop veteran suicide.

We also have a Syncere Moment with Shanti Syncere Slade. Today’s topics include:

  • Carl’s Place in Lowell is a sober house
  • First you need to take care of yourself, before you can help others
  • You are who you hang with
  • Difficulties in finding treatment options – not enough beds
  • PTSD and veteran suicide
  • They discuss Tae’s fundraiser to benefit Stop Soldier Suicide
  • 22 veterans commit suicide daily

If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United Podcast Network and is brought you by Genesis House.

 

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