Friends In Recovery - Addiction Recovery Podcast
Drug Court Success Story

Drug Court Success Story

June 25, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Tim Alexander. Tim shares his story and talks a little bit about what he’s doing today.

 Other topics include:

  • Tim talks about the stigma still attached to recovery
  • He details the progression of his addiction
  • He talks about how he came to the realization that he needed to get sober
  • Tim talks about how he reached out for help
  • He talks about the pathways to his recovery
  • He works at CleanSlate Centers in Richmond, VA
  • Do some people choose jail over recovery?
  • Tim’s email is talexander@cleanslatecenters.com
  • His phone number is 804-246-9814
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 746-1717
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933

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.

 

Alumni Giving Back Series Part 1

Alumni Giving Back Series Part 1

June 18, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Jeff Zeizel back to the podcast. In addition, Bob Cox is joining in the discussion to talk about his recovery.

 Other topics include:

  • Ed talks about a meeting he recently attended
  • The panel talks about the trends in those seeking recovery
  • Jeff shares some statistics on the number of opioid deaths.
  • Bob shares his story of how he got to the point where he entered recovery
  • Bob talks about his experience at Genesis House
  • Recovery is a journey, not a destination
  • Contributing and helping others helps to maintain sobriety
  • What is Bob doing to continue his recovery
  • Bob talks about the Easy Does It (EDI) club
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 746-1717
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933

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.

Time and Recovery

Time and Recovery

June 11, 2019

Mike Miles is solo today. He discusses the concept of time. What does it mean in the context of recovery.

 Other topics include:

  • Mike discusses the early days of his recovery and how he got to the decision
  • Mike went to Seminal Point and spent 31 days there
  • What tools are available for the recovering person?
  • Addiction can cause a lot of financial problems
  • Is there a difference between opioid addiction and alcohol addiction?
  • Do I need to be in a 12-step program in order to recover?
  • Mike talks about his past problems with panic attacks
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 746-1717
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933

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.

Maintaining Recovery

Maintaining Recovery

June 4, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr discuss different challenges facing people who want to go into recovery. They give some insight on getting past making excuses.

 Other topics include:

  • What strategies work for maintaining sobriety?
  • 90 days is a good timetable to restructure your life for sobriety
  • Once you leave rehab, you need to be able to maintain your sobriety
  • Rehab and detox are the foundation for maintaining your sobriety
  • AA meetings are very helpful in maintaining sobriety
  • The 12 steps provide a framework for continued recovery
  • Addiction is a 3-fold disease – physical, spiritual and mental
  • How can I cope with anxiety in recovery?
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • Mike’s cell phone is 978 746-1717

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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