Friends In Recovery - Addiction Recovery Podcast
Wellness and Recovery

Wellness and Recovery

July 30, 2019

Mike Miles is unavailable today, so Ed Chionchio Sr welcomes Jeff Zeizel. They cover a variety of topics related to wellness and recovery.

 Other topics include:

  • Jeff talks about the other aspects of recovery beyond attending meetings
  • Self-medication can lead to addiction
  • People also need to address things that are making them unhappy
  • People need to own their own recovery
  • Ed talks about running as part of his recovery
  • You need to be willing to explore what works best for you
  • Jeff talks about what dopamine does to the body
  • Who’s a faster runner – Jeff or Ed?
  • Wellness goes beyond exercise – it also involves being part of a social group.
  • Human beings are not solitary creatures
  • You need to have the 4 f’s - friends, family, fitness and faith
  • 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
  • Jeff Zeizel can be reached at 617 733-2842

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 2

Alumni Giving Back Series Part 2

July 23, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Skyler Noon to Friends in Recovery. Skyler is an alumna of Genesis House and now works there as the Alumni Coordinator.

 Other topics include:

  • Skyler is an addict who went to Genesis House in 2008
  • Skyler talks about the issues she had with insurance and how Genesis House helped
  • She talks about why Genesis House worked for her
  • No matter how long you’ve been in recovery, sobriety is a big deal
  • Skyler shares the story of her recovery
  • She talks about her progress in the recovery community and what she does as the Alumni Coordinator for Genesis House
  • Skyler expanded the Alumni events to family members as well
  • Skyler details the plans for expanding alumni events to other states
  • Those interested in alumni events can call Skyler at 856-397-7647 or send an email to her
  • 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.

Getting Well in the Entertainment Industry

Getting Well in the Entertainment Industry

July 16, 2019

Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr and Mike Wilson welcome Jacob. Jacob shares the story of his recovery.

 Other topics include:

  • Jacob joins the show from Florida to share his story of recovery
  • Jacob started early as a professional actor
  • Jacob talks about addiction in the entertainment industry
  • What led Jacob to recovery?
  • What does Jacob do to maintain sobriety?
  • The panel talks about searching for daily gratitude
  • Jacob started a company and works as a building contractor
  • Jacob talks about how he approached meetings early in his recovery
  • 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.

Loving Lions:  A Guide for Families Struggling with Addiction

Loving Lions: A Guide for Families Struggling with Addiction

July 9, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Mike Wilson. Mike is the founder of Baystate Recovery Services.

 Other topics include:

  • How did Mike get into recovery?
  • Mike Wilson talks about his Renewed Hope Project
  • Addiction is a family disease
  • Mike Wilson enjoys working with the families of addicts
  • The panel discusses the important aspects of interventions
  • What can families do to help loved ones?
  • Baystate Recovery Services will do a free consultation
  • Mike Wilson gives some of the background on his book and what inspired him to write his book
  • The panel gives their points of view on relapse
  • Mike Wilson’s phone number is 800-270-2302
  • You can reach Mike Wilson by email at mw@baystaterecovery.com
  • The website for Bay State Recovery is at baystaterecovery.com
  • Mike Wilson’s book Loving Lions is available on Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and lovinglions.com
  • Mike’s podcasts are Collateral Damage and The Other Stuff. They can be found of Apple Podcast or wherever you listen.
  • 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.

Keeping It Real

Keeping It Real

July 2, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Tim Roberto. Tim works with Ed Chiochio at Genesis House and is in recovery.

 Other topics include:

  • How did Tim get into recovery?
  • Tim’s dad was a well-known doctor in Manhattan
  • Tim details his path to addiction starting at age 11
  • He moved from marijuana to cocaine
  • Drugs help mask the fears, doubts and insecurities
  • Tim was homeless at age 44
  • Tim got into recovery when his pain outgrew his fear
  • Tim talks about how he’s involved with recovery today
  • Tim’s phone number is 561-876-8637
  • You can reach Tim by email at timrobertoaddictioncounselor@gmail.com
  • 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.

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