Friends In Recovery - Addiction Recovery Podcast
Responding to First Responders

Responding to First Responders

August 27, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Matt Petlock to Friends in Recovery. Matt works with veterans and first responders.

They cover a lot of topics including:

  • Matt started the first badge meeting in the state of New Hampshire which is a weekly peer support meeting
  • He is the outreach coordinator at Veteran and First Responder Health Care
  • Matt is a police officer and talks with Mike about the problems facing first responders
  • There is a lot of stress associated with fitness evaluations
  • Does the media only focus on negative stories about police officers?
  • Matt shares a story about getting attacked on the job
  • Mike counters with a story about a bat
  • What is the Critical Incident Stress Debrief Team?
  • Veteran and First Responder Healthcare has a website at vfrhealthcare.com
  • Matt can be reached by email at mpetlock@vfrhealthcare.com
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 746-1717
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • Genesis has a website at genesishouse.net
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884

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.

Parenting Through Addiction

Parenting Through Addiction

August 20, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Virginia Mills to Friends in Recovery. Ginny operates Full Life Counseling in Winston-Salem, NC and co-owns parentingthroughaddiction.com.

  • Ginny has been in the field for over 25 years
  • When children have substance abuse problems, parents need to learn how to step away
  • Mike finds that he has a higher success rate with clients who are on probation
  • Parents have to resist the urge to bail their children out of every legal situation
  • Ginny believes that sometimes parents need to ask their children leave the home
  • Addicted children usually find a place to stay
  • Parents need to understand what is driving their children’s manipulative behavior
  • When children enter treatment, the parents need to view that as a vacation
  • Ginny talks about Parenting Through Addiction and how it helps parents
  • What about parents who have their own problems with addiction?
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 746-1717
  • Ginny’s email address is ginny@parentingthroughaddiction.com or ginny@full-life-counseling.com
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • Full Life Counseling can be reached at 336-923-7426
  • The website for Full Life Counseling can be found at full-life-counseling.com

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.

Young People in Recovery and Process Addiction

Young People in Recovery and Process Addiction

August 13, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Kristin Wilson to Friends in Recovery. Kristin is the VP of Clinical Outreach at Newport Academy. They talk about holistic care and process addiction.

 Other topics include:

  • Kristin has been working in the treatment field since 1997
  • She is passionate about the integration of holistic care in treatment
  • Kristin is a certified yoga teacher
  • She originally wanted to be a doctor
  • Kristin is the mother of a teenage daughter
  • What drives people to get into the field of addiction recovery?
  • What warning signs should parents look for?
  • Kristen work with kids and young adults from ages 12-20
  • The panel talks about the challenges with kids, technology and communication
  • What is process addiction and how are they treated?
  • Do they treat process addiction at Newport Academy?
  • 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
  • Kristin’s phone number is 856-912-5217
  • Reach Kristin by email at kwilson@newportacademy.com

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.

Life’s Natural High

Life’s Natural High

August 6, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Duncan McEwen to Friends in Recovery. Dr. McEwan works at Wellness First Psychiatric Associates in Durham, NC.

 Other topics include:

  • Duncan McEwan is board certified in Psychiatry and certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • He has been working in the field for over 20 years and specializes in treating mood disorders, ADD, and substance abuse
  • McEwan talks about dual diagnosis and what it is
  • Mike asks Dr. McEwan about the issues people have with getting time with a psychiatrist
  • How does he go about the assessment process?
  • He believes in getting addicted to life
  • Getting clean is a pleasure-seeking enterprise
  • Lasting recovery is achieved by those who discover life’s natural highs
  • 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
  • To make an appointment at Wellness First Psychiatric Associates, call (919) 810-3536
  • The website can be found as wfpanc.com

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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