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The Role of the Family in Interventions

The Role of the Family in Interventions

October 29, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Tom Burruel to Friends in Recovery. Tom does work as an interventionist.

 Other topics include:

  • Mike talks about his experience doing his first solo intervention
  • Tom is a cofounder at Intervention 180
  • Intervention is a way of raising the bottom
  • Intervention 180 has a website at intervention180.org
  • Intervention is a process
  • A big part of intervention is helping the family
  • Parent of addicts can often be enablers and they need support and education too
  • How do people get the impression that treatment doesn’t work?
  • Intervention 180 also does case management and monitoring
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net

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.

The Bridge Club

The Bridge Club

October 22, 2019

Mike is solo today and he welcomes Bob Cox to Friends in Recovery. Bob talks about a new venture he is undertaking.

Ed and Bob cover a variety of topics including:

  • Bob credits Genesis House with saving his life
  • He shares some of his story
  • Bob recounts a story about a visit to the EDI (Easy Does It) club and how it inspired him
  • Bob established the Bridge Club of Greater Lowell based on his experience with EDI and the lack of such facilities in Massachusetts
  • He describes the facility and the services they plan to offer
  • Bob talks about the logo design contest to come up with a logo for The Bridge Club
  • The bridge club is partnering with public and private agencies
  • Mike and Bob discuss the opioid epidemic
  • The website is at bridgeclubofgreaterlowell.com where you can connect to the GoFundMe page
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net

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.

Take Center Stage in Your Own Life

Take Center Stage in Your Own Life

October 15, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Desiree Arney to Friends in Recovery. Desiree is a public speaker, author, director of life and certified family recovery specialist.

Ed, Mike and Desiree cover a variety of topics including:

  • Desiree was a character educator from 2004-2014
  • She has always had a passion to help individuals
  • Desiree is the author of Bound by Love Anchored in Truth
  • Her book is available on Amazon.com
  • Desiree talks about being the Tea Lady
  • What is Desiree up to today?
  • Desiree talks about the books she’s written
  • The panel discusses bullying
  • Contact Desiree at 609-509-2587 or desiree@onlyoneyou.org
  • Her website is at desireearney.com
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net

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.

Genesis House - Helping Families Heal from Addiction

Genesis House - Helping Families Heal from Addiction

October 8, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Steve Adams to Friends in Recovery. Steve is the Clinical Director at Genesis House.

Ed, Mike and Steve cover a variety of topics including:

  • Steve is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addiction Professional
  • He’s been with Genesis House for over 12 years
  • Steve talks about his recovery journey
  • He’s originally from the southern part of Virginia
  • How does Steve deal with reluctant family members?
  • They discuss Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Steve talks about a typical day at Genesis House is like for a client
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net

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.

The Root Cause of Anxiety

The Root Cause of Anxiety

October 1, 2019

Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr welcome Dr. Stephen Van Schoyck a clinical psychologist and author. Dr. Steve talks about anxiety.

Ed, Mike and Dr. Steve cover a variety of topics including:

  • Steve is a Clinical Psychologist with over 34 years in private practice
  • He is the author of “Letting Go of Anger; How to Get Your Emotions Under Control”
  • The book is available on Amazon.com
  • The panel discusses the problems associated with anxiety
  • Can people be addicted to food or sex?
  • Anxiety is a signal of deeper emotions
  • Dr Steve also wrote a book on obesity
  • Dr Steve can be contacted at 215-504-2155 or info@drvanschoyck.com
  • You can find more information at www.drvanschoyck.com
  • Mike Miles can be reached at 978 459-4884
  • The number for Genesis House is 1 800-737-0933
  • To get on the email list, send a message to skylern@genesishouse.net

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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