Alcohol & Pop Culture, Episode 3

Can your favorite music brainwash you into drinking? We look deeper into the many ways that our everyday world is shaping our drinking habits. From TV and movies to sports and social media, you’ll be surprised how many things may be influencing how much you drink.

Good Samaritan Overdose Law: Robert Sprague, Ohio State Representative

Greg interviews Ohio State Representative Robert Sprague, 83rd House District. As chairman of the Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Representative Sprague brings an important perspective to the fight against the opioid epidemic: since taking office, he has sponsored or endorsed 14 pieces of opioid-related legislation.

Telling the Story of Sobriety with Shane Ramer

Today’s guest, Shane Ramer, is the creator of That Sober Guy, a podcast with over 150 episodes that focus on living a healthy, sober lifestyle.

Alcohol & Pop Culture, Episode 2

Why do people drink alcohol? Is being a weekend warrior as dangerous as being a regular heavy drinker? And what’s the deal with whiskey dick? Dr. Olivier George explains all the important things you need to know before you head out for a weekend binge.

Alcohol & Pop Culture, Episode 1

These days, we can find almost any reason to drink. But, what kind of consequences are our bodies suffering because of this culture of drinking? I sat down with Dr. Olivier George, a neuroscientist specializing in drugs and addiction, to find out.

Your Brain on Drugs – Can Your Brain Ever Truly Recover?

Can your brain ever fully recover after drug abuse or addiction? We’ve learned that drugs change your brain, but are these changes permanent? We circle back with Dr. Scott Salomone to discuss what addiction means for the brain and how you can heal.

Appreciating Life’s Worth

In Episode 57 of Far From Finished Stephanie talks about the significance her mother has had on her life and how she would not be here if it wasn’t for her. Stephanie is now 3,000 miles away from home and doing things on her own which is a huge step for the both of them.

Let’s Start Talking to Kids about Addiction: Tracy Plouck, Ohio MHAS

Tracy Plouck is the director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction (MHAS) Services and has been a member of Governor John Kasich’s Cabinet since January 2011. As director of MHAS, Tracy has been witness to the effects of the opioid epidemic statewide.

How Nick Learned From His Own Death

In Episode 56 of Far From Finished Nick talks about his early reservations with the 12-Steps. Changing his thinking and working with a sponsor Nick believes 12-step programs are here to make you a better person, and not drinking and not using drugs is just a small part of becoming a better person each day.

Empowering Women to Remake Their Lives with Linda Leathers

My guest today is Linda Leathers, CEO of The Next Door, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving women in crisis.

Dr. Tom Gilson, Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner

In this episode of the Cover2 Podcast, Greg interviews Dr. Tom Gilson, Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner. Dr. Gilson has worked as a medical examiner for 22 years, the last 5 in Cuyahoga County. In that short span of time, he has seen an opioid epidemic emerge in Northeast Ohio.

Rich Stimbra: How to Become a Recovery Comedian and the Worst Audition Tape he’s ever Received

In this episode Jamie talks with recovery comedy booker Rich Stimbra. This ep is very specific to aspiring comics or aspiring recovery comics. Putting on a comedy show. The elements to make a successful comedy show, etc.

Fixing Mistakes Made as a Father in Addiction

In Episode 55 of Far From Finished Chad talks about how sobriety has provided a closer connection with his children. During his addiction his daughter was afraid of him but today she puts her arm around him which brings him joy to his heart. Recovery and the fellowship rooms were able to give him the memories that he has with them today.

Attracting Patients Online in Their Time of Need with Brian Q. Davis

Today’s guest is Brian Q. Davis, Senior Vice President of the Scorpion healthcare marketing organization.

Changing the Way Society Views Mental Illness with Sam Webb

Today, I’m excited to bring you our first international guest, Sam Webb of Australia’s LIVIN.

The Science of Recovery with Cardwell Nuckols

My guest today is Dr. Cardwell Nuckols, an internationally recognized authority in the areas of behavioral medicine and addiction treatment.