Latest Episodes

Spread Hope Like Fire – Kimber Lee Walker Interview

This week, we got a chance to sit down with our great friend Kimber Lee Walker, where we discussed her efforts with a program she started called “Spread Hope Like Fire”.  This great service aims to serve communities by providing addiction and mental health recovery peer supports. Listen to hear how you too can join the #HopeTribe!

Choice in Recovery – Irina Bogomolova Interview

This week, we got a chance to sit down with our great friend Irina Bogomolova, where we discussed her efforts with a program she started called “Choice in Recovery”.  This great public service is working hard to unite the many pathways to recovery and provide options for people struggling with substance use disorder. Listen to hear how this can help make a difference in your community.

Tom Coderre’s Time with SAMHSA

This week, it was an honor for us to sit down with Tom Coderre, where we discussed his time as the recent Chief of Staff at Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Tom passionately shares his story of recovery with us and gives us a little insight on what the next phase of his journey looks like.

Gary Mendell Interview, CEO of Shatterproof

This week, it was an honor for us to sit down with Gary Mendell, CEO of Shatterproof and Nadine Machkovech, Program Manager of Rise Together.  We spoke to Gary and discussed his part in helping to create an amazing cause called Shatterproof; a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation that addiction causes families. In this episode, you will also get the opportunity to hear Gary’s story & how he lost his son, Brian, to addiction and the promise Gary has made to help spare others from the same tragedy.

Greg Williams Interview, Co-founder of Facing Addiction

This week, it was an honor for us to sit down with Greg Williams, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President of Facing Addiction and Nadine Machkovech, Program Manager of Rise Together.

Family Speaks Out After Losing Their Son to Addiction

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio E10 – Family Speaks Out After Losing Their Son to Addiction

Our Interview With US Senator Tammy Baldwin

Discussing Senator Baldwin’s VA Reform – Addressing the Opioid Crisis & Pain Care for Veterans.

1 in 7 in U.S. Will Face Addiction – Michael King Interview – Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs & Health.

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e8 – 1 in 7 in U.S. Will Face Addiction – Michael King Interview – Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs & Health.

Waiting Until 21 Reduces Your Risk of Addiction by 90% – Cam Brieden Tells What Parents Need to Know

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e7 – Waiting Until 21 Reduces Your Risk of Addiction by 90% – Cam Brieden Tells What Parents Need to Know

Huffington Post Contributor Ryan Hampton on Why America Needs to Continue to Rise Together

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e6 – Ryan Hampton, Huffington Post Contributor, tells us why America needs to continue to rise together.

‘Just Say No’ Was Just a Slogan – Mario Diurno Tells Us About an Effective Alternative to the “War on Drugs”

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e5 – ‘Just Say No’ Was Just a Slogan – Mario Diurno Tells Us About an Effective Alternative to the “War on Drugs”

Mother Shares How She Lost Her Daughter, Megan, to a Heroin Overdose

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e4 – Mother, Bev Kelley-Miller, Shares How She Lost Her Daughter, Megan, to a Heroin Overdose & Why Her Story Isn’t Over.

National Recovery Advocate, Nadine Machkovech, Encourages Our Community to Stand Up and Speak Out

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e3 – In this episode we speak with national recovery advocate, Nadine Machkovech, who is encouraging the community to stand up and speak out to help save the lives of our youth.

Sexual Assault, Addiction, Prison, and Redemption

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio e2 – Sexual Assault, Addiction, Prison, and Redemption: Douglas Darby Tells His Story to Help Save Lives

I Am Losing My Father To Addiction and I Need Your Help

This is the kickoff of Rise & Grind Recovery Radio with Anthony Alvarado; leading recovery advocate & national speaker.