Rise2Recovery with Tammy Reinshagen

Tammy Reinshagen lives in the Pacific Northwest with her partner and best friend of ten years. She has two amazing cats and spends everyday trying to be a caped crusader against the crazy. Mask and costume optional. She counts Brian Bailys among her close friends and was happy to join the Rise2Recovery podcast to share her story.

After Dreamland Pt. 1: Portsmouth’s Prolific Pill-Mill Past, Lisa Roberts

Greg interviews Lisa Roberts, a Health Department Nurse for the city of Portsmouth, Ohio. She’s been working as a Portsmouth nurse for the past 29 years.

Lost Kid, Mad Life: Part 2

In Part 2 of Episode 41, Chris talks about his experiences in sober living and the things that he has learned from the process — from opening up about things that he didn’t know about himself, to working with families to help illuminate issues within their dynamic.

Genetic Testing Reveals Overdose Threshold: Dr. Jeanette Moleski, Addiction Specialist

“We did the genetic testing and she was unable to metabolize oxycodone…So we switched her to just plain morphine at a much lower dose with fewer side effects. She’s doing remarkably well. [Genetic testing] was a game changer for this patient.”

Lost Kid, Mad Life: Part 1

In Part 1 of Episode 41, Chris talks about his traumatic and troublesome childhood, leading him to sell drugs to people and having them look up to him as he navigated from group to group. Starting with marijuana and then transitioning to prescription pills, Chris eventually became a heavy pill user who had easy access to it — stealing his mother’s OxyContin.

SHAIR 114: “Street Life Fragments” with Sam Herron, from millionaire to homeless drug addict.

Sam is about to publish his first book titled Street Life Fragments: Stories and Photographs from Homeless America. Sam Herron, a former millionaire whose personal tragedies, illness, and bad luck cast him into extreme poverty and homelessness. His firsthand experience of life on the streets at age of fifty forces Sam to confront the dark side of the American Dream at an age when recovery is improbable.

Sober Guy Radio Ep127 – Addicted to Video Games | Cam Adair

Cam and I became fast friends. His knowledge and passion for helping others with this unique but widespread issue of video game addiction shines through in this episode. We met and recorded at the Innovations In Recovery conference in San Diego, CA hosted by Foundations Recovery Network.

Stopping Substance Abuse via Random Drug Testing: Administrative Team, Lacey Schools

Greg interviews an administrative panel from Lacey Township School District, including Superintendent Craig Wigley, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Vanessa Clark, and District Supervisor William Zylinski. The Lacey School District has recently addressed a hot topic by conducting random drug testing in their high school. While the school has always been aware of drug testing, they haven’t done random drug testing until fairly recently.

I’m Learning To Win

In Episode 40, Jack talks about the importance of learning in recovery as that’s what it’s all about — learning and leaning on each other when we can’t be strong for ourselves.

SHAIR 113: “The Wisdom of 12-Step Spirituality” with Dr. Jane Galloway, Author of The Gateways.

Jane Galloway the author of  The Gateways: The Wisdom of 12-Step Spirituality joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast.  The Gateways are…A Gateway, a Bridge, an Opening into living the Spiritual Life that the Steps promise!

Compassion and Justice in Drug Court: Judge David T. Matia, Cuyahoga County Drug Court

In this episode of the Cover2 Resources Podcast, Greg McNeil, Founder and President, interviews Judge David T. Matia. Judge Matia presides over the Cuyahoga County Drug Court, the first of its kind in Cleveland. He has had a powerful role brokering justice and compassion in the lives of Cleveland’s drug addicts.

Sober Life Radio featuring Robert Veeder (Part 2)

Robert is back to talk about how he utilized his time in prison (8 1/2 years) following a fatal DWI accident in which 6 people were killed. Hear how he became a Zen practitioner, ran a marathon behind prison walls, got married and how this set the foundation for him living the sober life and becoming as substance abuse counselor.

Sober Guy Radio | Claudia Christian: How Women in Recovery Deal with Shame & Stigma

Claudia Christian is best known for her extensive work in the television and film industry. She played Commander Susan Ivanova on the science fiction television series Babylon 5.  She is also a leading advocate for addiction recovery and a strong supporter of The Sinclair Method.

When Kids Really Start Using Substances: Web and Mason, Hidden In Plain Sight

Marcie discusses how Marijuana and alcohol use at a young age can lead to substance abuse later in life. She gives the example of kids she’s worked with the Police Department Immersion Program who’ve struggled with Marijuana or alcohol at 15 or 16, struggling with opioids five or six years later.

SHAIR 112: “The Murphy Method” with Cory Murphy, from Heroin Addict to inspirational speaker.

Cory Murphy joins us today on The SHAIR Podcast.  Cory is an award-winning scholar and world traveler. He’s also a former heroin addict, who shares his story in hopes of inspiring others who have been affected by addiction.

Rise2Recovery with Gloria Englund, founder of Recovering U

Gloria Englund, founder of Recovering U, breaks new ground in the field of addiction recovery and support. As an ally of the recovery community, she honors all pathways of recovery. She is a psychotherapist, who holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Development. As a certified Recovery Coach, she works with individuals and families dealing with an addiction to alcohol, drugs, food, and relationships. Gloria has personal as well as professional knowledge of addiction and recovery; her oldest son, Aaron, died of a heroin overdose in 2007. As an accomplished public speaker, advocate and published author, Gloria brings a message of hope and recovery to others.

Recovery Unscripted #21: Demystifying Interventions with Brian O’Shea

Today’s guest is Brian O’Shea, experienced interventionist and sober coach.

Recovery Unscripted #12: Bringing Sex Addition Out of the Shadows with Jes Montgomery

My guest today is Dr. Jes Montgomery, an expert in treating addictive sexual behavior with nearly 30 years of experience focusing on the family and long-term aspects of recovery.

Recovery Unscripted #14: Making Data-Driven Decisions with Philip Hemphill

For this episode, I met with Dr. Philip Hemphill, the Chief Clinical Officer at Lakeview Health treatment center.