Pioneering Neuropsychiatric Care with Steven Airhart

For today’s show, I’m happy to welcome Steven Airhart, CEO of Hartgrove Behavioral Health System in Chicago.

Bridging the Gap Between Treatment and the Community with Scott Silverman

When he saw the great need in his community, Scott Silverman founded a non-profit that helps disrupt the cycle of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their own path to self-sufficiency.

The Right Way to Help an Addict in Your Family with Arden O’Connor

How can families of addicts avoid codependent and enabling behavior?

Finally Understanding Alcoholism

In Episode 73 of Far From Finished, Colin talks about what he is grateful for in recovery. His recovery has been a mixture of meetings, therapy and delving into his childhood. He considers his gift of writing to have been the most instrumental.

Overcoming Your Fears with Veronica

In Episode 72 of Far From Finished Veronica talks about the skills that she learned during her emotional arrangement and spiritual awakening in recovery. She’s learned how to appropriately deal with her feelings which are skills she didn’t have before. Veronica is now balanced.

The Way Out Podcast Episode 73 – Christopher Lee Falck Part One

Christopher’s life was nearly over before it really even began. He suffered a traumatic accident while riding on the back of a Harley with his alcoholic father, whom would nearly end up killing his mother in another drunken accident a few short months later.

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 5 – Everyday Ways We Can Help

The opioid crisis affects everyone. We all need to work together to end it. In this episode, we discuss advice for how to help and reasons to hold onto hope in the midst of this epidemic.

Sara Talks Codependency

In Episode 71 of Far From Finished Sara talks about how meditation has helped her achieve a better state of mind in recovery. Through meditation she’s been able to flush out both her angry and obsessive thoughts.

One Year – No Beer with Andy Ramage

Can you quit drinking in today’s culture?

The Way Out Podcast Episode 72 – Bottoms Up: Letting Go of the Idea of Hitting Bottom with Laura L.

Laura’s story provides instructive insight into hitting a bottom in recovery. With over 4 years of continuous sobriety; Laura shares how she not only recovered from alcoholism, but also from the trauma of being an adult child of an alcoholic.

Tackling Dissociative Identity Disorder with Herschel Walker

For today’s show, I’m excited to bring you a conversation with Heisman trophy winner Herschel Walker about overcoming mental illness.

Spotlighting Addiction from the Stage with Caty Davis and Emily McLeod

Today I’m joined by two special guests who use their unique platforms to bring attention to both the gravity of the addiction crisis and the profound hope of recovery.

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 4 – The Addict’s Perspective

Stephanie has spent years of her life struggling with heroin addiction. She overdosed seven times. It’s easy to say she has experienced the current opioid epidemic firsthand. Stephanie describes her struggle, how she overcame it, and what gives her hope for the future of this crisis.

Social Anxiety, Self-Image, and Addiction with Sasha Tozzi

What Happens When You Get Sober And You’re Still A Mess?

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 3 – The Doctor’s Perspective

Over-prescribing practices have fed directly into this crisis. Many addicted individuals started with opioid medications like Vicodin. Dr. Stephen Grinstead, a doctor specializing in alternative pain management, describes the medical history behind the epidemic and what doctors are doing now to help.

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 2 – The Law Enforcement Perspective

How has the opioid crisis affected law enforcement and emergency responders? What is being done to keep addicts safe from bad treatment centers? I talked with Detective Nicole Lucas to find out.

The Way Out Podcast Episode 71 – Amber Murphy Part Two

Amber had enough. Bedeviled by the throws of addiction, she shares how divine intervention compelled her to do something she would have never imagined – attend a local recovery meeting. Amber describes how one meeting was the beginning of a profound spiritual awakening, and continues to be a guiding force in Amber’s twelve years of continuous sobriety.

The Dive Bar with Bonnie Pelletier Donahue

One woman’s story of owning a dive bar and still crushing it in recovery!

The Opioid Overdose Epidemic Ep 1 – My First (And Last) Time Taking Percocet

To kick off our new series, Lollie describes her own situation that many can relate to –  when drug experimentation turns into overdose. Lollie talks about her first and last time taking Percocet.

The Way Out Podcast Episode 70 – Amber Murphy Part One

Author of “Can’t Keep a Sober Girl Down” and active member of her recovery community, Amber shares what her early life was like. She discusses how addiction and alcoholism gripped her family life before the disease took aim at her own life.