Episodes

Jan. 21, 2021

See Door, Open Door

In this episode, Marc shines the lantern on Megan Maxwell, a self-described "Former Suburban Soccer Mom" alcoholic in long-term r…

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Dec. 3, 2020

Blowing on the Embers (From the 'Gettysburg of Modern Recovery')

Legendary broadcaster, ‘Rock and Recovery’ host, and long-time Summit veteran Garrett Hart sits on the other side of the micropho…

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Nov. 25, 2020

Less Can Be Enough

While he may be alone for this Holiday, Marc shares a recipe for being appreciative and grateful during this singular Thanksgivin…

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Nov. 19, 2020

Running On Self-Will

It’s easier to blow 15k on drugs and alcohol than you might think. ITAL founder David Smeltz shares his journey from the darkness…

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Nov. 12, 2020

The Corrosive Rust of Resentment

A challenging childhood. A disruptive marriage.  And a peeling-away of self-worth.  For musician Stephanie Kranik, all of these l…

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Nov. 5, 2020

Mental Health Is Now My Full-Time Job

Documentary photographer, mall-historian, Instagram prophet, and native Akron, Ohio-music fan Jessica Anshutz joins Marc on the p…

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Oct. 29, 2020

Find the Bad-Asses

This time, no guest. "Recovery Talks: The Podcast" host Marc Lee Shannon flies solo. It's authentic, raw, and unembellished. We g…

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Oct. 22, 2020

Iron Sharpens Iron

Tommy Vext, front-man for the platinum-selling band Bad Wolves, joins Marc to talk about hit records, broken families, violent ch…

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Oct. 15, 2020

This...Is Your Daddy Now!

This episode of Recovery Talks features Chrissy Strong... songwriter, singer, single mom, and survivor in long-term sobriety. She…

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Oct. 8, 2020

I Stumble Into Everything

Seasoned touring- guitarist for the stars, Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett, Roger Daltrey, Ian Hunter and more), talks with Marc Lee Shanno…

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Oct. 2, 2020

This is Bigger Than Me...I Need Help!

Listen in as Marc talks with Cheryl McMillan, a skilled facilitator, narrative Enneagram teacher, and professional. A trauma surv…

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Sept. 24, 2020

Mom, I'm a Heroin Addict!

Performing musician Matt Vance talks to Marc about the various stages of his addiction and his recovery.  Matt discusses his earl…

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Sept. 16, 2020

The Issues Live In the Tissues

In this episode, Marc talks with Karin French, a former ‘corporate warrior’-turned Yoga instructor, who walks us through her jour…

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Aug. 26, 2020

'Stay Standing, Stay Sober, and Steady On: Prologue'

In this first episode, host Marc Lee Shannon zeroes in on the purpose of 'Recovery Talks: The Podcast'.  He shares his vision for…

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