Season 3

Dec. 28, 2021

Hurt People Hurt People

The ‘well of pain.’ For the person in long-term recovery, ‘pain’ is real. Sometimes unforgiving. What can begin the process towar…

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Dec. 20, 2021

The Road to Redemption

The Road to Redemption – Judge Susan Baker Ross   If Season 3 of ‘Recovery Talks: The Podcast’ has shown us anything, it’s th…

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Dec. 15, 2021

Feeding the Malnourished Brain - Rachel Pollack

Can a person be active in recovery without realizing why they are in recovery? Rachel Pollack is such a person. Stricken with an …

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Dec. 6, 2021

When The Wheels Come Off

When the Wheels Come Off - China Darrington   This is not your average "girl who gets in trouble" recovery story. Let's face it…

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Nov. 29, 2021

The Master Manipulators

Relationships can be both intensely gratifying and amazingly complex. And they’re made even more challenging if a relationship in…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Helping-Each-Other Magic

Recovery. And ‘creativity’. Are they light-years from each other? Distant cousins? Or soul-mates? The seemingly divergent paths o…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Being OK Where You Are

As a functional addict, Christopher Wimmer made every effort early on to, in his words, ‘get as messed up as possible as often as…

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Nov. 8, 2021

Too Blessed To Be Stressed

What happens when nobody wants you around. When you’re ‘unemployable’. When you’ve burned every bridge.  At an early age, Clyde H…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Grief Brain

‘Grief’ is transformational on a variety of levels.  Helping others through their time of grief within the scope of an occupation…

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Oct. 25, 2021

When the Spinning Stops

It’s a dichotomy and an irony: When Zach Friedhoff’s mother passed away, that event provoked a kind of a mental pirouette, one th…

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Oct. 11, 2021

Navigating Without

In this second installment of a 4-part series on 'grief,' host Marc Lee Shannon introduces us to his close friend, Terry Weaver. …

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Oct. 4, 2021

You Gotta Tell This Story

As a photographer, telling the story of a cancer patient’s journey would be difficult enough. But what if the patient was also yo…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Thank You, COVID

Seasoned touring music-technician Abbey Wright is an anomaly: she has a keen sense of gratitude for COVID-19 and what it brought …

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Sept. 20, 2021

Everyone‘s a Snowflake

Emily Beers didn’t get in to this because she is a recovering addict, and she didn’t learn about it out of a book.  As the Progra…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Hangin‘ with the Winners

“I accepted the fact that I was going to die before I was 40.”   Tower of Power founder and saxophonist Emilio Castillo was div…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Coins In Our Pockets

Coins in our pockets. What if the years of our life were a representation of those jangles and jingles in our pouches, and each d…

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