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Hosted by Lisa Blanchard and Catherine Collins of Spectrum Health Systems, this popular podcast discusses addiction and recovery, featuring personal stories, special guests and professional opinion.

Hosted by Lisa Blanchard and Catherine Collins of Spectrum Health Systems, this popular podcast discusses addiction and recovery, featuring personal stories, special guests and professional opinion.

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United States

Description:

Hosted by Lisa Blanchard and Catherine Collins of Spectrum Health Systems, this popular podcast discusses addiction and recovery, featuring personal stories, special guests and professional opinion.

Language:

English


Episodes

Childhood Trauma and Addiction with Zlatina Kostova, Ph.D

5/27/2021
Join us for a conversation with Zlatina Kostova, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist who specializes in research and treatment for childhood trauma. We’ll be delving into the relationship between trauma and substance use disorders with Dr. Kostova, and the impact of trauma-informed practices. Listen to Zlatina Cathy and Lisa on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:46:02

Language in Addiction with Julie Burns and Miriam Komaromy

3/19/2021
This week we’re excited to be joined by Miriam Komaromy from the Boston Medical Center and Julie Burns of RIZE Massachusetts. We’ll be speaking with our experts about their experiences in addiction treatment, and how and why the terminology we use in the field is changing. Join Cathy and Lisa on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:48:50

Jesse's Recovery Story

2/9/2021
Jesse Chaison is a Family Engagement Specialist at Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. who has himself struggled with addiction and is in long-term recovery. Hear his story, and how he uses his experience to help others like him every single day. Join Lisa, Cathy and Jesse on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:44:58

Beck Gee-Cohen Speaks On LGBTQ Recovery

2/9/2021
Beck Gee-Cohen speaks on LGBTQ recovery, the challenges, and how to get the best care with Lisa and Cathy.

Duration:00:49:19

Part Two - Recovery and Treatment During COVID19 with Dr. Jeff Baxter

2/9/2021
On this continuation of the previous episode, Dr. Baxter highlights more of the changes and achievements Spectrum Health Systems has had to adapt to during the COVID19 pandemic. Lisa and Cathy expand on recent breakthroughs in care delivered by Spectrum Health Systems during this pandemic. Join Lisa, Cathy and Dr. Baxter on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:47:11

Recovery Early in the Pandemic with Cathy Collins and Dr. Romas

2/8/2021
Cathy and Dr. Romas describe their experiences early in the pandemic, and what that means for recovery.

Duration:00:42:54

Self-Help Author Charlie Smith and His Recovery Story

2/8/2021
Dr. Romas speaks with Self-Help Author and Veteran Charlie Smith about his struggle with addiction, and how he overcame it with the support he received. Hear his inspiring story on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:38:00

Dealing with Insurance Companies with David Nefussy

2/5/2021
Dr. Romas speaks with David Nefussy about insurance companies role, and how they may affect your recovery.

Duration:00:46:19

Celebrating 50 Years of Spectrum Health Systems

2/5/2021
Joining Dr. Romas on this episode is CEO Kurt Isaacson, VP of Clinical Services Lisa Blanchard, and Clinical Supervisor Robin Nagle celebrating 50 years of recovery in Spectrum Health Systems.

Duration:00:54:49

Recovery and Young Adults with Norah Lasorsa

2/5/2021
On this episode, Dr. Romas discusses young adult recovery with Norah Lasorsa who is in charge of the Young Adult Program in Spectrum Health Systems Westborough.

Duration:00:59:11

Dr. Romas Speaks with Clinical Supervisor Yeonjoo Son

2/5/2021
On this episode, Dr. Romas speaks with Clinical Supervisor Yeonjoo Son from Spectrum Health Systems Lincoln Street.

Duration:00:42:42

Medical Marijuana; Helpful or Harmful?

2/4/2021
Dr. Romas Buivydas weighs the potential benefits to the harmful side effects of use of medical marijuana.

Duration:00:35:10

Family Engagement and Why it Matters with Ronald Burgess

2/4/2021
Dr. Romas speaks with Family Engagement Specialist Ronald Burgess of Spectrum Health Systems on how engaging with family is a crucial step in one's recovery.

Duration:00:46:54

Author Donnie Steiger's Story

2/4/2021
Author Donnie Steiger shares his story from his book "Suck Up the Purple Buttermilk" during his recovery at Spectrum House with Dr. Romas

Duration:00:56:14

Peer Recovery with Michael Earielo

2/4/2021
Michael Earielo from Every Day Miracles talks with Dr. Romas about peer recovery, and it's importance on this episode of Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:42:07

Drugs and the Brain with Dr. Jeff Baxter

2/2/2021
Dr. Baxter and Dr. Romas discuss how drugs affect the brain and how it affects recovery.

Duration:00:34:27

Dr. Romas with Senior Clinician Thomas Gould

2/2/2021
On this episode, Dr. Romas Buivydas speaks with Senior Clinician Thomas Gould.

Duration:00:44:51

Richard J. Dyer's Recovery Story

2/1/2021
Richard J. Dyer. An attorney at law who overcame addiction himself and is a large advocate for those in recovery. Lisa and Cathy will hear and discuss his story with you on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:46:05

Recovery and Treatment During COVID19 with Dr. Jeff Baxter

1/26/2021
On this episode, Dr. Baxter highlights some of the changes and achievements Spectrum Health Systems has had to adapt to during the COVID19 pandemic. Lisa and Cathy talk about the achievements and challenges faced with a hands-on treatment process in a socially-distant world. Join Lisa, Cathy and Dr. Baxter on Airing Addiction.

Duration:00:38:32