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We are #HopeDealers. This podcast is about everything related to recovery and substance use disorders. You have questions. We have answers.

We are #HopeDealers. This podcast is about everything related to recovery and substance use disorders. You have questions. We have answers.
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We are #HopeDealers. This podcast is about everything related to recovery and substance use disorders. You have questions. We have answers.

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English


Episodes

7: Grief

5/19/2019
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Today we will be talking about grief and loss for a couple of reasons. I know that there are a lot of people who are losing loved ones, and they are understandably struggling with that loss. Also, I have found that sadly many people are not well informed about grief and loss. In fact, I would argue they are misinformed. So we are going to better equip people not only who are dealing with grief and loss, but also those who are supporting or love someone who is dealing with grief and loss.

Duration:00:30:32

6: Ten Questions with Tim Kavanagh

5/12/2019
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Tim Kavanagh is a person in long-term recovery. He is the founder of ARCH (Addiction Recovery Community Health), a recovery community center in St Charles, MO. He is the manager of Sober House, Inc and was a former counselor at Bridgeway Behavioral Health. Today, he answers 10 questions about his recovery journey.

Duration:00:47:34

5: Medication and Recovery

5/5/2019
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Medication is often maligned by people who are unable or unwilling to educate themselves. In this episode, we will explore medication as a lifesaving tool and one of the pathways to recovery used by people.

Duration:00:29:29

4: Forgiving Yourself

4/28/2019
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Many people find it difficult to forgive others for what they have done. For those of us in recovery, it is often much easier for us to forgive others than it is to forgive ourselves. Today we are going to look at why that is, and then explore ways to work on forgiving ourselves and continue moving forward in our recovery.

Duration:00:36:17

3: Powerless

4/21/2019
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The word powerless can be extremely hard to understand, especially in early recovery. In this episode we will take an acrostic used by Celebrate Recovery to explore what powerlessness really means and where it comes from; trying to do things that are outside of our ability to control which leads to us losing our serenity.

Duration:00:39:34

2: Tom Hill

4/14/2019
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Today we have an amazing interview focusing on recovery advocacy and a whole lot more with Tom Hill. Tom is the Vice President of Practice Improvement for the National Council for Behavioral Health and previously served as a Presidential Appointee in the position of Senior Advisor on Addiction and Recovery to the SAMHSA Administrator. More importantly, he is a person in long-term recovery who is changing the way we talk about substance use disorders and recovery!

Duration:00:52:24

1: Testimony

4/7/2019
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In this episode I share a little bit about me and my recovery, from my earliest memory of being abused to the things that have helped me get into recovery and build the amazing life I have today.

Duration:00:37:17

0: HopeDealer

3/29/2019
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In this very first episode, you will learn all about how Better Life in Recovery was started, as well as what it means to be a HopeDealer. Most of you may be surprised to learn that you are already living the life of a HopeDealer.

Duration:00:32:26