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The Cycle of Self Deception

6/19/2018
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Ed Chionchio Sr and Jeff Zeizel are joined by Dayna L. Slade and Mike Boyd. Today’s topics include: If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is hosted on the United...

Duration:00:31:57

Step 4 in Recovery

6/12/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr are joined by Richie Lombardi to discuss Step 4: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at...

Duration:00:31:25

Long Term Recovery: One Day At A Time

6/5/2018
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Jeff Zeizel interviews Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr about their own recovery. Its all about taking it one day at a time. Recovery is about Progress not Perfection and meeting makers make it. Recovery is not easy but its doable if you stick with it. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com....

Duration:00:33:40

Letting Go

5/29/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr and Jeff Zeizel are joined by Shanti Syncere Slade. Today’s topics include: If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast Café, is...

Duration:00:34:46

The Opioid Crisis

5/22/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles and Richie Lombardi are joined on the phone by Ed Chionchio Sr and Jeff Zeizel. Today’s topics include: If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member. This and every Friends in Recovery Podcast is recorded live at the Studio 21 Podcast...

Duration:00:32:18

Don’t Do It Yourself Recovery

5/15/2018
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The Podfather Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr sit down with Tom and Nancy Troy from the “Don’t Do It Yourself Podcast” about what brought Tom to his recovery. Sometimes the family enables the addict as much if not more than the addict themselves. Tom found recovery through the 12 step program and so can you. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also...

Duration:00:32:14

Step 3 in Recovery

5/8/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles and Ed Chionchio Sr invite Richie Lombardi back to discuss step 3 of recovery - Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. Step 3 is one of the first action steps. The process of the work begins. It open doors to turning everything over. The higher power does not necessarily have to be God. The higher power is a very personal and individual understanding. The panel discusses willpower v. turning it over to a higher...

Duration:00:39:54

Enabling and Intervention

5/1/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles, Mike Boyd, and Ed Chionchio Sr invite Sam Davis to discuss recovery. They talk about loved ones enabling the addiction. They talk about the actions loved ones took to lead them to recovery and the importance of gratitude. Sam talks about intervention.Sam cn be reached at 512 777-9852. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are...

Duration:00:39:41

The LGBT Community And Recovery

4/24/2018
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Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr, and Jeff Zeizel interview Sean Kane about being a gay man in recovery. Also the second “A” in AA stands for Anonymous what does that mean to the person in recovery? Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. Thought stopping Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help...

Duration:00:39:35

Fear and Anxiety With Dr. Jeff Brandler

4/17/2018
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The Podfather Mike Miles is away in Fiji leaving Jeff Zeizel and Ed Chionchio Sr to interview Dr. Jeff Brandler about his practice, podcast, and blog at www.changeIsPossible.org. Dr. Jeff uses many tools to help his clients deal with fear and anxiety like hypnosis, acupuncture, and bench marking “What is the worst thing that ever happened to you?” and “How does this situation compare with that?” He reminds his clients that things are “inconvenient not tragic” and that Action alleviates...

Duration:00:36:44

Step 2 in Recovery

4/10/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles, Jeff Zeizel, and Ed Chionchio Sr invite Richie Lombardi back to discuss step 2 of recovery from addiction that one Came to believe a Power greater than themselves could restore them to sanity. Keeping an open mind is the key to this step. You can be healed from the inside as long as you are willing. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction....

Duration:00:34:49

Detox in Recovery

4/3/2018
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Podfather Mike Miles, Jeff Zeizel, and Ed Chionchio Sr chat with Bea McCullough and Lori Tetreault with the Roger Williams Medical Center to discuss detoxing from drugs and alcohol. Medication assisted recovery is part of a harm reduction model. This model has been shown successful especially for those who have struggled in the past with quitting cold turkey. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. Thought stopping Remember you or your loved one do not...

Duration:00:33:00

Exercise and Recovery

3/27/2018
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The Podfather Mike Miles sits down with Barry Pietrantonio, Tom Donovan and Tom Fleming talk about recovery and the Crossroads Recovery Center https://www.crossroadsrecoverycenter.com/ Tom Fleming and the panel discuss the benefits of exercise during recovery. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering...

Duration:00:38:01

Step 1: Admitting You Are Powerless

3/20/2018
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Ed Chionchio Sr and Jeff Zeizel interview Richard Lombardi about The first step in recovery. We admitt we were powerless over alcohol–that our lives have become unmanageable. By admitting that you are powerless you gain your first true piece of power in your recovery. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. If you or a loved one needs help reach out to our panel at Help@FriendsInRecoveryPodcast.com. There are also many ways to help someone that is...

Duration:00:26:56

Police On The Front Lines Of Recovery

2/27/2018
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Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr, and Jeff Zeizel interview Chief William Taylor of the Lowell Police Department about what the police deal with on the street from Narcan to laws centered around mandatory placement in recovery programs. Remember you or your loved one do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member.

Duration:00:42:23

Newtown Parent Connection

2/20/2018
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Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr, and Jeff Zeizel interview Dorie Carolan from www.NewtonParentConnection.com about how her organization changed the landscape of recovery in Connecticut and across the country. Remember you do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member.

Duration:00:33:32

Family In Recovery

2/13/2018
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Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr, and Jeff Zeizel interview David and Karen Sigel about what recovery looks like from the family’s perspective. More often than not one family member is the enabler, if you think its you Karen has some great insight for you. You do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member.

Duration:00:42:39

Getting Started With Addiction Recovery

2/6/2018
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Mike Miles, Ed Chionchio Sr, and Jeff Zeizel open the first Friends in Recovery show with several ways to deal with addiction including ways to get help for yourself or a loved one suffering from any and all addictions. You do not need to hit rock bottom to get help. There are also many ways to help someone that is suffering from addiction. There are professionals here to help you from staging an intervention to getting counseling as a family member.

Duration:00:38:32