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Episodes

Ep 32: My Drink of Choice Was Listerine

5/20/2019
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Corky says that recovery was like climbing out of a dark cave he didn’t even know he was in. A self-described “wreck” with a blood pressure of 220/140, he came... The post Ep 32: My Drink of Choice Was Listerine appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:30:21

Ep 31: Part 2 | Recovery from Alcoholism

5/6/2019
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Entering recovery doesn’t mean that life becomes trouble free. Recovery involves setbacks, disappointments, and emotionally charged, frightening moments. In the last episode, Lindsey described the progression of her alcoholism, but... The post Ep 31: Part 2 | Recovery from Alcoholism appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:42:47

Ep 30: Part 1 | Denial of Alcoholism

4/22/2019
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When Lindsey started drinking during her senior year of high school she was already blacking out. By the time she called MARR over 10 years later, she had lost her... The post Ep 30: Part 1 | Denial of Alcoholism appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:30:40

Ep 29: Spitting in the Soup

4/8/2019
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Dave Devitt checked into MARR in January 1987. Eventually he made his way back to school to study psychology in order to understand the disease he suffered from and learn... The post Ep 29: Spitting in the Soup appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:30:50

Ep 28: Miracles Happen

3/26/2019
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One of them was crawling under his house disconnecting the phones to protect himself. Another had the DEA show up at his place of business with guns and badges. The... The post Ep 28: Miracles Happen appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:01:00:36

Ep 27: Failure

3/11/2019
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When Matt checked into the hospital at the age of 28, he had a 0.42 blood alcohol level and the doctors thought he might die. Fast forward nearly 21 years,... The post Ep 27: Failure appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:45:36

Ep 26: I Hated My Body

2/26/2019
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I needed to get drunk to be in a bathing suit. I couldn’t be intimate with my partner sober. These are just some of the stories that Alison Makely hears as the... The post Ep 26: I Hated My Body appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:32:43

Ep 25: Alcohol, Cocaine, and Sex Addiction

2/26/2019
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Art is a MARR alum from 1996, who relapsed after that, and came back through in 1998. He identifies himself as an alcoholic whose drug of choice is “whatever’s next.”... The post Ep 25: Alcohol, Cocaine, and Sex Addiction appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:32:20

Ep 24: Just One Call

2/12/2019
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Both Jordan and Kristen spend their days talking with potential clients and their families about coming into treatment at MARR. They talk about some of the initial concerns of clients... The post Ep 24: Just One Call appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:43:36

Ep 23: I Immediately Saw Hope Here

1/29/2019
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Bruce characterizes himself as “feral” and “undomesticated” when he walked into the doors of MARR at 42. A self-described smooth talking bar owner and salesmen, Bruce talks about how his... The post Ep 23: I Immediately Saw Hope Here appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:43:30

Ep 22: I Always Get Back More Than I Give

1/15/2019
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One of the unique things about MARR as a treatment center is the level of community involvement from people are not counselors or clients but just volunteers. The MARR volunteers... The post Ep 22: I Always Get Back More Than I Give appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:30:12

Ep 21: Uncovering What’s Already There

12/10/2018
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Lindsey M. was the guest speaker at MARR’s Celebration of Recovery Banquet this year. She sits down at the podcast table to talk about how she has experienced a complete... The post Ep 21: Uncovering What’s Already There appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:31:23

Ep 20: Live from the Banquet

11/27/2018
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Whether associated with MARR as alumni, family members, volunteers, current clients, staff, or outside professionals, every year friends of MARR gather to reconnect and recognize the lives that have been... The post Ep 20: Live from the Banquet appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:33:46

Ep 19: MARR Saved My Life—Twice

11/13/2018
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Even though three years ago, Bryan was drinking himself to death in an apartment covered with beer cans, today he clearly states: “My problem was never drinking. It was how... The post Ep 19: MARR Saved My Life—Twice appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:26:31

Ep 18: We’re All In This Together

10/29/2018
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What are the three most important elements for effective treatment? 1. Safety. 2. Safety. 3. Safety. At MARR this requires constant, careful attention to the health of the community, and... The post Ep 18: We’re All In This Together appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:01:01:12

Ep 17: She Refused to Turn Her Back

10/16/2018
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Amy felt like she was being forced into going to treatment for 90 days and that her life was over. Before long, she bonded with her counselor and the women... The post Ep 17: She Refused to Turn Her Back appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:33:27

Ep 16: I Didn’t Know What Happiness Was

10/2/2018
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Kelsey’s life was chaotic, and she used anger to make sure that her family members wouldn’t be able to help her. Finally she ended up in jail and losing custody... The post Ep 16: I Didn’t Know What Happiness Was appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:35:42

Ep 15: What’s Going On in My Household?

9/18/2018
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Families are often surprised to discover the trauma they’ve experienced relating to their loved one’s substance abuse. At MARR, we have dedicated family counselors helping family members address their own... The post Ep 15: What’s Going On in My Household? appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:34:06

Ep 14: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Grind

8/31/2018
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Dee was in a corporate career for 27 years before his drinking led him to lose his job and to require a 3 week hospital detox. During his time at... The post Ep 14: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Grind appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:30:59

Ep 13: Mindfulness Is More Than Monks

8/20/2018
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As a part of recovery, the practice of mindfulness can provide a helpful set of tools for staying grounded in the present moment. In early stages, it allows people to get back in... The post Ep 13: Mindfulness Is More Than Monks appeared first on MARR Addiction Treatment Center.

Duration:00:33:43