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Real People Real Recovery is an engaging and edgy podcast that explores real recovery issues that affect real people and is hosted by Eric Spofford and Jeff Hatch. Eric Spofford, is a man in long term recovery, Entrepreneur, Chair of Spofford Companies, and Owner and CEO of Granite Recovery Centers. Jeff Hatch is a man in long term recovery, an Ivy League graduate, and former NFL football player who played for both the NY Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Currently, Jeff is the National Director of Marketing for Granite Recovery Centers. preview

Real People Real Recovery is an engaging and edgy podcast that explores real recovery issues that affect real people and is hosted by Eric Spofford and Jeff Hatch. Eric Spofford, is a man in long term recovery, Entrepreneur, Chair of Spofford Companies, and Owner and CEO of Granite Recovery Centers. Jeff Hatch is a man in long term recovery, an Ivy League graduate, and former NFL football player who played for both the NY Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Currently, Jeff is the National Director of Marketing for Granite Recovery Centers. preview
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Real People Real Recovery is an engaging and edgy podcast that explores real recovery issues that affect real people and is hosted by Eric Spofford and Jeff Hatch. Eric Spofford, is a man in long term recovery, Entrepreneur, Chair of Spofford Companies, and Owner and CEO of Granite Recovery Centers. Jeff Hatch is a man in long term recovery, an Ivy League graduate, and former NFL football player who played for both the NY Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Currently, Jeff is the National Director of Marketing for Granite Recovery Centers. preview

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Episodes

24: Sponsorship

8/9/2018
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Eric and Jeff discuss the importance of sponsorship, and how everyone's recovery actually begins with someone else's 12th Step.

Duration:00:17:47

Drug Addict Politics

7/27/2018
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Eric and Jeff discuss the politics and policies involving the recovery community.

Duration:00:33:08

22. Bruce Alexander's Speech

7/25/2018
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In this special episode, Bruce Alexander – psychologist and professor emeritus from Vancouver, BC, Canada, co-creator of the famous "Rat Park" experiment and author of "The Globalization Of Addiction" – shares an 85-minute presentation on the Dislocation Theory of addiction, and what it can tell us about the opioid epidemic.

Duration:01:22:46

21. Bruce Alexander

7/20/2018
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Eric, Jeff, and Piers sit down for a lengthy conversation with Bruce Alexander - a psychologist and professor emeritus from Vancouver, BC, Canada known for his work with "Dislocation Theory", and the "Rat Park" experiments.

Duration:00:53:12

20: Perspective

7/2/2018
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Jeff and Eric discuss the importance of perspective, and how each person's individual perception shapes so much of their own reality.

Duration:00:26:41

19: Eric's Story (Part III)

6/26/2018
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From the mess to the message... Jeff continues his interview with his co-host about his story with addiction, and where the road to recovery eventually led.

Duration:00:32:13

18: Eric Story's (Part II)

6/18/2018
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Jeff continues his interview with his co-host about his story with addiction, and where the road to recovery all started.

Duration:00:34:41

17: Eric's Story (Part I)

6/15/2018
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Jeff interviews his co-host about his story with addiction, and where the road to recovery all started.

Duration:00:44:06

16: Medicaid Changes

6/11/2018
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Eric and Jeff breakdown the details of the recent Medicaid expansion in the state of NH, and how it affects your insurance and treatment options.

Duration:00:28:52

15: Suicide

6/8/2018
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In the wake of two recent, high-profile celebrity deaths, Eric and Jeff discuss their own personal struggles and experiences with suicide - and what may be causing a nationwide increase in self-inflicted harm.

Duration:00:24:26

14: Black Plague

6/4/2018
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Eric and Jeff discuss the opioid epidemic, and why it represents a new black plague for today's younger generation.

Duration:00:28:16

13: Authenticity

6/1/2018
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Eric and Jeff discuss authenticity and being real.

Duration:00:27:15

12: Making Amends

5/30/2018
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Eric and Jeff share their experiences of making amends.

Duration:00:36:29

11: Interviewing Slaine

5/17/2018
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Eric and Jeff sit down with Slaine - an American hip hop MC and actor ("The Town", "Gone Baby Gone") - to discuss addiction, and his story.

Duration:00:24:35

10: How Families Can Help

5/15/2018
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Eric and Jeff discuss the emotionally charged subject of how families and loved ones can help their addict. Using their own experiences as examples, Jeff and Eric discuss the idea of how helping an addict actually goes against every maternal/paternal instinct. They discuss the importance of families being responsible for their own wellness and the powerful results that can come to fruition by holding healthy boundaries.

Duration:00:32:34

09: What It Means To Be An Addict

5/11/2018
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In this podcast Eric and Jeff have an honest conversation about what it means to be a true addict or alcoholic. Utilizing some of their own experiences, they address the differences between a hard user and an addict. They discuss common misconceptions and bad advice given by well-intentioned people. They also provide and in-depth explanation of the disease model.

Duration:00:34:45

08: Piers Kaniuka (Part 2)

5/4/2018
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For nearly twenty years Piers has worked as a counselor, program director and educator, utilizing spiritual, psychological and wellness practices to serve those suffering from addiction. In his current role as Director for Spiritual life, Piers is responsible for the design and implementation of recovery programming. He also assists with professional development.

Duration:00:35:21

07: Piers Kaniuka (Part 1)

5/4/2018
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For nearly twenty years Piers has worked as a counselor, program director and educator, utilizing spiritual, psychological and wellness practices to serve those suffering from addiction. In his current role as Director for Spiritual life, Piers is responsible for the design and implementation of recovery programming. He also assists with professional development. Piers is also a core faculty member in the Contemplative Spiritual Direction certificate program at the Alcyon Center in Seal...

Duration:00:26:21

06: Furry Handcuffs

5/4/2018
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In this podcast Eric and Jeff discuss the controversial and interesting topic of Medication Assisted Treatment. Recovery is about freedom and change. Eric explains that he doesn’t hate MAT; however, he dislikes calling it Recovery.

Duration:00:26:27

05: The Movement

5/4/2018
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In this episode Eric and Jeff explore a community that has come to be known as Granite Recovery. Through the work that Granite Recovery Centers has done over the last 10 years a unique community has formed. This community not only engages people in recovery but engages with non-addicts and non-alcoholics as well.

Duration:00:26:32