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Episode 56: Part IV of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with Maegan and guests, Joseph Boscarino, Cheryl, and Dominick

8/16/2018
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Part IV of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with Maegan and guests, Joseph Boscarino, Cheryl, and Dominick. Joe is a fellow peer in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program at William James College and shares his experience of knowing Chris, plus what he thinks needs to change with regards to addiction. Dominick and Cheryl are husband and wife fans of both Dopey and @theaddictionarypodcast who share their sadness over Chris’s passing and what it’s like working...

Duration:00:50:06

Episode 56: Part III of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with Maegan, Bobby, and special guest, Dave from Dopey!

8/16/2018
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Part III of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with Maegan, Bobby, and special guest, Dave from Dopey! Dave hosted @dopeypodcast with Chris and shares his thoughts on Chris’s passing as well as next steps for Dopey. Follow @dopeypodcast now and subscribe to the show on iTunes, Podbean, and everywhere else! We are walking in Chris’s honor for the Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K race so donate to our team or register here and walk with us on Sept. 23rd...

Duration:01:07:35

Episode 56: Part II of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with special guest Annie

8/16/2018
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Episode 56: Part II of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with special guest Annie, Chris’s girlfriend, and Chris’s fellow Clinical Psychology Doctoral peers from William James College, Leora Citrin, M.A., Heather Corazzini, M.A., and Tania Jimenez, M.A. to talk about Chris traumatic passing and how Annie is processing it all as both a loved one and Addiction Psychiatrist in training. Stay tuned for parts III and IV of today’s tribute with Dave from...

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 56: Part I of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with special guests Bob Forrest

8/16/2018
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Part I of our Happy Birthday Farewell Tribute to Chris from @dopeypodcast with special guests Bob Forrest and Chris’s fellow Clinical Psychology Doctoral peers from William James College. Bob Forrest, CADC II, is known for his role on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew on VH1, podcasts like Don’t Die and This Life #YOULIVE alongside Dr. Drew, and his music career. Maegan sits down with fellow budding psychologists Leora Citrin, M.A., Heather Corazzini, M.A., and Tania Jimenez, M.A. to talk about...

Duration:01:29:54

Episode 55: Maegan, Bobby, and guest Kristin Casey!

8/14/2018
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Maegan, Bobby, and guest Kristin Casey! Kristen is the author of Rock Monster: My Life With Joe Walsh in which she documents a tumultuous and drug-fueled six-year relationship with rock legend and Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh. We talk about their breakup, her ensuing suicidal spiral, codependency, domestic violence, drug addiction, sexuality, BDSM and S&M, plus her current work as an intimacy coach and surrogate partner, which you can learn more about at www.kcaseyconsulting.com. Buy Kristin’s...

Duration:01:10:57

Episode 54: Maegan Bobby are joined by Sober Faust, Founder of @soberweekly (a recovery Instagram page)

8/9/2018
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Episode 54: Maegan Bobby are joined by Sober Faust, Founder of @soberweekly (a recovery Instagram page), recovery warrior and advocate, sexual abuse survivor, jump rope master, and person in recovery. Sober Faust gets open and honest and tells us about his tumultuous history of addiction and sexual trauma, how he found sobriety, and his motivation for helping people struggling with addiction and mental health through his recovery social media pages. Plus, Sober Faust talks about his mother’s...

Duration:01:11:56

Episode 53: Maegan, Bobby, and guests Nancy & JP Vericker!

8/7/2018
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Maegan, Bobby, and guests Nancy & JP Vericker! Nancy and JP are a fellow recovery family and authors of the book Unchained: Our Family’s Addiction Mess is Our Message. Nancy, M.A. is an author, speaker, spiritual director and youth minister and JP is the Co-Founder of Northeast Addictions Treatment Center in Quincy, Massachusetts. Both Nancy and JP are in recovery and share their amazing stories on this episode. Learn more about Nancy and JP’s story and buy their book at...

Duration:01:06:07

Episode 52: The Magic of Chris from Dopey Lives On in PART III of CannaChronicles with Maegan, Bobby, & guest Joe Schrank

8/2/2018
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The Magic of Chris from Dopey Lives On in PART III of CannaChronicles with Maegan, Bobby, & guest Joe Schrank, CSW, Co-Founder of Remedy Recovery MAT treatment center in San Francisco, and friend to Chris. Maegan & Bobby open up the show discussing Chris’ tragic passing, how he and Maegan met, the legacy he left behind, and how he introduced Joe to Maegan. We then chat with Joe who is a social worker, nationally recognized writer, speaker and media commentator, person in long-term...

Duration:01:39:54

Episode 51: Maegan, Bobby, & guest John Mabry!

7/24/2018
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Maegan, Bobby, & guest John Mabry! John is the Director of Public Outreach for @addictioncampuses, host of Addiction Campuses’ High Sobriety podcast, an actor, addiction advocate, and award-winning speaker who shares his story with us. John survived a deadly car accident that caused him to lose his leg and his friend Ashley Furman to lose her life. He tells us what that traumatic experience was like plus what his partying days looked like at the Playboy Mansion alongside celebrities like...

Duration:01:06:30

Episode 51: Maegan, Bobby, & guest John Mabry!

7/24/2018
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Maegan, Bobby, & guest John Mabry! John is the Director of Public Outreach for @addictioncampuses, host of Addiction Campuses’ High Sobriety podcast, an actor, addiction advocate, and award-winning speaker who shares his story with us. John survived a deadly car accident that caused him to lose his leg and his friend Ashley Furman to lose her life. He tells us what that traumatic experience was like plus what his partying days looked like at the Playboy Mansion alongside celebrities like...

Duration:01:07:25

Episode 50: Coss Marte, creator and owner of Conbody in New York City

7/19/2018
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Coss Marte, creator and owner of Conbody in New York City, calls into the show and shares his inspiration for opening up a fitness studio that employs ex-convicts as personal trainers who carry out the company’s “prison style workout.” Coss tells us how he started dealing drugs at a young age and why the DEA now uses his case as a case study. Once Coss went to prison, he started exercising, turned his health around, and laid the foundation for Conbody. He tells us about his meeting with...

Duration:00:48:46

Episode 49: Jason “Frogman” from The Frogman Recovery Hour radio show in Merrimack Valley (MA & NH)

7/16/2018
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Jason “Frogman” from The Frogman Recovery Hour radio show in Merrimack Valley (MA & NH) calls into the show and tells us about his addiction to heroin, the unfortunate suicide of his sponsor’s teenage daughter and how his sponsor is a model of strength, 12-steps, being revived with Narcan, relapsing, having a son who is diagnosed with Autism, and attending radio broadcasting school. Listen to his show on 980WCAP.com on Monday nights 6-8 pm, on the Tune In app, or live on 980AM if you are...

Duration:00:58:46

Episode 48: Domenic Esposito (the 800- lb burnt “Spoon” artist) & Fernando Alvarez (gallery owner of Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery)

7/14/2018
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Domenic Esposito (the 800- lb burnt “Spoon” artist) & Fernando Alvarez (gallery owner of Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery) are internationally known for their recent protest against Purdue Pharma and their lack of accountability for igniting the opioid pandemic. They both call into the show to tell us the inspiration for their activism. Domenic shares how opioid addiction has impacted his family and both men share an undying dedication to holding the people accountable for causing this...

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 47: Brandy Ledford, actress and former model

7/12/2018
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Brandy Ledford, actress and former model, calls into the show and tells us about her acclaimed acting roles on Demolition Man, starring Sylvester Stallone, Baywatch Hawaii, Married…With Children, Modern Family, and Andromeda, as well as her modeling career, which included being “Pet of the Year” for Penthouse Magazine in 1990. Brandy recently celebrated 6 years of sobriety and tell us how she did it after suffering from addiction to pain pills, alcohol, and cocaine. She tells us about her...

Duration:00:52:36

Episode 46: Frank D’Ambrosio, MD

7/5/2018
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Frank D’Ambrosio, MD calls into the show and tells us how he shifted specialities from being an orthopedic surgeon to a medical cannabis doctor, cannabis advocate and researcher, and host of the Elevate The Conversation podcast. Dr. Frank has enjoyed guests like Tommy Chong on his podcast, which can be found at www.doctorfrank.com! Dr. Frank teaches us about our body’s endocannabinoid system and why he first became fascinated with the science of cannabis and its success in treating various...

Duration:00:51:20

Episode 45: Recovery Blogger, Alyssa from the @therecoverybabe Instagram blog

7/3/2018
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Recovery Blogger, Alyssa from the @therecoverybabe Instagram blog, calls into the show and discusses her primary addiction to Adderall, which we call the “silent epidemic.” She just celebrated 1 year of sobriety and shares how having a mom in recovery was instrumental to her finding her path. Alyssa shares how establishing a structured daily routine was crucial and what she hopes people will gain from her recovery blog. We talk about self-compassion, 12-steps, Passages in Malibu, dating in...

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 44: Nancy Carr

6/28/2018
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Nancy Carr, sober writer, blogger and author of Last Call: A Memoir, calls into the show and shares her story of addiction and recovery to help raise awareness and break the stigma. Nancy’s work has been featured on numerous platforms, including The Fix, AfterParty, Addiction Unscripted, Ravishly.com, and XO Jane. After receiving her second DUI in 2004, she knew she needed help. She walked into an AA meeting and never looked back. Nancy celebrated 14 years in May and hopes to spread her...

Duration:00:59:35

Episode 43: Matt Hall aka XMattStrengthX, recovery rapper and recovery advocate from Ohio

6/26/2018
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Matt Hall aka XMattStrengthX, recovery rapper and recovery advocate from Ohio, calls into the show and tells us about the tragic loss of his best friend, childhood sexual abuse, music career, partying days fueled by IV cocaine/heroin and Oxycontin addiction, selling LSD, detoxing on a car ride, being able to forgive, EMDR trauma therapy, AA and The Big Book, God, and his current recovery focused-work alongside fellow recovery rapper, Kreezy, with the APEX Recovery Coalition and Foreel...

Duration:01:28:25

Episode 42: Amanda Meredith, Author of Addict Chick: Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll

6/21/2018
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Amanda Meredith, Author of Addict Chick: Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll and person in recovery calls into the show and shares her shocking and compelling story of addiction and triumph. She tell us about how she first decided to use methamphetamine, as well as her childhood sexual trauma, sex addiction, and food addiction. We chat about track marks, the relationship with a needle, God and The Bible, loving an addict, and trying to save your loved one from their addiction by joining them in the...

Duration:01:14:04

Episode 41: Freddy Negrete, LEGENDARY tattoo artist and pioneer of the “Black-and-Gray Realism Style” of tattooing

6/14/2018
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Freddy Negrete, LEGENDARY tattoo artist and pioneer of the “Black-and-Gray Realism Style” of tattooing, Author of Smile Now, Cry Later: Guns, Gangs and Tattoos, My Life in Black and Gray, drug counselor, father, and person in long-term recovery calls into the show and tell us about his colorful life and tumultuous childhood comprised of abuse, East LA gangs, incarceration, grief over his son’s death, heart failure, and addiction. Freddy’s accomplished career as a tattoo artist includes...

Duration:01:03:22