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The Addiction Support Podcast: Addiction Support for Family

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Melissa Sue Tucker from Oak Creek Wellness interviews inspiring family members and friends of alcoholics, drug addicts, and people who have struggled with other addictions. Discover tips and tricks on how we can keep ourselves healthy when we are in relationship with an addict. You can also hear from holistic health and wellness professionals that share insight into keeping yourself well. Although Melissa confesses she does not have it all figured out, through the help of seminars, life coaches, and wellness professionals she has been able to work through her feelings of sadness, guilt, and shame associated with having two younger brothers struggle with drug addiction. After one brother passed away, she decided that his death would not be in vain. Only recently after watching Johann Hari's Ted Talk: Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong did she decided to take action by focusing on inspiring hope and change by providing love and support to friends and family members of addicts. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” - Gandhi

Melissa Sue Tucker from Oak Creek Wellness interviews inspiring family members and friends of alcoholics, drug addicts, and people who have struggled with other addictions. Discover tips and tricks on how we can keep ourselves healthy when we are in relationship with an addict. You can also hear from holistic health and wellness professionals that share insight into keeping yourself well. Although Melissa confesses she does not have it all figured out, through the help of seminars, life coaches, and wellness professionals she has been able to work through her feelings of sadness, guilt, and shame associated with having two younger brothers struggle with drug addiction. After one brother passed away, she decided that his death would not be in vain. Only recently after watching Johann Hari's Ted Talk: Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong did she decided to take action by focusing on inspiring hope and change by providing love and support to friends and family members of addicts. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” - Gandhi
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Melissa Sue Tucker from Oak Creek Wellness interviews inspiring family members and friends of alcoholics, drug addicts, and people who have struggled with other addictions. Discover tips and tricks on how we can keep ourselves healthy when we are in relationship with an addict. You can also hear from holistic health and wellness professionals that share insight into keeping yourself well. Although Melissa confesses she does not have it all figured out, through the help of seminars, life coaches, and wellness professionals she has been able to work through her feelings of sadness, guilt, and shame associated with having two younger brothers struggle with drug addiction. After one brother passed away, she decided that his death would not be in vain. Only recently after watching Johann Hari's Ted Talk: Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong did she decided to take action by focusing on inspiring hope and change by providing love and support to friends and family members of addicts. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” - Gandhi

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English


Episodes

ASP044: Relationships While In Recovery. Developing Mature, Healthy, Balanced Relationships in Recovery

9/11/2017
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How to create healthy relationships while in recovery. Overview: In this episode, Dr. Robb and I discuss relationships while in recovery. You’ll hear about developing mature, healthy relationships when you are in addiction recovery. Some important points that we discuss are: The three essential entities in a healthy relationship Defining yourself by your individuality […] The post ASP044: Relationships While In Recovery. Developing Mature, Healthy, Balanced Relationships in Recovery...

Duration: 00:42:00


ASP043: What is Codependence? What are its symptoms? Where does it come from? How can it be overcome?

12/26/2016
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Overview: In this episode we discuss codependency by answering the following questions: What is codependency? Where does codependency come from? What are the symptoms of codependency? How to overcome codependency? What is codependency? Dr. Dean Robb describes codependency as 2 incomplete people who are trying to fix themselves through another person. What are the symptoms […] The post ASP043: What is Codependence? What are its symptoms? Where does it come from? How can it be overcome?...

Duration: 01:01:37


ASP042: Renewal, Hitting a New Bottom, and Starting Over

10/27/2016
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Overview: This week Dr. Robb Dean and I take a deep dive into the topic of Renewal: Hitting a New Bottom and Starting Over. This episode is the 3rd in a series of 6 episodes that we are doing together. If you haven’t already listened to the previous episodes, you may want to do that. […] The post ASP042: Renewal, Hitting a New Bottom, and Starting Over appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

Duration: 00:46:11


ASP041: What Is Emotional Sobriety?

10/20/2016
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Emotional Sobriety With Dr. Robb Dean Emotional Sobriety is the ability to have a healthy relationship sith ones emotions. To be in touch. To be aware. To let yourself feel them and interpret them. Emotions are a fact of something going on inside of you. Emotional Sobriety is the ability to act on your emotions […] The post ASP041: What Is Emotional Sobriety? appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

Duration: 00:39:56


ASP040: Discovering Your Inner Gold: Doing The Work

10/7/2016
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This week we are talking about doing the work required to discover your inner gold. We jump into all the different ways that people use to avoid paid and the fear of pain. Then we get to the good stuff, what is on the other side of that pain. Inner Gold: We are born with […] The post ASP040: Discovering Your Inner Gold: Doing The Work appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

Duration: 00:49:32


ASP039: Realizing Your Potential in Recovery

9/30/2016
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Overview: You may remember Dr. Robb from Episode 35 when he spoke about true recovery comes once the childhood trauma is addressed. This week we took a deeper dive in the first of 6 podcasts. Listen as he goes deeper into his story and shares “Realizing Your Potential in Recovery”. Purpose of life is to […] The post ASP039: Realizing Your Potential in Recovery appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

Duration: 00:37:04


ASP038: Heroin in America. In America’s drug death capital: How heroin is scarring the next generation | CNN

9/23/2016
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Overview: Sunday morning (Sept 18, 2016) I woke up and checked my iPhone. I don’t normally do that…in fact, I’m strongly opposed to doing that. However, since I upgraded to IOS 10 before falling asleep I wanted to see what was different on my phone. The new IOS seems to make checking the news a […] The post ASP038: Heroin in America. In America’s drug death capital: How heroin is scarring the next generation | CNN appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

ASP036: Healthy Relationships – With Self and Others

9/8/2016
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Healthy Relationships Overview: My guest this week is Laura White is a mother, psychotherapist, and entrepreneur committed to sharing the message of recovery. She has spent her career helping others develop and use tools for recovery. When confronted with addiction as a mother recovery became personal. Laura has been on her own personal journey healing from the devastating impact of this disease and learning to live more comfortably in the world. Laura says, “Sharing my story of recovery...

ASP035: PTSD, Emotional Trauma From Childhood Needs to Be Addressed

8/25/2016
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Unresolved emotional trauma, PTSD from childhood, can wreak havoc in our lives. Overview: This week I'm joined by Dr. Robb. Dean Robb, PhD. is a recovery coach with a PhD in Human Development and over 30 years of personal recovery who works primarily with people in recovery who are facing new bottoms, new addictions, problems with codependency, and the emergence of long-buried childhood abuse and emotional trauma. Dr. Robb helps them recover from these deeper issues and rebuild their...

ASP034: Meditation – 60 Seconds of Solitude

8/11/2016
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Overview This week I'm sharing my daily 1-minute meditation podcast. 60 Seconds of Solitude. Enjoy, Subscribe, & Leave a Review on iTunes. Or you can enjoy from Google Play, Android, Email and other options here. Resources 60 Seconds of Solitude - Mindfulness Meditation Thank You For Listening Special thanks to YOU for joining me this week. Until next time! The post ASP034: Meditation – 60 Seconds of Solitude appeared first on Addiction Support Podcast.

ASP033: Loving What Is – Chapter 1 of Byron Katie’s Life Changing Book

8/4/2016
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Loving What Is is one of those books that will change your life, if you let it. Overview I'm a huge fan of personal growth. I see it as both our responsibility and our opportunity. That's why I'm reading Loving What Is by Byron Katie. This book has been referred to me at least 4 times since I started this podcast. So far, I've been able to feel A LOT better about somethings in my life that I was trying to control. Honestly, I've used The Work in Loving What Is to help me feel better...

ASP032: Loving What Is, Four Questions That Can Change Your Life – Byron Katie

7/14/2016
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Overview We're mixing it up this week! This week I'm reading through the introduction of Loving What Is by Byron Katie. I've had many people tell me what an amazing book this is, so I thought we could read it together. Listen to the podcast, then get your book. Let's read through it together over the next few weeks. Resources Be sure to pick up your copy of Loving What Is - Four questions that can change your life. I love bookstores and strongly encourage you to support your local...

ASP031: 19 States Who Don’t Care about the Addiction Epidemic

6/30/2016
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The best way to get treatment if you are addicted to drugs in Missouri is to get pregnant. Overview On this week's podcast you'll hear: An article from the LA Times 'Obamacare Fight Leaves States Worse Off in Opioid Crisis.' The 19 states that are going to have less money for addiction treatment programs. My brother being back in jail. Issues I'm having with the video visitation company. What I'm doing now to help figure out treatment in Arizona for addiction. A rehab in Italy...

ASP030: MySoberRoommate.com Finding Sober Roommates Is Easier Than Ever!

6/16/2016
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Finding sober roommates for his patients was a challenge, so Jesse created the solution. Overview: My guest this week is Jesse Sandler, LCSW of MySoberRoommate.com. Growing up, Jesse experienced alcoholism and heroin addiction in his family. He became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has dedicated his work to supporting others deal with addiction issues. Part of Jesse's role includes helping people find places to live. He found that there was not a service available that focused on...

ASP029: Video Game Addiction with Cam Adair

6/9/2016
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Video game addiction is a very real problem Cam has solid advice for parents, college kids, and even people into their 50's who are struggling with video game addiction. Overview: My guest this week is Cam Adair. Cam is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction, with members in 45 countries. A talented hockey player, Cam’s life took a dramatic turn at the age of 11 when he began to experience intense bullying which led him to drop out...

Duration: 00:23:55


ASP028: Codependency. What is codependency? Steps to stop being codependent.

6/2/2016
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Listen to Addiction Support Podcast Episode 28 on How to Stop Being Codependent Thank you for Listening! Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode28 Overview: Take the Codependency Quiz: 15 questions to see if you might have codependency tendencies: Loading... Resources: Take the best eCourse for codependency. The Art of Extreme Self-Care by Cheryl Richardson One of the best books for codependency, in both work and relationships. Download your audio...

Duration: 00:18:08


ASP027: Forgiveness with Dr. Chris – How to forgive yourself. How to forgive someone else.

5/26/2016
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Listen to Addiction Support Podcast Episode 27 on Forgiveness Thank you for Listening! Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode27 Overview: My guest this week is Dr. Chris of Dr. Chris Life Academy and Dr. Chris TVand we are going deeper on the subject of forgiveness! Dr. Chris has prepared so much valuable information for you. In this episode, we go over the 10 steps of Forgiveness. You can read all of the 10 Steps to Forgiveness and the notes below in this...

Duration: 00:18:12


ASP026: Peace

5/19/2016
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Listen to Addiction Support Podcast Episode 26 Thank you for Listening! Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode26 Overview: Due to my Grandfather-In-Law's passing, this is a short episode with a meditation on PEACE. Resources: Subscribe and Listen to 60 Seconds of Solitude, my quick, easy, daily meditation. I'd love for you to follow me on Instagram @60SecondsOfSolitude and let me know what you think of 60 Seconds Of Solitudemy daily meditation podcast! Thank...

ASP025: How to Improve Self-Esteem with Stephen Girard

5/12/2016
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Listen to Addiction Support Podcast Episode 25 Thank you for Listening! Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode25 Overview: My guest this week is Host of Real Deal Recovery Podcast, Stephen Girard! Stephen has been in recovery since the age of 22 (1984), and has been clean and sober over 32 years. While he received the gift of recovery at an early age, it wasn’t without years of serious unmanageability and painful consequences along the way. He has been a...

Duration: 00:19:26


ASP024: Mother’s Alcoholism Has Not Held Her Back

5/5/2016
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Listen to Addiction Support Podcast Episode 24 Thank you for Listening! Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode24 Overview: This week my beautiful Biz BFF, Laura Petersen Shepard, (who used to live in CA & AZ but now lives in Germany) shares what it was like to grow up with an alcoholic mother. At the age of 15, she decided that it was not in her best interest to continue a relationship with her mother and instead spends time with people who believe in her....
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