The Addict II Athlete podcast is hosted by Coach Blu Robinson a licensed clinical mental health counselor and substance abuse counselor who has worked in the field since 2001. He is a fantastic public speaker, coach, and therapist who works with many individuals, youth, couples, and families addressing issues like addiction, trauma, communication, parenting, and more. Blu hopes to provide listeners with the skills and game plans for anyone to turn their mess into their message of hope and a bright future.
The AIIA podcast is here to inspire anyone. We share recovery stories, education, life tips, address teen and parenting issues, and more. Our topics address all walks of life but also addiction recovery with tips and fundamentals for those seeking recovery as well as the family and friends of someone who is. Addict II Athlete removes the negative stigma of addiction and mental health and creates a foundation of potential and support.
Addict II Athlete is a nonprofit team of peers, friends, and family who have a desire to create a new way of life. By knowing an addict, having been affected by addiction, or being in recovery yourselves, Team Addict II Athlete is here to help. We have come together to help one another with the outcome from all angles of addiction using our Erase and Replace Philosophy. Erase negative behaviors by replacing the void left behind with health, service, support system, and recreation.
We are here to carry the message of recovery and change the outlook of addiction. Our goal is to spread the message of recovery to the addict and family of the addict who still struggles with addiction and to show that we have discovered a more excellent way to live. Moving from Addict to Athlete, dismisses the old way of thinking that recovery must remain anonymous as you become an Agent of Sobriety and a Champion of recovery.
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One On One With Coach Blu: Dependance or Abuse
Welcome to our weekly live show, One on One with Coach Blu. Coach Blu is a licensed mental health therapist and certified substance use, disorder counselor. Today's cohost Addict II Athlete's own Athletic Director Marisa Robinson. Marissa is a Certified Recreational Therapist. This is an open topic so by which you the listener can participate by submitting your own questions through direct messaging or, jump on the zoom link provided to be a guest and participant on the show. We discuss topics of addiction, recovery, mental illness, health and wellness, and much more. Today we answer questions on family conflict and the difference between abuse and dependence.
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Staying Fit ODAAT Part 2
Listen as Coach Blu interviews Miguel Reyes for Part 2 on his recovery path, starting a recovery program, and all he is learning. There are two parts of the story that begin with his own starting line, his history, the path he chose, and the significant issues he found himself in after promising he would never turn out like his father.
Staying Fit ODAAT with Migs Reyes
Listen as Coach Blu interviews Miguel Reyes on his recovery path, finding redemption through the grace of having an incredible run-in with the law, family system issues, and then redemption. There are two parts of the story that begin with his own starting line, his history, the path he chose, and the significant issues he found himself in after promising he would never turn out like his father.
One on One With Coach Blu: Are We AWARE Yet?
On today's podcast Coach Blu takes an emotional deep dive into the new CDC report of overdose death rate increases in 2020. Listen as the coach passionately describes some of his own thoughts on why what is currently going on is not working. Flaws in the system, money-hungry people out to make their own wealth, and many other issues contribute to the ignorance being felt in the addiction recovery world.
The system is absolutely flawed and it's up to us to come up with solutions because the troops aren't coming. The new data reports deaths from drug overdoses in the U.S. soared by nearly 30% in 2020, reaching a record high of 93,331. This is the sharpest annual increase in at least three decades and reflects the increase of synthetic opioid fentanyl in the illegal narcotic supply and the pandemic's toll on the opioid crisis.
There is so much that needs to change that we need to all be collaborating together on how to do it. Because what is currently being done is obviously not working.
On today's podcast called blue interviews are our very own Athlete and a huge part of Team AIIA Rob Rich. Along with his wife Stephanie, they dive deep into Rob's ability to strengthen the team by being an active member of it, the depression he suffered that almost took his life, the turbulence that life sometimes throws at us, and how to overcome some of the darkest moments by constantly moving forward. Rob does an eloquent job explaining how the team has increased his desire to help those in need, inspire others to achieve goals and, never take life for granted as it's sometimes easy to do. Listen to Rob give Coach Blu a dose of his own medicine when he was called to action rather than allowing fear to sideline him.
One on One With Coach Blu: Anxiety and Divorce
Welcome to our weekly live show, One on One with Coach Blu. Coach Blu is a licensed mental health therapist and certified substance use, disorder counselor. Today's cohost Addict II Athlete's own Athletic Director Marisa Robinson. Marissa is a Certified Recreational Therapist. This is an open topic so by which you the listener can participate by submitting your own questions through direct messaging or, jump on the zoom link provided to be a guest and participant on the show. We discuss topics of addiction, recovery, mental illness, health and wellness, and much more. Today's topic: Anxiety and Divorce