We are a podcast dedicated to sobriety and recovery from alcohol and drugs. (And whatever other addiction that is out there) It doesn't matter what you have been through in the past. We have all done very bad things in our addiction. This does not define who we are. We know there is a way out of addiction. Family and loved ones, you play a part in this as well. There are plenty of stories out there of families and loved ones not knowing what to do with their addicted loved one. Let us guide you on the right things to do and the right decisions to make to ensure that you and your loved one gets the help that you need.
355 - Cardiovascular Health and the impacts addiction has on the Heart: The Doctor's Opinion
In this episode we take a deep dive into Cardivascular health and the impacts that our addictions can have on our hearts! Dr. T goes into details as to what each substance can do to our hearts and the things to look out for if you or someone you know struggle with addiction. If you have any questions you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
354 - Marijuana Maintenance: New Bill passed in Florida could put an end to it (At least here)
In this episode, we discuss a potentially new bill that is being passed in Florida that is discussing medical marijuana. If you've been listening to the podcast for any length of time, you know by now, our stance on medical marijuana and when we think that it is beneficial versus when we think it is detrimental to someone's recovery. We also discuss the Kansas City chiefs parade and our thoughts on Travis Kelce, and Patrick Mahomes being drunken drunks during the parade! If you have any questions you can reach us at email@example.com
353 - Healing Together: Exploring Intimacy and Connection in Early Sobriety
In this episode of RRT, we delve into the delicate yet vital topic of relationships in early recovery. Join us as we navigate the complexities of rebuilding connections, fostering intimacy, and nurturing healthy bonds during this transformative period.
We explore the importance of communication, setting boundaries, and cultivating self-awareness in building strong and supportive connections. Through real conversations and personal experience, we discuss the joys and pitfalls of forming intimate relationships during this vulnerable phase of recovery.
Join us as we embark on a journey of healing, resilience, and rediscovery, highlighting the power of connection in the journey toward lasting sobriety and fulfillment. Whether you're navigating your own recovery journey or supporting a loved one, this episode offers valuable insights and inspiration for fostering meaningful relationships in early sobriety. If you have any questions you can reach us at Info@realrecoverytalk.com
352 - Behind the Headlines: Unpacking Patrick Mahomes Sr.'s 3rd DUI - What It Reveals About Our Approach to Celebrities and Substance Abuse
The podcast delves into a significant event involving the father of NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes, Sr., who was involved in a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) incident. We analyze the incident from multiple angles, examining its impact not only on Mahomes Sr. but also on his son's career and public image.
We discuss the ramifications of such a high-profile figure's personal struggles, including the potential legal consequences and societal implications. We delve into the broader issue of alcohol-related incidents and the responsibilities of public figures to set positive examples.
Moreover, we discuss the potential effects on Patrick Mahomes Jr., who is a prominent athlete in his own right. How does his father's actions reflect on him? How might this incident influence his relationships with sponsors, teammates, and fans?
We also address themes such as forgiveness, redemption, and the importance of acknowledging and learning from mistakes. We explore how Mahomes Sr. and his family navigate the aftermath of the incident and work towards personal growth and accountability.
If you have any questions you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
351 - Understanding Mental Health and how it effects someone getting sober
In this episode we discuss Mental Health and the things that we see on an everyday basis with people who are trying to get sober. Mental health is something that we dont take lightly and know that it is important to see it for what it is. We alse believe that people can rest on their diagnosis and it can prevent them from taking further action in getting better. If you have any questions you can reach us at email@example.com
350 - How Erin FINALLY got sober: A story of resilience and not giving up!
In this episode Ben and I had on Erin who works with Flyland Detox and Residential facilites. We asked Erin to come on the show because she is a STRONG female in recovery and knows what it is like when it comes to beating our addiction. Erin has a great story which includes many treatment attempts. We know you will find value in this episode and hopefully you can understand better what people go thru when getting clean and sober! If you have any questions you can reach us at INFO@realrecoverytalk.com
These guys are the real deal and do incredible work sharing their experience, strength and hope. Top knotch podcast!
Tim’s story from California
Hi Tom! Thank you for sharing Tim’s story from CA! I am a mom in CA listening to your podcasts in hopes to provide support to my son when he is ready to take the steps. I tell him at every opportunity that I am not giving up on him. This podcast feels like it could be his and my story one day!
Your podcasts ground me, provide adequate information to educate and gives us hope. Thank you for everything you do!
Tim’s story made me cry, and it was tears of joy. As a mom I know well enough the pain his mom felt and how proud she could be now hearing him on your podcast. I am hopeful for my son and have visions of him taking the steps and be healthy again.
Bless you and your team for all your work supporting families and our kids. Thank you!
You guys help my recovery daily!!!
This podcast hands down has helped me build a strong recovery!! I listen to this podcast daily!! In my opinion it’s the best sobriety podcast by far. I hope and pray you all continue to put out more experience strength and hope content!! I hope I can be on one day to share my story!!!