116 episodes

Recovery Unscripted brings you firsthand stories and exclusive insights from the front lines of addiction treatment, mental health care and the opioid crisis. Powered by Foundations Recovery Network and hosted by David Condos, this podcast’s mission is to share valuable wisdom and powerful stories.

Each episode explores a different, relevant topic through in-depth conversations with a variety of influential and knowledgeable figures, from expert clinicians and policymakers to inspiring authors and grassroots champions of the recovery community. With guests such as Obama drug czar Michael Botticelli, journalist Sam Quinones, author Glennon Doyle, opioid commission chairman Chris Christie and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker, Recovery Unscripted is your source for current, meaningful dialogues about the issues that matter to you.

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    • 4.7, 23 Ratings

Recovery Unscripted brings you firsthand stories and exclusive insights from the front lines of addiction treatment, mental health care and the opioid crisis. Powered by Foundations Recovery Network and hosted by David Condos, this podcast’s mission is to share valuable wisdom and powerful stories.

Each episode explores a different, relevant topic through in-depth conversations with a variety of influential and knowledgeable figures, from expert clinicians and policymakers to inspiring authors and grassroots champions of the recovery community. With guests such as Obama drug czar Michael Botticelli, journalist Sam Quinones, author Glennon Doyle, opioid commission chairman Chris Christie and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker, Recovery Unscripted is your source for current, meaningful dialogues about the issues that matter to you.

    Unlearning Toxic Masculinity with Hedieh Azadmehr

    Unlearning Toxic Masculinity with Hedieh Azadmehr

    Guest: Hedieh Azadmehr, psychologist

    In a culture that often encourages a toxic version of masculinity, how can treatment providers help men unlearn harmful stereotypes and uncover their own trauma?

    We’ll answer this with SCRC clinical director Hedieh Azadmehr on this episode of Recovery Unscripted.

    • 19 min
    #104: Cultivating an Environment of Innate Listening with James Hadlock

    #104: Cultivating an Environment of Innate Listening with James Hadlock

    Guest: James Hadlock, entrepreneur and connection coach
    As the healthcare industry evolves, how can treatment professionals turn off the noise and really listen – to emerging trends, to their patients and to themselves?
    We’ll dive into this with speaker, coach and founder of human connection company BluNovus James Hadlock on this episode of Recovery Unscripted.
    For more about Recovery Unscripted, visithttps://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/recovery-unscripted-podcast/
    For more about James’ work with BluNovus, visit https://www.blunovus.com/
    Music from this episode:
    "Permanent" by David Condos - URL: http://davidcondos.com 
    "Encounter" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Textural/Encounter
    "Just Watching" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Springtime/Just_Watching
    "Better Now" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Joyful/BetterNow

    • 37 min
    #103: The Realities of Self-Harm and Suicide with Lori Vann

    #103: The Realities of Self-Harm and Suicide with Lori Vann

    Guest: Lori Vann, counselor 
    What can behavioral health providers do to better understand the realities of self-harm and to know how to respond when they spot the signs in their patients?
    We’ll discuss this with non-suicide self-injury specialist, author and counselor Lori Vann on this episode of Recovery Unscripted. 
    For more about Lori’s work, visit http://lorivanncounseling.com/
    Music from this episode:
    "Permanent" by David Condos - URL: http://davidcondos.com 
    "Down and Around" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Brooding/Down_And_Around
    "Solemn Oath" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Piano_IV_Cinematic/Solemn_Oath
    "We Make a Good Team" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Indie_Folk/We_Make_A_Good_Team

    • 26 min
    #102: Integrating Buddhism and the 12 Steps with Darren Littlejohn

    #102: Integrating Buddhism and the 12 Steps with Darren Littlejohn

    Guest: Darren Littlejohn, author and yoga teacher
    How can ancient principles from Zen and Tibetan Buddhism integrate with modern treatment programs to help more people build lasting recovery?
    We’ll discuss this with author Darren Littlejohn on this episode of Recovery Unscripted.
    For more about Recovery Unscripted, visit https://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/recovery-unscripted-podcast/
    For more about Darren’s book, The 12 Step Buddhist, visit https://www.the12stepbuddhist.com/
     
    Music from this episode:
    "Permanent" by David Condos - URL: http://davidcondos.com 
    "Modern Glory" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Inspiring/ModernGlory
    "Wilt" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Duets_1372/Wilt
    "Golden Hour" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Springtime/Golden_Hour_1973

    • 27 min
    #101: Can LGBT-Affirmative Therapy Help Re-Write Internalized Messages? with Dr. Lauren Costine

    #101: Can LGBT-Affirmative Therapy Help Re-Write Internalized Messages? with Dr. Lauren Costine

    #101: Can LGBT-Affirmative Therapy Help Re-Write Internalized Messages? with Dr. Lauren Costine
     
    Guest: Dr. Lauren Costine, psychologist and activist
    In a heteronormative culture, how can providers use affirmative therapy to help LGBT individuals re-write the false messages they’ve internalized?
    We’ll answer this with psychologist, author and activist Dr. Lauren Costine on this episode of Recovery Unscripted.
    For more about Recovery Unscripted, visit https://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/recovery-unscripted-podcast/
    For more about Dr. Lauren’s work, visit https://drlaurencostine.com/
     
    Music from this episode:
    "Permanent" by David Condos - URL: http://davidcondos.com 
    "Thimble of Sun" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Yearning/Thimble_Of_Sun
    "Den" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Rainy/Den
    "Budsbursting" by Podington Bear - URL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Said_Lion_To_Lamb_Box_Set_Disc_3/Budsbursting

    • 38 min
    Embracing Traumatic Grief and Loss with Kathleen Parrish

    Embracing Traumatic Grief and Loss with Kathleen Parrish

    When a traumatic loss hits, how can treatment providers and loved ones know what to do to help someone heal without impeding their grieving process?

    We’ll discuss this with counselor Kathleen Parrish on this episode of Recovery Unscripted.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

roFSUss ,

Love this guy

Great content!

Recovery Mom. ,

Timely and Informative

Great episode on Intervention and Helping Families with Brian O'Shea. Addiction is traumatic for families. They need support and guidance to heal.

LeahJune32 ,

Terrific!

This podcast has a lovely informal tone, and I really enjoy the conversational nature of it. It's a great resource for mental health and substance use and has fantastic guests to provide important information about these fields. The host is the Bob Ross of podcasts.

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