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RP 50: 85th Texas Legislator Update (April 21 2017)
Cynthia Humphrey of the Association of Substance Abuse Programs and Jason of RecoveryPeople update audiences on the policy and bill priorities identified by the addiction prevention, treatment and recovery communities. The 85th Session is over halfway through and moving at a "hot and heavy" pace, according to Cynthia.
RP 49: Texas Legislative Update April 14, 2017
After a hiatus, RecoveryPeople podcast is back covering the "fast and furious" 85th Texas Legislative Session. Every Friday during the Legislative Session the Substance Use Disorder Coalition (SUD C) meets to debrief the weeks activities and to get updates on what key bills will be doing the next week. Texas is in session every odd year for 140 days, and we are about at the halfway mark.
Jason Howell sat veteran advocate, Cynthia Humphries of the Association of Substance Abuse Program, down after the SUD C meeting to get a better understanding of where bills are at in the process and what will be happening next week.
RP 48: Comedian Dick Satori of Standup for Recovery and the Healing Hour fo Laughter
May 13, 2016. RecoveryPeople is a podcast produced by people in recovery for the recovery community. Today's guest is Dick Satori, a comedian in recovery touring the US healing through laugher.
Or his youtube video, Recovery Comedy Shote, "Monkey Off Back - Circus Still In Town!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvaBrwIPVs0
This week, Dick is in Texas performing at a couple of recovery fundraisers:
Friday, May 13, 2016 Standup for Recovery is a funder raiser for RecoveryATX.org Second Annual Recovery in the Park, which will be held during recovery month on September 17, 2016. So, if you are in Austin, head out to Gateway Church South to laugh and support the recovery community.
Saturday, May 14, 2016, Dick is headed to the Texas Hill Country to perform at a Young People in Recovery - Kerrville Chapter event in Kerrville, Texas. More info at youngpeopleinrecovery.org
Then his is offer spreading recovery awareness across the US.
Check out all his tour dates http://www.circusstillintown.com/national-tour.html
Make sure you follow and like him on social media
Spoiler alert: Dick's podcast The Healing Hour of Laughter is coming out soon and will have a a guest plug from Jason Howell with RecoveryPeople and from Hope, the Infinite Recovery therapy pig.
RP 47 Recovery and Relapse Prevention During the Holidays
On this episode of RecoveryPeople, Hosts Bob Bookwalter and Jason Howell welcome guest Genaro Sandoval, the Program Director at the Right Step, to discuss recovery and relapse prevention strategies for the Holidays. Whether your and ole time or a new comer, the Holidays can be stressful and/or throw you off your recovery routine. This podcast discuss several strategies you can use to celebrate safely through the Season.
RP 46 Sex Addiction with Jace Downey
Today on RecoveryPeople we with talk with Jace Downey about sex addiction and her journey towards sexual sobriety. Jace breaks through the stigma and addresses common misconceptions related to sex addiction. And most importantly, what she's learned along the way in order to remain sexually sober. You can learn more about Jace's story and what she's learned about battling sex addiction on her website... www.suddenlycelibate.com
RP 45 Overdose Awareness Day 2015
Today on RecoveryPeople we chat with Marilee Odendahl about Overdose Awareness Day in Austin, Tx. Since losing her son to an overdose in 2007, she's become very involved in raising awareness and helping others deal with their loss. Marilee talks about orginizations that have helped her like GRASP(Grief Recovery as Substance Passing). Another group, Broken No More, has also played a major role in her support and purpose.
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