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Clinical social worker, interventionist and original founder of the theFix.com, Joe Schrank teams up with columnist and best selling author of the memoir, “My Fair Junkie” Amy Dresner to bring you a unique and irreverent view on the world of addiction, recovery and rehab.

Rehab Confidential Joe Schrank and Amy Dresner

    • Alternative Health
    • 4.9 • 87 Ratings

Clinical social worker, interventionist and original founder of the theFix.com, Joe Schrank teams up with columnist and best selling author of the memoir, “My Fair Junkie” Amy Dresner to bring you a unique and irreverent view on the world of addiction, recovery and rehab.

    Jesse Joyce comedian and Jimmy Kimmel writer

    Jesse Joyce comedian and Jimmy Kimmel writer

    oe and Amy hear comedian and Jimmy Kimmel writer Jesse Joyce tell his inspirational recovery story of going from dating a stripper with a spray tan, a coke nose bleed, and a five year old to being married with kids and attending the Oscars. Jesse recounts the fun times he worked with Donald Trump. Joe and Amy applaud Hunter Biden’s chutzpah in dealing with Good Morning America’s Amy Robach. 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Dr. Ray Glendrange, Veteran, ophthalmologist, addiction doctor

    Dr. Ray Glendrange, Veteran, ophthalmologist, addiction doctor

    Joe and Amy get the low down from Dr. Ray Glendrange, Veteran, ophthalmologist, addiction doc and man in long term recovery.  He tells them that stigma of addiction and mental illness is alive and well,  how veterans fall through the cracks of the medical system and what he’s doing to help.  Joe is convinced everything is a plantation system.  Amy takes credit for Biden winning the election as it was her birthday wish the night before.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Duff McDonald, journalist and author of The Golden Passport

    Duff McDonald, journalist and author of The Golden Passport

    Joe and Amy sit down with Duff McDonald, business journalist and author of “The Golden Passport”, a Harvard business school expose as well as 4 other books. He talks about finding recovery by becoming a Woodstock hippie. Joe regales Amy with tales of his germinating alcoholism and Catholic school shenanigans trying to make the nuns laugh.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    John Hill, host of the weekly, The Feels Live and Andy Cohen Live

    John Hill, host of the weekly, The Feels Live and Andy Cohen Live

    Joe and Amy get with real with John Hill, host of the weekly “The Feels: Live” and cohost of Andy Cohen’s popular SiriusXM hit show "Andy Cohen: Live”. They talk about culture, relapse and John teaches Joe about a “bussy”.

    • 59 min
    Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

    Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

    oe and Amy sit down with Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme account. They discuss why addicts and alcoholics have such a dark sense of humor and explore the instant connection that memes can provide. What, if anything, is taboo in recovery comedy? Timothy tells the story of having to make an amends to Demi Lovato. Amy questions the integrity of making fun of Hunter Biden’s past coke problem.

    • 1 hr
    Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

    Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

    Joe and Amy talk safety first with famed harm reduction advocate and author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”, Tracey Helton. Joe and Amy also discuss the RNC shell game and complex poetry structure that makes Amy think dirty thoughts.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

Nov. 3rd episode is amazing! ,

Great Podcast! The Duff McDonald episode in particular was phenomenal!!

I love the realness and rawness Amy and Joe bring to the recovery space. My absolute favorite so far was the November 3rd, 2020 episode with Duff McDonald. His story mirrored so much of my own. I share all the same views on AA and what actually happens in treatment when people go in a little older (40’s) It was a refreshing take on other options out there to stay sober!

ErinRan ,

Favorite!!

I was elated to hear Amy Dresner had a podcast, as I loved her book. She and Joe have such great banter, great guests, and it is hysterical! Also, this podcast is inspiring, informative, and helpful for people in recovery. Nothing is better than that!
A MUST LISTEN!!!

Maggie May 26 ,

Sick of talking to your mother about your recovery?

Nothing is worse than having to discuss your recovery with people who just don’t get it.
I know personally it makes me want to shove a screw driver into my left eye.
Also preachy people or squeaky clean people who sugar coat it.
If so.....
Listen to this podcast. They make you laugh, give you hope, share insightful information on your new life journey, and best of all THEY ARE REAL!
A lot better than talking to mom during the Covid lock in. 🤣

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