21 episodes

Talking Addiction & Recovery engages in ongoing conversations surrounding those affected by alcohol and drugs and how recovery can help them.

Talking Addiction & Recovery Andrew J. Schreier

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Talking Addiction & Recovery engages in ongoing conversations surrounding those affected by alcohol and drugs and how recovery can help them.

    Leaders and Drug Addiction

    Leaders and Drug Addiction

    Michael Brody-Waite, author of “Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It” joins this episode of Talking Addiction & Recovery Podcast to discuss what great leaders and drug addiction have in common. Listen as we discuss how his book is a game changer and paradigm shift in howRead More...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Practice of Being Kind

    The Practice of Being Kind

    The importance of being kind is highly emphasized. Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Wishing kindness towards others is important, but practicing kindness is where its impact is most powerful. Kindness is an interpersonal skill; and with all other skills it requires practice!

    • 25 min
    Does Surrender Mean Giving Up?

    Does Surrender Mean Giving Up?

    Recovery from addiction is often described as a lifelong battle. No wonder why people feel the need to fight it. The act of surrendering is often seen as a necessary key to recovery; but people struggle with the idea of giving up. What if the act of surrendering was not about giving up, but insteadRead More...

    • 35 min
    Food: What Impact Does Nutrition Potentially Have on Recovery from Addiction?

    Food: What Impact Does Nutrition Potentially Have on Recovery from Addiction?

    Registered dietitian Annie Weiss joins this to talk about the impact nutrition can have on addiction and mental health. This episode explores the importance of looking at food, reasons for why it goes unnoticed, and how to start incorporating nutrition into recovery.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Silence: When Staying Neutral Becomes Dangerous

    Silence: When Staying Neutral Becomes Dangerous

    How do we know whether the right decision is to remain silent or say something about it? The killing of George Floyd sparked a much needed vocal outcry about how black people are treated. In this episode, we explore how silence impacts issues like addiction and mental health and the similarities seen with issues likeRead More...

    • 41 min
    Waiting to Get Help

    Waiting to Get Help

    Waiting to get help for mental health and substance use issues often ends in tragedy. As the challenges of COVID19 rise, it is necessary to make sure you receive help for mental health and substance use issues. This episode discusses different ways of getting help and emphasizes the importance of NOW being the best timeRead More...

    • 24 min

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AJ does an awesome job of helping you understand a very complex subject in a very easy way!
This podcast is worth your time if you are a clinician, someone who is struggling with addiction, someone who has a loved one struggling with addiction and/or just interested in learning more about the topic.

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