163 episodes

This podcast addresses hope and recovery options for individuals, friends, family, parents and associates who have been or may be addicted to opioids, heroin, cocaine, prescription drugs, fentanyl, and want to overcome the addiction.

There are interviews with former addicts, stories of having gone through numerous failed rehabes, parents and loved ones that describe the horrors and ultimate methods they have sought to save lives and help.

Issues include the changing world of rehab, from 12 step programs to successful and effective alternative approaches to detox, withdrawal, and education for stable life style changes for former addicts. The benefits and dangers of different types of rehab from those that have experienced it.

The "point of no return' is when the individual has come to a realization that they need and want help.

This is also for friends and family of addicts who are at their wits end and don't know what to do to help the addict. This podcast gives hope and inspiration for recovery.

Some topics include:
- Where can I get help?
- How do I know if my child or relative or friend is addicted?
- How do I get someone up to realizing they need help?

The Addiction Podcast - Point of No Return Joanie Sigal

    • Alternative Health
    • 3.6, 55 Ratings

This podcast addresses hope and recovery options for individuals, friends, family, parents and associates who have been or may be addicted to opioids, heroin, cocaine, prescription drugs, fentanyl, and want to overcome the addiction.

There are interviews with former addicts, stories of having gone through numerous failed rehabes, parents and loved ones that describe the horrors and ultimate methods they have sought to save lives and help.

Issues include the changing world of rehab, from 12 step programs to successful and effective alternative approaches to detox, withdrawal, and education for stable life style changes for former addicts. The benefits and dangers of different types of rehab from those that have experienced it.

The "point of no return' is when the individual has come to a realization that they need and want help.

This is also for friends and family of addicts who are at their wits end and don't know what to do to help the addict. This podcast gives hope and inspiration for recovery.

Some topics include:
- Where can I get help?
- How do I know if my child or relative or friend is addicted?
- How do I get someone up to realizing they need help?

    Wes Geer - KORN Rock Star's Addiction, Recovery and "Rock to Recovery" for Others

    Wes Geer - KORN Rock Star's Addiction, Recovery and "Rock to Recovery" for Others

    Wes Geer is a rock star - literally and figuratively. He founded the band HedPE and was traveling guitarist for KORN. In 2003, Wes was addicted to methamphetamines, alcohol and pot. He got clean. In 2012 he founded Rock to Recovery, a non-profit organization that allows recovering addicts, victims of abuse and troubled teens to express themselves through song. Rock to Recovery also works with Wounded Warriors helping our most valued citizens - our veterans.

    • 37 min
    Theo Fleury - Former NHL Star Player - His Story of Trauma, Drugs, Stardom and Success

    Theo Fleury - Former NHL Star Player - His Story of Trauma, Drugs, Stardom and Success

    Theo Fleury is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He twice represented Canada at the Winter Olympics, winning a gold medal in 2002. After battling drug and alcohol addictions that ultimately forced him out of the NHL in 2003, he has becoming a sought after speaker. In 2009 he published his best-selling autobiography - Playing with Fire - which documented years of sexual abuse as a teen by his former coach.

    • 53 min
    Dan Schneider - The Pharmacist on a Mission Part 2

    Dan Schneider - The Pharmacist on a Mission Part 2

    In the last episode of the podcast, we talked to Dan about the death of his son Danny.  Dan found the murderer and saw him convicted.  Dan promised God that if he'd help him find Danny's murderer, that he would be on a mission for God.  What Dan did next is the subject of crime thrillers.  Noticing that one doctor in his area was writing 90% of the prescriptions for pain meds, he eventually got her license revoked and her criminally prosecuted.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Dan Schneider - The Pharmacist Part 1

    Dan Schneider - The Pharmacist Part 1

    In 1999, Dan Schneider - a Louisiana pharmacist - lost his only son to a drug related murder.  Unlike, perhaps, what most of us would do, Dan was relentless in pursuing his son's murderer and kept up an investigation for more than a year to bring the perpetrator to justice.  He finally saw the man sentenced to 15 years.  Dan's story of investigation and ultimately redemption is the subject of a trending Netflix docu series - The Pharmacist. His story doesn't end there.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Connor Miller - Former Heroin Addict - Entrepreneur

    Connor Miller - Former Heroin Addict - Entrepreneur

    This interview is with Connor Miller, 26 years old. He was a heroin addict who got clean from drugs four years ago and since then, he has not looked back. He co-founded a 50 million dollar logistics business with his father and now he is in the process of teaching himself how to be a filmmaker. He's been a successful entrepreneur and has a great method for approaching sobriety - be on the offense, rather than the defense.

    • 34 min
    Robert Imbeault - Author - Before I Leave You

    Robert Imbeault - Author - Before I Leave You

    Robert is a successful entrepreneur and childhood sexual abuse survivor.  Straddling the line between poor and destitute, Robert was raised by a single mother in a failing steel town.  Robert wrote his book - Before I Leave You - as a final message, fully intending to end his life after writing it.  However, he's now married with a child and living life to it's fullest.  It can be done.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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55 Ratings

55 Ratings

RickTon89 ,

Latest episode

Their argument on gateway drugs is uninformed and over generalized. Typical for the episodes in this series.

End Opiate Epidemic ,

Shelley Winner

What a beautiful attitude on life. Very inspiring for all.

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“Gateway drug”

They say that marijuana is a big deal and a gateway to harder drugs, need I say any more? Clearly biased and not worth a listen.

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