39 episodes

Discussions about addiction, eating disorders, mental health and recovery. We talk with people in recovery, advocates working to break the stigma of addiction & mental health and the people working on the front lines in the behavioral health field.

The Point is Recovery Podcast Turning Point of Tampa

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 24 Ratings

Discussions about addiction, eating disorders, mental health and recovery. We talk with people in recovery, advocates working to break the stigma of addiction & mental health and the people working on the front lines in the behavioral health field.

    E38: Bonus Episode w/ The Crew

    E38: Bonus Episode w/ The Crew

    Please enjoy this Bonus Episode with the entire crew of The Point is Recovery Podcast: Joan Browne - ProducerAshley Neal - Host & WriterChris Nasuti - Co-HostJeremiah Fowler - Sound EngineerThe Crew will be taking a creative break and we hope to be back with you real soon with new guests and the same important information. We are so grateful to have had this opportunity to share stories of hope for recovery with you.Even though National Recovery Month is almost over, you can still ce...

    • 15 min
    E37: Looking Forward, Learning Backward w/ Comedian Alonzo Bodden

    E37: Looking Forward, Learning Backward w/ Comedian Alonzo Bodden

    September is National Recovery Month AND this year marks the two year anniversary of The Point is Recovery Podcast! Thank you to everyone who has listened, subscribed and shared - your support is what made this podcast the success that it is. We truly appreciate YOU!For episode 37 we are joined by comedian and person in long term recovery, Alonzo Bodden. His first big comedy break came when he was on the “New Faces of Comedy” showcase at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, but it was as...

    • 49 min
    E36: Documenting Recovery w/ Producer Greg Williams

    E36: Documenting Recovery w/ Producer Greg Williams

    Greg Williams is a person in long term recovery. Early on in his journey he witnessed challenges w/ others finding and sustaining recovery and became frustrated with people not looking at the real problems and issues, but rather making a lot of excuses. While in film school, Greg learned that in order to make a good documentary you needed access to unique subject matter. It was out of his access to positive, solution oriented stories that his passion for making documentaries about recovery wa...

    • 40 min
    E35: The Bright Side of Addiction is Recovery w/ Neil Scott

    E35: The Bright Side of Addiction is Recovery w/ Neil Scott

    Our guest for Episode 35 has dedicated most of his career to getting out a very important message - Addiction is a chronically relapsing brain disease, but with treatment and support, recovery is possible!Neil Scott began his career in the addiction field as the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism (NCA), and at that time he had no idea how closely linked to Alcoholism he actually was. Shockingly, Neil learned that not only did his father die f...

    • 51 min
    E34: Surviving 9/11 and Addiction w/ Kayla Bergeron

    E34: Surviving 9/11 and Addiction w/ Kayla Bergeron

    **Listener Note** This episode contains a discussion of traumatic events. If you believe you are experiencing PTSD, please consult with your doctor or a mental health professional. If you are having thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800.273.8255.Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. According to the National Center for PTSD, about 6 out of ever...

    • 40 min
    E33: Sidelined by Alcoholism, Slam-Dunking Recovery w/ Nikki Soda

    E33: Sidelined by Alcoholism, Slam-Dunking Recovery w/ Nikki Soda

    Today's guest was an elite athlete from a middle-class family with no history of abuse. She grew up sheltered, but later learned that blackout drinking brought out a side of her that everyone around her relished. It was at this point that Nikki Soda started down a path to alcoholism.According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, Alcohol-induced blackouts can lead to impaired memory of events that transpired while intoxicated and because blackouts tend to occur at high ...

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Justin Prince (Tampa, FL) ,

Insightful & Entertaining

This podcast is helping me stay in the middle of the boat! Works great while driving, avoiding various distractions (i.e-phone calls, notifications, etc.) and external triggers too.

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Passionate

Amazing hosts, full of passion, and helpful to families.

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