Denise does three interviews this week. All related to the opioid crisis/epidemic. You will hear from Judy Rummler, of the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation and Fed Up grass roots coalition about the Fed Up Rally in Washington DC on October 3, 2015. (Two weeks ago we heard from Greg Williams, … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Rally for Support
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We often speak of possible paths to recovery on this show. One of the most accepted and desired path is inpatient rehabilitation. This week Denise speaks with Mark Gladden, CEO of Present Moments Recovery on his unique program. His program director, Vicky Dyar also joins Denise and Mark to … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Present Moments Recovery
On this week's show Denise reintroduces us to Greg Williams, the writer and producer of the film The Anonymous People, a film about the over 23 million Americans living in long term recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs. With people sharing their stories of recovery it is hoped that there … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Unite to Face Addiction
Just a couple of weeks ago we heard of the death of Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. What went wrong? What could have been done? What should have been done? Bobbi Kristina was a loved one of an addict, actually of at least two addicts. On this week's show Denise shares an … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Bobbi Kristina Brown
This month President Obama commuted the sentences of 46 prisoners, mostly drug offenders, and talked about the need to reform the criminal justice system, especially reviewing sentencing laws and reducing punishments for non-violent offenders. What does that mean for us, the general public and our … [Read more...] about Addicted To Addicts -Is the United States really the “Incarceration Nation”?
As if PTSD from being in the military and separation from families is not enough to cope with for men and women in uniform and veterans, now we have people targeting our military here at home. As Denise prepared this show about veterans and the military, there was another tragic event, this time … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Drug Addiction and Suicides in the Military and After
Is it possible to be addicted to your smartphone? On this week's show Denise speaks with Dr. Don Grant, a media psychologist with a specialization in addiction. In his article, "The Digital Drug" Dr. Grant addresses this issue. Listen to him talk about his research and the data and you decide? … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
This week Denise speaks with Judy Wright, the wife of Glenn Wright, Founder of "The Most Excellent Way" ministry for addiction. This ministry uses the bible and not the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous as the basis for their program. Denise feels that the more choices offered, the more people will … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Christian Faith Based Support for Addictions
How do we enjoy Father's Day while loving an addicted child? It has to be our choice. This week's show is dedicated to Fathers and support and resources. Listen to Denise's interview with two Dad's who found solace in support and friendship. Check out these other interviews with and about Dads and … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Happy Father’s Day!
What Do We Know About The Business of Recovery? We know that addiction and addiction treatment can be very expensive. We know that many people who need help with their addictions do not get help for many reasons, finances being one of them. Do we know what we are getting for our money? What is … [Read more...] about Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – What Do We Know About The Business of Recovery?