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As Needed for Pain – Recovery from Prescription Addiction with Dan Peres

Dan Peres looked like he had a glamorous life. He was working in New York City in a great career as an elite journalist. No one knew that on the inside he was broken, alone, and terrified. Dan Peres always sought relief from a cripplingly low self-esteem. He became instantly addicted to opioid painkillers when he was given them after a surgery, sending him into an addiction that demanded up to fifteen Vicodin at a time. Dan was putting everything in danger to feed his habit until he didn’t recognize who he was anymore. Today, Dan is 12 years clean and has just released his book, As Needed for [...]

By |2020-03-17T12:47:58+00:00March 16th, 2020|Male Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Personal Finance in Recovery with Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner is the author of Personal Finance for People in Addiction Recovery. Brandon is a coach, facilitator, and real estate investor committed to adding value to the lives of others. After Brandon dropped out of college, he went into selling drugs, making 200K a year. He was living large according to his delusional ego, until he got set up and arrested. He was forced to get sober and ended up broke, landing a job that only paid $13 an hour. Today he is sober, happy, fulfilled, and has paid off 75K of consumer debt. He is here to tell us why money is not the root of [...]

By |2020-02-20T18:46:08+00:00February 25th, 2020|Alcoholism, Marijuana, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Don’t Waste Another Minute of Your Life with Corey Harrington

Corey Harrington’s story began with childhood wounds and existential angst. He always felt like an exposed nerve and used drugs to numb the pain. But he felt time ticking by, and a growing sense of dread began to drown him. Corey knew that he had to stop using or risk spending his whole life in the meaningless cycle of addiction. Corey recently celebrated 4 years of sobriety from alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, tranquilizers, and opioids. He talks about how he stopped being a victim of circumstance and started shaping himself into the person he wanted to be. Corey reveals how he’s transcended the pettiness of everyday life to create [...]

By |2020-02-07T20:14:15+00:00February 11th, 2020|Alcoholism, Cocaine, Marijuana, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Addiction, Recovery, and the Lies We Tell Ourselves with Joy Siegel

Joy Siegel is the creator of Senior Solutions Inc. She is a successful professional and entrepreneur who hosted Good Work Radio, which gave her the opportunity to interview celebrities and every president since George H. W. Bush. Rewind to 12 years ago, Joy was a single working parent who would wake up at 5 a.m. to pick up her drugs before getting her kids ready for the morning carpool. She was also the caregiver for her aging parents and managing a busy career. At first, prescription opioids made Joy feel powerful and helped her to handle her demanding life. But as time went on, the pills stopped working [...]

By |2019-12-24T13:03:06+00:00December 24th, 2019|Blog, Female Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

The Sobriety Blueprint with Jonathan Sylvester

Jonathan Sylvester is a Recovery Coach, Nutritionist, Fitness Expert, and the developer of The Sobriety Blueprint, RecoverU, and Win Your 24. It’s hard to believe that 6 years ago, Jonathan had destroyed all his relationships, had no education or opportunities, and was totally broke. He was addicted to prescription pills, and his whole life revolved around supporting his daily 30 or more Vicodin and Soma habit. Today, Jonathan is doing much more than just staying sober. He’s designed a simple sobriety blueprint that optimizes all aspects of his life. He also helps others do the same. Are you ready to consider the endless possibilities for your life in [...]

By |2019-12-13T18:10:47+00:00December 17th, 2019|Blog, Male Speaker, Marijuana, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Addiction Took My Husband, Recovery Saved My Life with Stephanie Pollak

You can be angry. Or you can be at peace. You can heal. Or you can continue playing the victim. It's up to you to choose the things that make you happy. No one else is going to do that for you. It's up to you to move in the direction of growth and freedom. Only you can save yourself. Stephanie Pollak spent most of her life believing the world was supposed to make her happy. If she did the right things, life would be good for her. She spent most of her time and energy saving others and never considered herself. After her husband became addicted to [...]

Spirituality and Recovery with Jacob Evans

What if you knew that not only are you capable of creating your own happiness, but also that you deserve it? Today’s guest says we are destined to be happy if we get out of our own way. This is possible if we live for the will of our spiritual higher power instead of for the approval of others. Jacob Evans is an admission coordinator for Treehouse Recovery, which has developed a cutting-edge recovery model called the “True Bio-Psycho-Social” program. He is also a Life Coach and the first-time father of a 3-month-old girl. Jacob always felt a constant need for approval and a sense of accomplishment. He [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:54:47+00:00September 24th, 2019|Cocaine, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments

Mobilize Recovery with Ryan Hampton

What is the solution to the addiction crisis? Currently, less than 10 percent of people will ever seek medical help of any kind for their addiction. Hundreds of people lose their lives daily, leaving behind family members, friends, loved ones, children, and community members. Yet, when the recovery community organizes, reform is possible. There is a powerful movement happening in the United States that is revolutionizing the way we fight the addiction crisis. Ryan Hampton is here to talk about how we can all Mobilize Recovery! Ryan Hampton Over four years into recovery from a decade-long opioid addiction, Ryan Hampton has been rocketed to the center of America’s rising [...]

By |2019-09-16T19:32:12+00:00September 17th, 2019|Drug addiction, Heroin, Male Speaker, Podcast, Prescription Drugs|0 Comments