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SMART Recovery® Podcast, a library of talks on addiction from the leading self-empowering peer support recovery group in the world. Enjoy entertaining, thought-provoking discussion with experts in the field of science-based addiction treatment and recovery. SMART Recovery provides services for those overcoming addictions of all types.
 
How does one become Victorious in Recovery? That’s the journey we are on together as I reflect on my personal recovery from the disease of addiction. In each episode I pull together insight on topics such as daily reflections, my higher power, step work, attending meetings, rebuilding relationships and starting new ones, mental health, daily triggers and stressors and ultimately the desire to stay clean one day at a time. Special episodes include interviews with others in recovery exploring ...
 
An Addiction Recovery Lunch-hour Speaker Meeting. A new guest speaker with at least 1 year sobriety from any addiction, and who is actively working in recovery, will speak for 20 - 25 minutes each week on a specific recovery topic. This will be followed by a moderated 20 - 25 minute Q & A session from the live audience. The live speaker meetings will be held on Zoom each Friday at 10:00 AM Pacific time. To attend the live recordings and have the opportunity of asking questions of the guest, ...
 
Recordings of our intensive Big Book study panel meetings, covering the title page through "A Vision For You" each journey. The group meets twice a week and is in different parts of the book. Suitable for members of 12-step recovery groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Cocaine Anonymous (CA), that follow the practical program of action in the volume "Alcoholics Anonymous". Generally hosted by David G, David G, Nancy F, Mark B, and Minor A - members of this and other local groups in ...
 
If you're an addict, NA can help WhatsApp 082 899 8816 National Phoneline 0861 00 6962 Narcotics Anonymous is a free, non-profit fellowship of people for whom drugs have become a major problem. NA’s program is open to addicts of all ages, nationalities, cultures, creed, gender identity, and religions. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using.
 
Crystal's podcast brings you a daily recovery feed, for the addict, the alcoholic, and the normie alike! Crystal is a grateful recovering addict, that opens up about her daily struggles, and triumphs, in a hilarious nature that only she can! Join Crystal each day as she inspires you to live just for today. For more information, please visit http://crystaledmonds.com
 
Planet Sober Radio Podcast is for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Join us in recovery with stories from your hosts Brandon and Sober Joe and co-host Jade. Addiction, Alcoholism, Recovery, Quit Drinking and Stop Using Drugs
 
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Recovery Squared Radio

Recovery Squared Radio with Steve Wofford shares weekly stories and tools of transformation.

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We are all recovering from something in life. We are all in the process of recovering from the disconnection from our true self. The goal of Recovery Squared is to change what it means to recover and move from labels of addiction, alcoholism, depression, disease, divorce, illness and other manifestations. We focus on the core internal work that is required for us to recover together regardless of the symptom. Recovery Squared is a platform of inspiration and possibility to recover fully and ...
 
Taking Care of Business provides unique and intimate behind the scenes access to news makers, artists, and innovators. The show focuses on great human interest stories that will fascinate you, entertain you, and provide great insight on the mechanics of business, health, science, the environment, music, and more. We travel the world - from US military aircraft carriers to the NASA exhibit about Mars. Each week is a new adventure. Topics range from the most serious and cutting edge, to the mo ...
 
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In this episode, Tim L. shares his experience, strength, and hope. Podcast Recovery is a forerunner in digitally accessible addiction recovery support. We provide ease and convenience to any and all seeking a message of recovery and hope. By broadcasting the stories of recovering addicts, we act as a complement to all other recovery services. We ex…
 
“I remember there was where the most rational thought I could produce is that the world would be better off without me.” Ryan grew up in a home filled with mental health challenges, he believes his substance use has roots in trauma. All the pain, went away the first time he smoked weed. “It made me full and comfortable in myself” Today Ryan works i…
 
After living on the streets in Vancouver, Nicole pulled her life together and successfully completed law school. Within a short timeframe, she found herself getting high before court appearances and engaging in questionable billing practices. Too high to attend the Law Society hearing, she was disbarred and lost everything – and then turned to deal…
 
“I had a rock tied to my waist walking into a river. If someone hadn’t seen me. I wouldn’t be here.” Eric spent his life battling addiction. He had a lot of success, but struggles always took him back out there. “All I ever wanted to be was a good dad, I always loved my children, but I could never love myself.” From suicide attempts, to psych wards…
 
"My life was a chaotic abyss, I didn't know how bad it was until I tried to quit." Tamara ran across Canada trying to find a life without substances. But wherever she went, there she was. At her lowest point, she was reincarcerated, the only people who would visit was her Mom and Grandmother, "My Grandma was getting skinnier every time I saw her. I…
 
Step 11 is: “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.” Here is a little about Nicki M(squared): Nicki M (squared) is new to these recovery rooms. Before September 2021, she was an undiagnosed addict for nearly 3…
 
“The doctor didn’t seem to care that I was struggling he just kept prescribing pain meds and told me to get out of his office” Jennifer struggled with Fibromyalgia her whole adult life. She managed it with non-habit-forming medication until she found a new doctor. Fentanyl and hypomorph flowed like water. Even when she asked to reduce her dosage, h…
 
Born into addiction, and raised by a guardian she called grandma, Tee managed to steer clear of substances until, at the age of 18, she dislocated her knee. The doctor put her on oxys. At 20, she entered a methadone program but not long after, was suddenly cut off when she was unable to attend due to her grandma’s passing. Down the rabbit hole, she…
 
In this episode, Cristina S. shares her experience, strength, and hope. Podcast Recovery is a forerunner in digitally accessible addiction recovery support. We provide ease and convenience to any and all seeking a message of recovery and hope. By broadcasting the stories of recovering addicts, we act as a complement to all other recovery services. …
 
Step 10 is: “Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.” Here is a little about David A in his own words: “My name is David. I got sober through the BI\ig Book of AA and the "Back to Basics- Beginner Meetings" of Wally P. I have been sober from drugs and alcohol since October 23rd, 2013. Since then I have also…
 
“I got arrested and taken to jail in my uniform. I was paraded around the precinct in handcuffs.” Travis Sackett was arrested on duty for credit card fraud to support his habit. A dog he rescued at the height of his addiction walked with him through the chaos, her name was Karma. “On my darkest day I was in solitary confinement, traumatic brain inj…
 
In her travels around the world, and close to her heart, Joy couldn't help noticing the suffering of people struggling with mental health & addictions. Eventually, she asked: "Why are you calling me God? I don't know how to help." The answer: "It is not what you know, it is your heart". Joy decided to educate herself, and go to work and we'll hear …
 
“I was existing and not living, I wanted to die. I was done with it all” Justin was past the point of return, so he thought. Opiate addiction, home invasions, cheque fraud, drug dealing, prison time again, and again, and again. There was nowhere left to go. “For the first time in my life, I realized I wanted and needed God. It’s a powerful moment w…
 
Step 9 is: “Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others." Daniel T is sober in his primary program since December 16th 2016. A true addict, Daniel has addicted to anything that is possible to be addicted to - often cross addicting several times a day in active addiction. Some of his top plat…
 
Dr. Nora Volkow recently spoke to the SMART Recovery community about how the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is taking a holistic approach to helping those with substance use issues through prevention, treatment, and after care. As a follow up to that conversation, we talked with Dr. Wilson Compton, Deputy Director of NIDA and Dr. Will Akli…
 
“When I was interviewing HIV patients, I learned very quickly that HIV was the least of their worries.” Maryellen is an Addictions Researcher and Ph.D. Student at the University of Saskatchewan. She has dedicated her life to advocating for people who use substances. “Our decision-makers have the evidence, but here we are, still dying.” Tune in this…
 
Step 8 is: “Made a list of all persons we have harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.” Here is a little about Debbie B in her own words: “My name is Debbie and I am an alcoholic. I found recovery in April 13, 2007 and have stayed since then, one day at a time. I work with many women in the program, as well as my sponsor. I do servic…
 
“I was who he said I was. If he said jump, I asked how high. I didn’t believe I measured up – a belief I’ve carried my whole life.” Married right after high school and 2 kids shortly thereafter, Emily never had the opportunity to discover who she was as an individual. Co-dependency ruled her world. Several years into a dysfunctional marriage, alcoh…
 
Kelsey is 16 years in recovery, a pharmacist, a mother of 4, and activist on many fronts with an insider's look at the cold-hard numbers we often wonder about. "Folks who access publicly funded medical treatment for substance use disorder are actually at an increased risk of dying, thanks to policy." Join us this week while we discuss the ins and o…
 
“I lost everything, kids, family, health. All I had left was the drugs in my hand.” Chantal's rock bottom was Pinegrove Correctional Center. Her family was grateful she landed there, they knew they couldn't help her. It was her only hope. "I couldn't stop, someone needed to stop me. Prison saved my life." Tune in this week and listen to Chantal #ta…
 
In this episode, Jake F. shares his experience, strength, and hope. Podcast Recovery is a forerunner in digitally accessible addiction recovery support. We provide ease and convenience to any and all seeking a message of recovery and hope. By broadcasting the stories of recovering addicts, we act as a complement to all other recovery services. We e…
 
Step 7 is: “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” Jon R struggled with addiction throughout his teenage years and went into residential treatment at the age of 19 for alcohol and drug use. After treatment, he earned a degree in Psychology and an MBA. Upon graduation, he got married, started a family, and within months of finishing his MBA p…
 
Lea and Todd Hoiland’s world was shattered on July 8, 2021 – the day they lost their vibrant 20-year-old daughter, Alyssa, to a fentanyl-laced Xanax. “If my daughter had taken just a Xanax, she’d still be alive but [fentanyl] is in absolutely everything now.” Despite the heartache, the Hoiland’s are on a mission to change stigma, bring awareness, a…
 
"I was spiritually bankrupt and I wanted to die." Shane started using heavy in Grade 7. Years later he found Crack in Calgary, AB. It all went fuzzy after that, "I remember people telling me they were gonna drive their car into my house. I had to leave Calgary or I was going to die." Tune in this week and listen to Shane #takeofftheblinders around …
 
In this episode, the ladies share their experience, strength, and hope. Podcast Recovery is a forerunner in digitally accessible addiction recovery support. We provide ease and convenience to any and all seeking a message of recovery and hope. By broadcasting the stories of recovering addicts, we act as a complement to all other recovery services. …
 
Step 6 is: “Were entirely ready to have God remove ALL these defects of character.” David G. from Oklahoma was the guest speaker at the 80th Reco12 meeting back in December 2021. David was a sponsee of Charlie P. from "Joe and Charlie," and has been sharing experience, strength, and hope for 27 years. He had a miraculous and life-changing spiritual…
 
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