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RB2R 1: Introduction

May 24th, 2017

This episode we introduce ourselves to the world. 

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RB2R 2: Matt Ganem, Addiction and Poetry

July 7th, 2017

We are joined by special guest Matt Ganem, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Banyan Treatment Center. In addition, Matt is a poet and the author of “The Shadow of an Addict.” Matt also hosts Banyan Recovery Radio and speaks to different schools, recovery programs and community forums on addiction. He is a huge voice for recovery not only in his hometown of Massachusetts, but nationwide. 

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RB2R 3: Women in Recovery

July 7th, 2017

This week we welcome special guest Judy McDonough, Executive Director of the Edwina Martin House in Brockton. The Edwina Martin House is one of Massachusetts' first recovery homes, designed specifically for women. Edwina Martin House offers services to 21 women and can accommodate up to 4 infants at a time. The House is located in the Brockton area but welcomes women from throughout the state.  They offer detoxification units and short term rehab centers. https://emhouse.org/

 

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RB2R 4: Mental Health w/ Big Brother Season 9 Winner, Adam Jasinski

July 7th, 2017

This week we are joined by Big Brother Season 9 winner Adam Jasinski. Adam is an Author, Interventionist, Public Speaker, and Professional Consultant. On a mission to help families as well as those battling drug addiction and mental illness. 

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RB2R 5: Shane Got a Job and “Tearing Down Society”

July 7th, 2017

Host Shane Johnson becomes a productive member of society by getting a job!  He and Bill continue totackle the addiction epidemic sweeping our nation by "tearing down society". 

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RB2R 6: Appreciation of Recovery, The Chirping of a Bird

July 7th, 2017

Hosts Shane Johnson and Bill Farrell continue the discussion about how to effectivly end the addiction issues of our time. 

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RB2R 7: Shannon Egan, A Story of War Oppression and Addiction

July 7th, 2017

Host Shane Johnson and Bill Farrell welcome special guest Shannon Egan. 

Shannon Egan is the author of No Tourists Allowed and Sex, Drugs & Recovery (coming fall of 2017). She is the host and creator of the Instagram video series, Create & Conquer, with over 40,000 followers, including creatives, writers, and people in recovery. 

Shannon is a 17 X Award-Winning Grant Writer and a Marketing and Development Consultant for Addiction Recovery Organizations world-wide. Previously, she worked as a Journalist and Press Officer for the United Nations in Africa and New York City.  

In her spare time, she masquerades as a cosplayer to offer a creative take on living in addiction recovery.

http://www.shannonegan.com/

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RB2R 8: Senator John Keenan - Legislation and Recovery

July 7th, 2017

Host Bill Farrell welcomes Massachusetts State Senator John Keenan. Senator Keenan is a leading proponent of major reforms addressing prescription drug abuse and substance abuse treatment. Senator Keenan continues to focus on the opiate abuse epidemic, with several pieces of legislation that aim to reduce our over-reliance on the pharmaceutical products that lead to addiction and overdose. He has several proposals that would expand access to treatment, reduce out of pocket costs for naloxone, provide broader and more effective pain management alternatives to opioid prescribing, strengthen the “Good Samaritan” law, and update trafficking statutes to reflect the recently emerged threat of fentanyl.

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RB2R 9: The Higher Power in Recovery

September 8th, 2017

We're back baby after a long break!
Today we are discussing the Higher Power and its place in recovery.
If you ever wondered if your Higher power had a name then come check out The Alpha Course, the first night is called "Is There More To Life Than This" . Come down on Sept 14th to St Joe's Holbrook Dinner served at 6:30 pm

You can see what it is all about then decide if it's for you.

Check out our FB page too! 

https://www.facebook.com/rockbottom2recovery/

Higher Power is a term coined in the 1930s in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and is used in other twelve-step programs. It is also sometimes referred to as a power greater than ourselves and is frequently abbreviated to HP. The term sometimes refers to a supreme being or deity, or some conception of God.

 

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RB2R 10: Addiction and The Adolescent Mind with Dr. Ruth Potee

January 10th, 2018

Join us as we talk to Dr. Ruth Potee as we reenter the casting of Pods.

"We have to start recognizing that addiction is a real disease"

Dr. Potee discusses the disease of addiction and its affectivness on adolescents.

https://ruthpotee.com/

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