Real Recovery Talk

By Tom Conrad

If you have a loved one battling alcoholism or drug addiction, this podcast will give you insight into what it's like for them, what you can (and can't) do to help, and what to expect for them in treatment and recovery. Hosted by Tom Conrad, a recovering addict, and alcoholic, Adam Colling, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Paul Desmond Adams a dad overcoming codependency.

  1. 1.
    182 - Tommy L - How one Corona took him down a deep dark path
    43:00
  2. 2.
    181 - Noah didn't get straight A's in treatment, but he is thriving!
    51:56
  3. 3.
    180 - The Importance of Staying Connected and How Giving Back has Kept Him Sober with Eric Sheets
    57:24
  4. 4.
    179 - Fatih Penda - His journey intro recovery and how his upbringing could have held him back
    42:37
  5. 5.
    178 - Brad Jensen - Founder and CEO of Key Nutrition talks drug addiction and how he became the entrepreneur he is today
    1:01:48
  6. 6.
    177 - Maya B - Masters Level Dope Addict to Masters Level Clinician
    48:49
  7. 7.
    176 - What Is Proper Structure in Sober Living With Crazy Keith
    45:57
  8. 8.
    175 - Geographical Change: Assisting People Through Recovery
    38:57
  1. 9.
    174 - Our Thoughts on California Sober AKA Marijuana Maintenance Program
    42:39
  2. 10.
    173 - Nicole Bifano, LCSW - The Therapeutic Process and AL-ANON
    48:31
  3. 11.
    172 - Steve the Intern at Rock Recovery Center - Shares his experience getting clean and sober and why he chose to work in the field of addiction
    36:29
  4. 12.
    171 - The Importance of Exercise When Getting Clean and Sober
    38:26
  5. 13.
    170 - Allie Severino - Host and Producer of "Dope Sick Nation"
    52:48
  6. 14.
    169 - Jacob tells his story about relapse - What happened after 3.5 years!
    45:53
  7. 15.
    168 - How to NOT RELAPSE with Ben and Tom
    45:10
  8. 16.
    167 - Ask yourself these 3 things before speaking to your son or daughter about getting clean and sober!
    29:20
  9. 17.
    166 - Is Methadone an Effective Treatment Option?
    21:43
  10. 18.
    165 - How Self Esteem Directly Affects Our Recovery
    30:10
  11. 19.
    164 - The Unfortunate Truths of Addiction
    34:22
  12. 20.
    163 - Charlie celebrates 2 years of sobriety!
    36:29
  13. 21.
    162 - Ben celebrates 10 years of sobriety!!
    40:04
  14. 22.
    161 - Why 12-Step Programs Don't Work - And Why They Do
    45:10
  15. 23.
    160 - Pastor Tullian Tchividjian shares the disconnect between Church and recovery principles - What the Church can learn from recovering addicts
    1:13:38
  16. 24.
    159 - Alex Uslar - Hybrid Performance Method - From Druggie Punk Rocker to Strength Icon
    1:06:01
  17. 25.
    158 - How to approach my loved one to get help
    25:36
  18. 26.
    157 - Sean B. breaks down the Full Circle of Recovery
    52:54
  19. 27.
    156 - Jeremy talks about his experience in the military and his addiction - NOW HIS RECOVERY!
    47:24
  20. 28.
    155 - Kat gives HOPE to those still struggling through her own testimony
    46:38
  21. 29.
    154 - Vince has been to 10+ treatment centers - What will be different this time?
    50:19
  22. 30.
    153 - Nick's first time in treatment - What happened and what he hopes for in the future
    45:08
  23. 31.
    152 - What we have to look forward to when getting SOBER!
    35:44
  24. 32.
    151 - We have to be able to make decisions for ourselves!
    30:16
  25. 33.
    150 - Measuring Progress While In Addiction Treatment
    30:47
  26. 34.
    149 - What we have seen with Covid-19 up to this point
    29:20
  27. 35.
    148 - Tony shares his experience with addiction- His first time in treatment and where he wants to go in the future
    48:30
  28. 36.
    147 - 3 statements that we HATE hearing from people in early recovery
    26:54
  29. 37.
    146 - Patricia shares what can happen if you take ALL of the suggestions given to you while in treatment - 7 months of QUALITY SOBRIETY!
    45:47
  30. 38.
    145 - Mitchell talks about the biggest downfalls he has faced getting sober - Where he has failed and how he has recovered
    34:44
  31. 39.
    144 - Importance of sponsorship and why you might want to do the work the first time - with John S.
    1:03:11
  32. 40.
    143 - 3 Biggest Challenges in Early Sobriety
    27:53
  33. 41.
    142 - How to know if I am going to a good Treatment Center or not?
    51:47
  34. 42.
    141 - Sean Shares Some Experience, Strength and HOPE!!!
    1:00:14
  35. 43.
    140 - SET SOME FRIGGIN BOUNDARIES! PLEASE!
    22:22
  36. 44.
    139 - Maggie from Pittsburgh talks sobriety, and what she had to go through to get to where she is today!
    58:24
  37. 45.
    138 - The importance of sober networks and community - Chris and Dakota share their sobriety wins!
    31:15
  38. 46.
    137 - Aftercare and Post Treatment Success for Sobriety
    1:06:02
  39. 47.
    136 - I need to go back to treatment but I feel too much shame
    34:29
  40. 48.
    135 - COVID-19 and how it has affected us in recovery
    32:56
  41. 49.
    134 - Allow others to manage you!
    24:39
  42. 50.
    133 - 5 Stages of Change
    30:44

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