Mental Healthcare & Counseling

Posted on May 5, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’ll be going over the topics of mental health care and counseling. First we have guest Brian Valasek joining us. Brian is the Director of Restoring Hope Counseling and Coaching in Cincinnati Ohio, and has a passion for helping people struggling with addiction build recovery and relapse prevention skills. He’ll be speaking to


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Addiction As A Primary Care

Posted on April 28, 2020 in Podcast

We have guest Dr. Gilmore Chung joining us on the show today. Dr. Chung will be giving us some insight into how physicians can provide help to people with addictions during a primary care appointment. Following Dr. Chung we have Patrick Dunn, the President of Recovery Services at Landmark Recovery. Patrick will be joining to


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How To Ask For Help With Your Addiction

Posted on April 27, 2020 in Addiction

  If you’ve ever wondered how to ask for help with your addiction, you’re in the right place.   Whether you have an addiction to alcohol, opioids, or any other substance, admitting to yourself that you need help is one of the biggest milestones to cross in the journey to recovery.   It’s essential to


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5 Best Apps For Recovery

Posted on April 22, 2020 in Recovery

  To maintain sobriety and monitor progress after detox, more and more people are now using apps for recovery.   Indiana ranks 34th in the nation for drug deaths with 17.9 deaths from opioid abuse per 100,000 people.  Today, people recovering from alcohol or substance use disorder need as much emotional support as possible.  


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Juggling Success And Addiction

Posted on April 21, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we have guests Lin and Aaron Sternlicht joining us to speak on their private practice in New York, where they specialize in helping prominent and high net-worth individuals suffering with substance use disorder. They’ll touch on what defines a “high functioning” alcoholic and why is it so important to seek help even


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Best Habits To Start To Avoid Relapse

Posted on April 20, 2020 in Recovery

  Recovering Oklahoman meth addict Amanda Needham points out how it can be challenging to avoid relapse: “It’s easier to find drugs than jobs,” she says. “When you’re bored, that’s all you think about.”   Whether you’re recovering from drugs or alcohol, successful long-term recovery depends on your ability to overcome cravings to take a


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The Dangers of Quitting Drinking Cold Turkey

Posted on April 18, 2020 in Alcohol

  A commonly asked question we get here at Landmark Recovery concerns the dangers of quitting drinking cold turkey.   According to SAMHSA (the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration), there were 88,000 alcohol-related deaths in the US between 2006 and 2010.   The CDC shows that 1646 people die each year due to alcohol


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6 Things NOT To Say To Your Sober Friend

Posted on April 16, 2020 in Alcohol

  So, your friend has announced that they don’t drink alcohol anymore. Knowing how to respond to this statement is as much as about what you should avoid as what you should say and do. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 things not to say to your sober friend.  


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What Is A High-Functioning Alcoholic?

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Alcohol

  High-functioning alcoholic sounds like a classic contradiction in terms. How can someone who is an alcoholic meaningfully function?   A high-functioning alcoholic, also known as a functional alcoholic, is someone who can hold down a steady job, dresses well, and can socialize effortlessly without drawing attention to their drinking problem.   To everyone on


Unhealthy Relationships with Alcohol

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We have guest Dr. Joseph Volpicelli joining us on the show to help us understand what defines an alcohol use disorder. He’ll be telling us more about the signs when an unhealthy relationship with alcohol turns into an alcohol addiction, and what recovery options he recommends. Then, we have Rosalind Donald a Victim Services Specialist