A plate of food. Food addiction is a real problem that will be discussed on today's episode of Recovery Radio

Diverse Addiction

Posted on September 17, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by Josh Opatowsky, a licensed clinical social worker who often works with works with clients who struggle with food addiction. Zach and Josh discuss the science behind food addiction and the importance of addressing it with the same mentality that we do with other addictions. Following Josh Zach is


A group of young adults in a group therapy session

Recovering Young

Posted on September 4, 2020 in Podcast

 In this episode Zach is joined by Doug Penny, the director of business development for Southern California Recovery Center. Doug and Zach talk through how recovery for someone going through treatment while young, may differ from someone beginning their recovery journey later in life. Following his conversation with Doug, Zach is joined by Jessica Durbin,


A veteran standing next to his military gear. It is not uncommon for veterans to suffer from substance abuse

The Veteran’s Journey, From Addiction to Recovery

Posted on August 26, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by Lieutenant Commander Bill Reynolds, a 30-year Navy veteran and trained physician assistant. Bill and Zach discuss what opioid addiction looks like in the military and veteran communities, and how to best build a treatment plan that addresses their unique challenges. Following Bill, Zach is joined by Dr. Kevin


A doctor holding a stethoscope.

Prescribing An Epidemic

Posted on August 19, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by Ted Chan, the CEO of CareDash, a patient review and transparency site for healthcare organizations. Ted share the results of a recent study CareDash did that focused on the connection between Pharmaceutical companies and the rate at which doctors prescribe opioids. Ted and Zach discuss the results of


A woman studying DNA slides

The Science Of Opioid Addiction

Posted on August 12, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by clinical psychologist, an addictions treatment specialist Dr. Aaron Weiner. Dr. Weiner speaks nationally on the topic of addiction and will be talking with Zach about how quickly using medically prescribed opioids for pain management can turn into an addiction. Following Dr. Weiner, Zach is joined by Amanda Villaveces,


A picture of a young couple. Addiction is different in men and women, as well as different age groups

The Differences In Addiction

Posted on August 6, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by Michelle English, the co-founder and clinical director of Healthy Life Recovery in San Diego, California. Michelle and Zach will be talking through how substance use disorder affects women differently than men, and how care can be specialized to better serve their needs. Following his conversation with Michelle, Zach


Two individuals talking about their depression

Coping Habits

Posted on July 29, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode of Recovery Radio, Zach joined by Ryan Cain, the President of Nashville Recovery Center. Ryan, having experienced addiction himself, touches on the warning signs of unhealthy coping habits that can turn into an addiction. Following Ryan, Zach speaks with Tim Griffin, the current Public Information Officer and 17-year veteran Firefighter of the


Leaves changing color to symbolize change

Embracing Change

Posted on July 22, 2020 in Podcast

In this special episode, we have guest host Michelle McGinnis, the Chief Clinical Officer of Landmark Recovery, filling in for Zach Crouch. Our guest this week is Dr. Carlo DiClemente, professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology, University of Maryland and co-creator (with James Prochaska, PhD) of the Trans-theoretical Model of Change. Dr. DiClemente and


A doctor talking to a patient about medication that can be used during the opioid withdrawal process

Opioid-Free Pain Reduction

Posted on July 15, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode Zach is joined by Dr. Amy Baxter, former emergency pediatrician and pain researcher and founder of of Pain Care Labs, a noninvasive pain relief device company. Dr. Baxter will be explaining the high opioid prescription rates has contributed to the opioid epidemic. She’ll also give insight into what her company, Pain Care


Two teenagers in the city.

Opioid Youth

Posted on July 9, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Matthew Glowiak, a member of the clinical faculty at SNHU and Walden, host of “Mental Health Matters with Dr. Matt” , and Co-Founder of Counseling Speaks. Matt will be speaking with Zach about the dangers of opioid addiction and use in children, how common it is, and how to