About Recovery Unscripted

Recovery Unscripted brings you firsthand stories and exclusive insights from the frontlines of the opioid crisis, mental health care and addiction treatment. Powered by Foundations Recovery Network, this podcast’s mission is to share valuable wisdom and powerful stories.

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With episodes available in all podcast apps, Recovery Unscripted reaches thousands of listeners each month – in over 60 countries around the world – who are seeking to stay inspired for their mission, further their education about the latest innovations and ultimately learn how to better help those around them.

Each episode explores a different, relevant topic through in-depth conversations with a variety of influential and knowledgeable figures, from expert clinicians and politicians to inspiring authors and grassroots champions of the recovery community. With guests such as Obama administration drug czar Michael Botticelli, journalist Sam Quinones, Governor Chris Christie, author Glennon Doyle and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker, Recovery Unscripted is your source for current, meaningful dialogues about the issues that matter to you.

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My guests today are 180 Health Partners’ Justin Lanning and Angie Alexander who serve a critical need: helping pregnant women with addiction by filling the…

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Category: Opioid Crisis

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As shifting cultural priorities and values leave America vulnerable to the opioid crisis, how can we do more to rebuild community and fight the preeminent…

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My guest today is Lori Ryland, who serves as CEO of Skywood Recovery, a residential program for co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders in Michigan.…

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On today’s show, I’m joined by Jay Crosson, CEO of Cumberland Heights recovery program near Nashville, Tennessee. He sat down with me at the Moments…

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As director of national drug control policy, Michael Botticelli led the Obama administration’s efforts to advance reforms in prevention, criminal justice and treatment. He was…

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Today, my guest is Dr. Melissa Lee Warner from Black Bear Lodge, a residential treatment program in north Georgia, where serves as the medical director.…

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For today’s show, I’m joined by John Lehman of the Florida Association of Recovery Residences or FARR. He has served FARR in a number of…

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Today, I’m excited to have a conversation about the unique challenges facing the LGBTQ community and how they meet those needs at Pride Institute, where…

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Today’s guest is Jeff Jay, interventionist and co-author of the best-selling book Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention. He sat down with me at…

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On today’s show, I’m joined by Dr. Julie Friedman, a health psychologist in the specialties of binge eating disorder, night eating syndrome and Cognitive Behavioral…

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