A nutrition and exercise based lifestyle that is practiced along with the twelve steps of recovery.
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Rise & Grind Reno: Alternative Sentencing – Rethinking Law Enforcement’s Role in Recovery

I attended the Rise & Grind graduation ceremony in Reno, Nevada, on August 24, 2018.  I was moved to see many members of law enforcement participate and enjoy the event.  These officers are on the forefront of a new way of integrating law enforcement into drug addiction recovery.

Rise & Grind Reno: Family Support for Ladies in Recovery…

I attended the Rise & Grind Reno graduation on August 24, 2018.   Grant Denton, the founder of Rise & Grind, had family members of some of the graduates flown in to surprise them at their graduation.  I interviewed some of the family members right before the graduation.  Check out this moving video.

Meet the Ladies of Rise & Grind Reno: Hear How an Active Sober Lifestyle Enhanced Their Recovery

Meet the fab four, graduates of the Rise & Grind Reno program in Reno, Nevada.  The program was founded by Grant Denton and has helped turn around the lives of its participants.   This interview was taped in Reno on August 24, 2018.

Buddhist Teachings and the Twelve Steps of Recovery

For many including me, Buddhist teachings have been useful tools in recovery.  Buddhist teaching and the eightfold path are consistent with twelve step teachings.  I had the opportunity to interview an expert on the issue at the KTD Monastary in Woodstock, New York.  Watch and find out how Buddhism can enhance your addiction recovery.



SOULFEST Music Festival: The Importance of Music to Your Recovery

Here’s a video from Soulfest 2016, a faith-based music festival in New Hampshire.  I explain the importance of music to my recovery and hope that it makes you think about how music, social media, movies, video games and other everyday parts of our life can either enhance, or undercut, your attempt to stay sober.




Beth A.: How She Overcame an Eating Disorder with the Help of Addict2Athlete…

Meet Beth A. of Addict2Athlete in Pueblo, Colorado.  I interviewed Beth at the “Hero Run”, a fundraiser to assist local recovery resources in Pueblo.  Hear about how Beth was able to overcome an eating addiction and restore her health.   For more information on the Addict2Athlete program, visit http://www.addict2athlete.org.


How Nutrient Deficiency Contributes to Anxiety and Depression with Dr. Michael Bedecs

Dr. Michael Bedecs is a recognized expert in anti-aging medicine and has worked closely with people in addition recovery for years.  Check out my interview with him and for more information, go to his website: http://www.agemanagementcenter.com.