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Why Intervention Podcast

Why Intervention Podcast

Hosted by: Christopher Doyle

The Why Intervention Podcast is aimed at helping family and friends feel supported and encouraged that recovery from addiction is possible, for themselves as well as their loved ones. Through powerful stories of...

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Leah Shares How Her Al-Anon Experience Transformed Her Life - Episode 30

Episode #30

Leah Lamarr is an actress, writer, and stand-up comedian, currently based in Los Angeles. She shares how her al-anon experience transformed her life. Leah describes so many of the personal behaviors and difficult...
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Is Your Loved One In Denial? Are You? - Episode 29

Episode #29

Chris and Danny discuss what denial is more like when it comes to addiction (delusion), what prevents you from admitting that your loved one has a problem and why it's so important to be honest. The Why Intervention...
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Find Strength and a New Community of Friends to Support your Recovery Journey with Scott Strode - Episode 28

Episode #28

Scott shares his recovery journey, his addiction struggles, and his movement with The Phoenix. If you’re in recovery from substance use disorder and have the desire to live sober, The Phoenix will help you find...
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Why is Recovery So Hard? - Episode 27

Episode #27

Do you want to know why recovery is so hard? Chris and Danny talk about recovery challenges from treatment to long-term sobriety. The Why Intervention Podcast is aimed at helping family and friends feel supported and...
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Chris and Tim Discuss Interventions Tim Ryan - Episode 26

Episode #26

Chris and Tim discuss his story and talk shop around intervention cases, particularly young people with addictions. The Why Intervention Podcast is aimed at helping family and friends feel supported and encouraged...
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Can Your Loved One Have a Couple of Drinks for St. Patty's Day? (or Any Holiday?) - Episode 25

Episode #25

Danny and Christopher answer the above question for families who have a loved one newly in recovery, and cover it from different angles, adding other scenarios. They discuss what's behind the desire to have a couple...
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90 Seconds to a Life You Love with Dr. Joan Rosenberg - Episode 24

Episode #24

Chris interviewed Dr. Joan Rosenberg, facing eight unpleasant feelings and how her work helps families with addicted loved ones. Joan I. Rosenberg, Ph.D., creator of Emotional Mastery™ and Emotional Mastery Training™,...
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Recovery is Possible for Everyone - Episode 23

Episode #23

Chris and Danny discuss the intervention process, the successful intervention of cousin George and what Chris's intentions were for the Why Intervention podcast, and what they will focus on moving forward. The Why...
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What to Expect During an Intervention with Earl Hightower - Episode 22

Episode #22

Chris and Earl discuss the intervention process, the importance of family, and the pre-intervention work. For over 35 years, Earl Hightower has worked on the front lines of addiction and recovery. The unique...
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Make Your Mess Your Memoir with Anna David - Episode 21

Episode #21

Christopher and Anna talk about addiction and recovery: some general misconceptions about what works and what doesn't, and how to share your message to be of service to others. Anna David is a NY Times bestselling...
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Getting Your Son to Say Yes - Episode 20

Episode #20

George is celebrating a one-year sober following a family intervention. He shares his story with openness and vulnerability to encourage families that intervention works. The Why Intervention Podcast is aimed at...
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Surviving Prison: Thoughts and Behaviors that Keep a Young Man Returning to Prison—Is Transformation Possible? with Jake Cortez - Episode 19

Episode #19

Jake Cortez shares his story about being in and out of prison with some striking depictions. He gives back to the prison community now, inspiring young men that there is hope for change. Also, Jake Cortez’s first...
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