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Buds with SUDs podcast
58 minutes | May 23, 2021
#25 — Tisha Goullaud, Peer Mom and Lead Peer Recovery Coach
Tisha Goullaud is a mother of three children and she is in recovery from a substance use disorder for over five years. She’s a Peer Mom and Lead Peer Recovery Coach at Lynn Community Health Center helping moms find stable recovery on a path that is most suitable for them. Tisha has experience with interpersonal violence, coordinating care with outside agencies and supporting moms through labor, delivery, and post-partum.
63 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
#24 — Steven Chisholm, Professor at North Shore Community College
Mr. Chisholm is a full-time professor and program coordinator of North Shore Community College’s Drug and Alcohol Programs. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University. Prior to teaching, he was employed for twenty years at CAB Health & Recovery/Lahey Health Behavioral Services where he held many counseling, clinical supervisory, and leadership positions. His roles included oversight of the agency’s quality management department, clinical record reviews, research, and training across a multi-site treatment continuum. More recently he launched North Shore Community College’s Recovery Coach Training Academy.
68 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
#23 — Dave Cave, Recovery Coach
Dave Cave is a Recovery Coach, working at Eliot CHS with a clinical background and a degree in Addiction Studies which makes him a bit of an anomaly in the field. He and I got into an interesting discussion and somewhat into the weeds around the mental health aspects of addiction and how we treat people with both SUD and serious mental illness.
67 minutes | Oct 7, 2019
#22 — Michael Cochran, Recovery Coach
Mike Cochran is a certified Recovery Coach, working at Eliot CHS and North Shore ACCS. We sat down to chat about his job, his past and the recent BSAS quarterly learning collaborative about wellness plans and how we measure success.
59 minutes | Aug 10, 2019
#21 — Round Table - RC Commission Recommendations
Richard, Dennis, Danny, and Katie sit down to discuss the final recommendations of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Recovery Coach Commission that wrapped up at the end of July and released their findings to the public in Early August.
59 minutes | Jul 7, 2019
#20 — Round Table with Dennis, Danny, and Katie
Dennis Doris. Danny Ginivan, and Katie O’Leary join the round table discussion to talk about Governor Baker’s Recovery Coach Commission, Motivational Interviewing and answer listener mail, among other things.
72 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
#19 — Wendy Kent, Director of Behavioral Health and Prevention Programs at Bridgewell
Wendy Kent discusses Project COPE, Bridgewell, Recovery, Prevention and the history of the recovery program on the North Shore, being the first Recovery Coach Program to respond to overdoses in the Hospital Emergency Departments in the area.
75 minutes | Jun 7, 2019
#18 — Round Table: CARC, Training, Supervisors, and Vetting
Katie O’Leary, Dennis Doris and Danny Ginivan came it to follow up on the tail end of the interview with Katie in episode 17. We discuss, among other things, training, vetting, and standards for Recovery Coaches in Massachusetts.
79 minutes | May 30, 2019
#17 — Katie O'Leary, Director of Recovery Support Services
I sat down with Katie O’Leary, the Director of Recovery Support Services at North Suffolk Mental Health Association. We had a nice chat for most of the show and then towards the end got into an uncomfortable area that will likely show up in a future show.
68 minutes | May 18, 2019
#16 — Dennis Doris, Recovery Coach
Dennis Doris makes his solo debut on the podcast. He has been on several round table episodes and a discussion with Tito Rodriguez. Finally, in this episode, Dennis talks about Dennis.
59 minutes | May 6, 2019
#15 — Maureen Cavanagh, Advocate, Podcaster, and Author
Fellow podcaster and author of “If You Love Me: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction” and founder of Magnolia New Beginnings, a nonprofit peer-support group for those living with or affected by substance use disorder. She has been recognized by The New York Times, CNN, and other outlets for her work fighting the opioid crisis and the stigma that surrounds it.
60 minutes | Apr 24, 2019
#14 — Keith Scott, VP of of Peer Support and Self-advocacy at Advocates
Keith Scott is responsible for developing and overseeing peer support and self-advocacy for the entire organization, as well as oversight of all human rights mechanisms. We sat down and talked about the Recovery Coach Commission, peer support, documentation, and the role over all and where it’s going.
56 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
#13 — Round Table on The Long Island Recovery Campus Saga
Richard Zombeck, Steve Lesnikoski, Dennis Doris, and Danny Ginivan get the band back together for a discussion on the Long Island Recovery Campus melodrama going on in Quincy, Mass. The latest hearing took place in early April and Steve, Danny, and Dennis were there on site to report back.
60 minutes | Apr 11, 2019
#12—Jess Mulvey Recovery Coach, Person in Recovery, and Researcher
Jessica “Jess” Mulvey came on the show to talk about her sober living research in the greater Boston area. Her findings are fascinating, as was the rest of the stuff we talked about.
69 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
#11 — Tito Rodriguez: Supervisor, Outreach Specialist and Old School Dope Fiend
Richard Zombeck and Dennis Doris in Gloucester, MA talking to Tito Rodriguez, P.A.A.R.I Recovery Coach Supervisor, Outreach Specialist, and, in his words, an “old school dope fiend.” He was one of the first coaches of the Gloucester Police ANGEL Initiative, collaborating with volunteers, communities, family members and treatment centers to build the successful, nationally recognized program.
68 minutes | Mar 27, 2019
#10 — Jared Owen, MOAR's Director of Public Policy
Director of Public Policy with MOAR, Jared Owen talks with Buds about upcoming legislation relating to addiction and treatment and the 16th annual Public Policy Forum.
89 minutes | Mar 25, 2019
#9 —March 18 Massachusetts Recovery Coach Commission
Richard Zombeck and Dennis Doris talk about the March 18, 2019 Massachusetts Recovery Coach Commission held in Boston on March 18, 2019. You can also expect some commentary on the 16th Annual Public Policy Forum, hosted by the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR), as well as the usual tangents, rants and sidebars.
83 minutes | Mar 6, 2019
#8 — Harm Reduction with Gary Langis and Chris Alba
Gary Langis, an opioid historian and veteran harm reduction specialist, along with his colleague Chris Alba, sat down with us to talk harm reduction and Gov. Charlie Baker’s Commission.
56 minutes | Feb 27, 2019
#7 — Jimmy Billings, ED/ER Recovery Coach, Person in Recovery, Coach Supervisor
A chat with Jimmy Billings, an Emergency Room Recovery Coach and Recovery Coach Supervisor at Bridgewell, and a part time St. Nick
75 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
#6 — Michelle Simons, Meditator, Person in Recovery, Clinician, and Adjunct Professor
Michelle Simons MS, CADC, LADC I is a lot of things and we talk about all of them, but mostly we talk about meditation, spirituality, and recovery.
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