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We Do Recover With Jared Miller
52 minutes | May 13, 2022
EP 080 - Medications To Avoid In Recovery
Dr. Terry Sellers and Jared Miller discuss different types of medications and how they affect the brain. The hosts share various medications that should be avoided for individuals in recovery. As well as, how individuals in recovery should go about receiving and taking medications.
52 minutes | May 6, 2022
EP 079 - Relapse and Recovery with Tasha Stones
Tasha Stones grew up in a small town, where she felt she never fit in. In her teen years, she used substances to overcome social anxiety. Tasha found peace after being arrested in early adulthood. After some jail time, failing out of treatment, and getting revoked by drug court she gained years of clean time through attending a twelve-step fellowship. However, relapse is a part of Tasha’s story. She pulled away from everyone, especially her mom. Tasha was “using to die” and her mom showed up to try and help. Tasha kicked her mom out. The next day, she received a strange text from her mom that ended up being her mother’s suicide note. Tasha tried to overdose 15-16 times, always revived, and eventually went back to treatment. Tasha shared that she feels her mom with her to this day and every time she sees turtles, she knows it is from her mom. Tasha also shares how her recovery comes first because without her recovery she would lose everything anyway.
52 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
EP 078 - Behind The Music with Joe Nester
International singer and songwriter, Joe Nester shares the real, raw inside story behind his songs. He explains where he wrote them, how he created them, and what he was experiencing that inspired them. Joe also performs his hit song, “Anxiety” in part two, as well as previews lines from his upcoming song. Joe ends with a teaser about his story for a future episode.
52 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
EP 077 - The A&E Intervention Experience with Lana Rose Nelson
Lana Rose Nelson grew up competing in sports. At 18, she started choosing substances over sports. Her recreational use turned into a full-blown addiction. She moved multiple times to “outrun herself”. Lana experienced trauma throughout that time that perpetuated her addiction. Her family convinced her to be on a documentary which ended up being the TV show, Intervention on A&E. When she went to the treatment she didn’t speak for the first two months. After hitting her rock bottom, Lana had a spiritual experience that changed her life. Lana checked herself into Steps Recovery Center where she surrendered and put her faith in God. Lana attended a fellowship and shared that doing step work is what helped her achieve a life in long-term recovery.
52 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
EP 076 - Terry Hits 19ish Years Clean
Episode 76 is celebrating Dr. Terry Sellers hitting 19ish years clean… Jared and Terry share the tools and tricks that help them stay in recovery. Such as fellowship, the 3 “D’s”, learning from others’ mistakes, etc. As well as advice like “staying in the middle”. This crazy episode was full of laughs & tears!
52 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
EP 075 - F-A-M-E Riding Club
Crispy, Diz, and Big Dawg are members of F.A.M.E. RC (Family Affiliated Motorcycle Enthusiasts Riding Club). The riders share how being a part of F.A.M.E RC helps strengthen their recovery by providing a brotherhood they cannot imagine their lives without. In part 2, Crispy, Diz, and Big Dawg give the inside scoop on how they got their nicknames and what rock bottom looked like for each of them. They all agree that their brotherhood bond helps them stay strong in their sobriety.
52 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
EP 074 - Suicide Prevention with Stacie Later
Stacie Later CSW, discusses her struggle in school, being told she was “unwilling to learn”. After switching schools, Stacie found out that none of her credits transferred. As a junior, she had to complete multiple packets on top of her other classwork to ensure she would graduate. Stacie felt overwhelmed and turned to abusing pain pills to relieve the pressure she was feeling. Stacie realized she had a problem and needed to change her ways when she found her young nephew playing with matches after she had passed out. Stacie detoxed in her basement and changed her social circle. She went on to get her master's degree in social work. After losing a friend and coworker to suicide, Stacie knew she wanted to help others who were also struggling with thoughts of suicide. Stacie shares different warning signs, and risk factors for suicide. She also shares what to do if you are worried a loved one may be thinking of suicide.
52 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
EP 073- Youth Rising with Tasha Locks
Tasha Locks grew up with a father who struggled with anxiety/depression & often used alcohol to cope. At the age of 7, Tasha recalls counseling her father while he was intoxicated, hiding her tears from him. Tasha struggled with depression in her teen years, leading to herself using alcohol to “numb out”. At the age of 16, Tasha was sent to a youth wilderness program, she shared “it didn’t give me what I really needed”. She vowed to herself that she would create a better way to help teens in her situation. Today Tasha has founded “Youth arising”, a nonprofit organization that helps youth with mental health, connecting with peers, and transitioning into adulthood. Tasha recognizes that her substance use was because of her mental health struggles. She is able to help youth learn how to manage their emotions and lives in a healthy way.
52 minutes | Mar 12, 2022
EP 072- Giving Sunshine with Jason Clawson
Jason Clawson was living his dream life when his wife was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. She passed on after nine months of treatment. Jason was left feeling alone, angry, and overwhelmed. Jason took the skills he had learned while working as a clinical therapist in addiction treatment and created a healing team with his closest family and friends. His healing team helped him work through his grief and learn to find happiness again. Jason is using his experiences to help others work through their own grief and find happiness again through his business “Giving Sunshine”.
52 minutes | Feb 26, 2022
EP 071 - Wellness Rediscovery with Kelsey Olsen
Kelsey Olsen worked in the medical field for 11 years while in active addiction to alcohol. Her toxic marriage moved her from Utah to Oregon where she didn’t know anyone. After getting divorced, Kelsey hit rock bottom when she found herself in an unfamiliar area of Portland, alone and scared. Today Kelsey is a recovery, health, and fitness coach. Kelsey started her own company helping people in recovery better themselves and achieve lifelong goals. Listen to the full episode to hear the details.
52 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
EP 070 - Hand in Hand Support with Danielle Hansler
Danielle Hansler is passionate about providing harm reduction for those in active addiction. In part one, she shares her experience of being in a relationship with someone in active addiction. She owns her part in the relationship and attends Al-Anon meetings to work her own steps. In part 2, Danielle talks about her nonprofit program, Hand In Hand Support System, and how she is striving to change the stigma and help make a positive impact on public health. Listen to the full episode to hear the details.
52 minutes | Feb 12, 2022
EP 069 - Unconditional Love with Jonah & Rachel Carrion
In part 1, brother and sister, Jonah and Rachel Carrion, discuss their experience of “children raising children” growing up and what lead them to their addictions. In part 2, the siblings dive into how recovery has changed their lives and the coaching business they created to help individuals break unhealthy habits. Listen to the full episode to hear all the details.
52 minutes | Feb 5, 2022
EP 068 - Community Service with Gigi, Aimee & Jesse
Guests Gigi Reed, Aimee Gonzales, and Jesse Trani discuss how service work impacts their lives and specifically about a community service project that exploded in support and grew bigger than they could’ve imagined. Listen to episode 68 to hear about how people can go from living in addiction and taking, to living a life in recovery and giving.
52 minutes | Jan 28, 2022
EP 067 - Steps 6 & 7 with Daniel Payne
In episode 67, Daniel Payne dives into steps 6 and 7. He shares his experience about working with a sponsor on defects of character on the beach in Miami, FL during spring break.
52 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
EP 066 - The Other Side Academy with Dave Durocher
We Do Recover with Jared Miller - EP 066 - The Other Side Academy with Dave Durocher
52 minutes | Jan 15, 2022
EP 065 - What Normies Need To Know
In part one (first 25-minutes), hosts Terry Sellers MD & Jared Miller ASUDC check in about how the new year is going so far. Terry caught COVID & Jared got kicked off of his GRE exam! In part two (25-50 minutes), the hosts & producer talk about “what normies need to know”. Terry takes the approach of what he would like his family normies to know. Jared takes the approach of what he would like society normies to know. Shawn (producer/normie) debates with hosts from a devil’s advocate point of view. Listen to the whole episode to hear the details.
52 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
EP 064 - The Freedom of Forgiveness with Wendy Sackman
Wendy Sackman received a knock on the door in the middle of the night, it was a mother’s worst nightmare. Her son Jeff had been shot and killed the day after Thanksgiving in 2012! Wendy shares her son’s story of a robbery gone very wrong and how she came to forgive the couple who took her son’s life.
52 minutes | Dec 18, 2021
EP 063 - A Strangers Love with Amber Bride
Amber Bride shares her story of being left by her parents at the age of 4, being left by her grandma at the age of 12, and was given to a family friend who was paid to take care of her. As Dr. Sellers stated, “I wanted to start using at the age of 4 in her story”(16:05). Amber’s addiction didn’t start until the age of 34 when Amber had major back pain. Her addiction took her to become homeless three times, being arrested around Christmas time, and being diagnosed with cancer. After Amber had her cancer removed, she ended up accidentally overdosing during a blizzard. Amber went to Annie’s House in Draper, UT where she learned how to cope with life’s difficulties and set boundaries. Amber got a job working right next to her treatment outpatient building. However, she was still homeless. Her boss turned an office into a residence for Amber where he stocked the fridge so she would have food to eat. This loving act gave her the feeling of self-worth. “It started the true belief of my worth” (42:27). “I just kept doing the next right thing” (47:09) is how Amber is able to stay strong in her recovery today.
52 minutes | Dec 11, 2021
EP 062 - Relationships in Recovery with Mandy & Luke Carter
The recovery community does NOT recommend starting a relationship early in recovery (first 12-months). While in treatment, Mandy and Luke broke those rules and beat the odds, but learned the hard way that they needed to work their own separate programs. Jared asked, "what advice they would give somebody who’s thinking about getting into a relationship in early recovery"? Mandy stated, “I’d say wait at first and just focus on yourself” while Luke stated, “Yeah, don’t do it. It makes everything a lot harder” (51:01).
52 minutes | Dec 4, 2021
EP 061 - Transparency in Recovery with Cody Martensen
Can those of us in recovery take opioids for serious injuries? Jared points out, “We all have this fear that we’re just going to take a Percocet Five and all of the sudden we’re back abusing heroin the next day”(32:23). In episode 61, Cody Martensen shares his experience being five years clean and then breaking his tibia and fibula. He was prescribed opioids pre & post-surgery, he shares how he resisted old cravings. He recalls, “One of the things my sponsor recommended was “we flush the last one” (42:28). In addition, Dr. Seller’s addresses the medical point of view, “If you reveal to a doctor that you are in recovery and because of that he decides not to treat your pain, go get another opinion” (41:22).
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