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Rob Lohman – Alcohol and Drugs Became My Master- Not Anymore

Rob Lohman’s rap sheet includes alcohol and drug addiction, gambling addiction, divorce, bankruptcies, mental health and suicide ideation, prison, recovery and transformation.   Rob’s drinking career started at age 14 which lead to some very dark...

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Ryan Skinner – Addiction and Deadmen on Vacation

Ryan Skinner is currently the co-owner of the Woburn based Summit Financial Partners. His journey into and slow burn out of a hell of multiple addictions is living proof that with deep faith, the encouragement...

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Meghan Fialkoff – I Am Working for a Drug Free World

Meghan is an advocate for drug education. She is a public speaker, brand ambassador and event producer. Since 2006, she has been the Executive Director of the Foundation for a Drug Free World of the...

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Norman T – Recovered Addict Story – Now Helping Others

Norman is too young to have experienced all he has.  Starting at age 13, smoking weed; his addiction led him down a dark path including a shooting that took the life of one of his...

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Trisha Posner – Author of “The Pharmacist of Auschwitz”

By all rights, Trisha could have turned to drugs or alcohol.  She grew up in a time when it was not pleasant to be Jewish.  She survived bullying and religious discrimination.  So at a young...

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Jennifer Gimenez – From Celebrity and Maxim Model to Addict to Mentor

Jennifer Gimenez was discovered at age 14 and became a super model and super star in Hollywood.  Surrounded by a fast-paced Hollywood lifestyle and unprepared for the trappings of fame, Jenn eventually found herself at...

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The Addiction Podcast – Point of No Return – Welcome and An Update

This episode is about the podcast. It features the host – Joanie Sigal – and the producer – Steve Sigal – talking about how and why the podcast was started and how it has progressed...

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Dan Schneider – The Pharmacist Part 1

In 1999, Dan Schneider – a Louisiana pharmacist – lost his only son to a drug related murder.  Unlike, perhaps, what most of us would do, Dan was relentless in pursuing his son’s murderer and...

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Connor Miller – Former Heroin Addict – Entrepreneur

This interview is with Connor Miller, an athlete in school, found painkillers. Then graduated to become a heroin addict who got clean from drugs four years ago and since then, he has not looked back....

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Robert Imbeault – Author – “Before I Leave You”; A Reason to Live

Robert is a successful entrepreneur and childhood sexual abuse survivor.  Straddling the line between poor and destitute, Robert was raised by a single mother in a failing steel town.  Robert wrote his book – “Before...

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Mike Diamond – Reality TV Star Saving Lives with Spirituality and Inspiration

Mike Diamond is a Television Personality, Director, Life Coach, and Interventionist. Known for his work on the hit TV shows NY Ink and Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew, which was nominated for a Logie Award for Best Reality Series. ...

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Janet Colbert – Champion for the Newborn – Head of STOPP Now

  We titled this podcast as Janet being a champion for newborns. This is because she worked as a neonatal nurse and had to treat newborns born addicted to drugs in an ever increasing number...

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Pamela Seefeld – Are There Really Natural Substitutes for Painkillers

Substance abuse certainly includes the misuse of opioids, which has led to a massive addiction problem around the globe. Pamela Seefeld is a pharmacognosist dealing with just that. So what, you ask, is pharmacognosy?  It’s...

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NY Times Bestselling Author Gerald Posner on his Explosive New Book “Pharma”

In his just released book “Pharma”, a meticulously documented expose of decades of fraud, incompetence, conspiracy and avarice, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Gerald Posner traces the heroes and villains of the...

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James Brown Author – Apology to the Young Addict

Living in San Jose, Brown studied creative writing at San Francisco State University and then attended the University of California, Irvine where he received an MFA degree in creative writing. His first novel, Going Fast , published in a limited edition...

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Fabian Padro – Helping Others Live Drug Free Lives

Running a rehab center might not be first and foremost on your list of professions to pursue. However, Fabian Padro – with a background of entrepreneurship and business – became the Executive Director of  Narconon...

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Youtube Influencer “CG Kid” Tells His Story of Addiction and Recovery

Philip Markoff is an online influencer and thought leader on addiction education; he is known as his alias “CG Kid” and obtained a large audience primarily on YouTube as a vlogger and journalist. He has...

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Melissa Bond – The Perils of Prescription Benzodiazepines

Melissa Bond is author of an upcoming memoir about her unintentional addiction to the Ativan her doctor prescribed for insomnia. Melissa was prescribed Ativan for pathological insomnia she experienced after the birth of her second...

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Darren Prince, Celebrity Sports Super-Agent- His Fall and Recovery

Darren Prince is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for addiction and recovery. As a leading authority in this space, his insights have been featured in WSJ, NYT, USA Today, CNN and...

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