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Podcast – RP: 37 Overdose Awareness with Mark Kinzly

Tonight on RecoveryPeople, Kirk and Jason talk hard facts on the recent rash of overdose deaths in the United States and in Texas.  Mark Kinzly, Overdose Advocate and Steetologist joins Jason and Kirk and highlights key points of the opiate epidemic and how to save lives with one simple medication: Naloxone, also known as Narcan.…

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Podcast – RP: 35 Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program

High stakes, long hours, big egos… Does this sound like another day at a law office or a recipe for addiction? Occupational wellness is import for everyone, especially lawyers. On this episode of RecoveryPeople, Bree Buchanan, the Director of the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program, talks about why the prevalence of addiction amongst attorneys is about…

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Podcast – RP 33: Lou Detwiler | Acudetox, an Inexpensive and Healthy Way to Bliss and Balance

On this episode of RecoveryPeople, Certified Acudetox Specialist and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Lou Detwiler sends Co-hosts Sandy Hollier, Kirk Zajac and Jason Howell into the land of bliss and relaxation by placing acupuncture needles in their ears at five specific points as per the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol. In the context of…

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Podcast – RP 32: Dress for Success, Recovery and Wellness

Occupational wellness is the personal satisfaction and enrichment derived from one’s work according to SAMHSA’s Eight Dimensions of Wellness, and no one supports that better than today’s guest, Judy Chambers, the Executive Director of Dress for Success Austin. Dress for Success is a nonprofit that provides pre and post-employment educational and support opportunities for disadvantaged…

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Podcast – RP 30: Heart 360, Sign-up 4 Wellness

This episode on RecoveryPeople, Brion Oaks Vice President of Health Equity at American Heart Association and Marcy Wilson, the Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Stroke Community Outreach Coordinator for Seton Family of Hospitals join Co-Hosts Kirk Zajac and Sandy Hollier discuss how to lower our risk for a heart attack and stroke.  Brion talks about the…

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Podcast – RP 28: AcroYoga | Recovery Community at Play

Recovery in itself is not a static process.  To be fulfilling, it must be moving, living, breathing and envelop new areas of one’s life, opening up different channels to wellness.  Grant Shipman of Yogabatics, today’s guest, is helping people do just that.  But first, hosts Kirk and Sandy and Jason explore the topic of acroyoga…

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