In this episode, we are joined by Bret, Northpoint Recovery's billing specialist and alumna, to discuss optimism and hope during recovery. In her powerful quote: "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Helen Keller
We are joined today by the president, COO, and founder of Northpoint Recovery. Please listen to his powerful story that led him to him to a life of saving others. In this episode, we understand that the willingness to change makes all the difference in an addict's life.
In this episode of No Way But North, we are joined by Janice Fulkerson, Northpoint Recovery's Director of Community Relations, to discuss the influence of mentorship in children and young adolescence lives. In her powerful quote: "Every child is one adult away from being successful," we truly understand Fulkerson's belief, background, and purpose in mentorship.
We are joined by Todd, a Board certified Physician's Assistant, who has worked in the mental health industry for over 10 years. Todd is eager to discuss the role of psychiatry in addiction and mental health treatment. We take a look at American culture around psychiatric medication, the various philosophies surrounding medication, and why it's so important each person finds the right medication for themselves.
Crystal joins us to share her journey to recovery. She shares with us the events leading up to her seeking treatment followed by her experience. Facing relapse Crystal had two choices. Join us to find out how she once again found meaningful recovery.
Erika Scarberry, a counselor at Ashwood recovery covers a topic that is personally close to her life. ADHD diagnosis is largely considered overly diagnosed. What are the effects of those who are either misdiagnosed and prescribed mind altering substances or those who need a diagnosis and don’t get said prescriptions? In this episode we explore the correlation between misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adolescents and addiction later in life.
Evan Beales, the Northpoint Recovery admissions supervisor, is joining No Way but North for the second time to share with us his story of Recovery. Evan has 6 years of recovery, is a Boise transplant from Seattle and someone who is always pushing himself. Evan covers his childhood and the effect it had on his addiction and his finding of recovery and finally how he pushes himself to be better than the man he was yesterday, every day.
Welcome to No Way but North! After 15 episodes following incredible stories of addiction and delving into clinical topics with the hopes of furthering someone’s recovery we have made the jump to video. In this first episode of our new video podcast Jon and Cooper not only introduce the show and its purpose but themselves in a little more light.
Erica Lopez, the Vice President of the Idaho Market for Northpoint Recovery joins Cooper and Jon to talk about what it takes to be a substance abuse counselor. The conversation stresses the importance of self-care as well as self-evaluation and brutal honesty. If you are considering pursuing a career in addiction treatment this episode is a must listen!