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Joe Schrank and Amy Dresner

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Rehab Confidential

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Joe Schrank and Amy Dresner

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Clinical social worker, interventionist and original founder of the theFix.com, Joe Schrank teams up with columnist and best selling author of the memoir, “My Fair Junkie” Amy Dresner to bring you a unique and irreverent view on the world of addiction, recovery and rehab.

Latest Episodes

Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

Eoe and Amy sit down with Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme account. They discuss why addicts and alcoholics have such a dark sense of humor and explore the instant connection that memes can provide. What, if anything, is taboo in recovery comedy? Timothy tells the story of having to make an amends to Demi Lovato. Amy questions the integrity of making fun of Hunter Biden’s past coke problem.

60 min2 d ago
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Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

EJoe and Amy talk safety first with famed harm reduction advocate and author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”, Tracey Helton. Joe and Amy also discuss the RNC shell game and complex poetry structure that makes Amy think dirty thoughts.

64 min1 w ago
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Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery

EJoe and Amy interview Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery who currently serves as East Carolina University’s Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator and an Alcohol and Other Drug Staff Counselor for the Center for Counseling and Student Development. Harris sheds light on collegiate recovery and how he became a recovery ally. Joe and Amy question the limitations in picking a higher power in AA.

64 min2 w ago
Comments
Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery

Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council

EAmy and Joe powwow with Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council who states his case for low taxes on booze and discusses his involvement with Responsibility.org. Amy’s memoir is now required reading at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work. Joe suggests that a certain Florida treatment center renames itself “Insurance Fraud of the Swamp”.

62 min3 w ago
Comments
Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council

Colin Quinn stand up comedy legend and author

EJoe and Amy sit down with stand up comedy legend Colin Quinn. Colin talks about his newly released book “Overstated”. Colin and Joe reflect on how it’s been 10 years since the overdose death of Greg Giraldo. Amy and Joe chat about Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets again. Joe regales Amy with a funny story about being hit with reality at a visit to the White House.

68 minSEP 22
Comments
Colin Quinn stand up comedy legend and author

The Man behind the Famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict"

EJoe and Amy have an interesting chat with the man behind the famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict" which VICE "deemed the most helpful anonymous Twitter account”. They talk to him about his early days working with Oasis and NIN to answering thousands of DM’s from people in crisis over the years. Joe tells a story about how he violated Federal law with Senate interns and he and Amy go after the Governor of Nebraska Pete Ricketts.

73 minSEP 15
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The Man behind the Famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict"

Michelle Lipinski, Northshore Recovery High School Principal

EJoe and Amy interview Northshore Recovery High School Principal, Michelle Lipinski, who talks about her unique program and student population as well as the new 4-part MTV docu-series “16 and Recovering” about her school.

60 minSEP 8
Comments
Michelle Lipinski, Northshore Recovery High School Principal

Kristen Johnston, recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress

EJoe and Amy talk about the RNC. Recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress, Kristen Johnston, gets super honest about her sisters death.

59 minSEP 1
Comments
Kristen Johnston, recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress

Franchesca Gordon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

EJoe and Amy talk with LMFT Franchesca Gordon who sheds light on the racial disparities in the rehab world. Joe and Amy also talk about Andrew Gillum’s comeback and per usual, Joe lobs some insults.

63 minAUG 25
Comments
Franchesca Gordon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Zachary Siegel journalist and researcher

EJoe and Amy sit down with journalist and researcher Zachary Siegel. He talks about his unconventional path to recovery, prison reform and his latest projects. Amy soldiers on with her brutal Juul withdrawal and Joe regales listeners with a story about how he blew his political consultant career.

65 minAUG 18
Comments
Zachary Siegel journalist and researcher

Latest Episodes

Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

Eoe and Amy sit down with Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme account. They discuss why addicts and alcoholics have such a dark sense of humor and explore the instant connection that memes can provide. What, if anything, is taboo in recovery comedy? Timothy tells the story of having to make an amends to Demi Lovato. Amy questions the integrity of making fun of Hunter Biden’s past coke problem.

60 min2 d ago
Comments
Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme

Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

EJoe and Amy talk safety first with famed harm reduction advocate and author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”, Tracey Helton. Joe and Amy also discuss the RNC shell game and complex poetry structure that makes Amy think dirty thoughts.

64 min1 w ago
Comments
Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”

Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery

EJoe and Amy interview Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery who currently serves as East Carolina University’s Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator and an Alcohol and Other Drug Staff Counselor for the Center for Counseling and Student Development. Harris sheds light on collegiate recovery and how he became a recovery ally. Joe and Amy question the limitations in picking a higher power in AA.

64 min2 w ago
Comments
Jarmichael Harris, the founder and CEO of Engage Recovery

Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council

EAmy and Joe powwow with Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council who states his case for low taxes on booze and discusses his involvement with Responsibility.org. Amy’s memoir is now required reading at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work. Joe suggests that a certain Florida treatment center renames itself “Insurance Fraud of the Swamp”.

62 min3 w ago
Comments
Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council

Colin Quinn stand up comedy legend and author

EJoe and Amy sit down with stand up comedy legend Colin Quinn. Colin talks about his newly released book “Overstated”. Colin and Joe reflect on how it’s been 10 years since the overdose death of Greg Giraldo. Amy and Joe chat about Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets again. Joe regales Amy with a funny story about being hit with reality at a visit to the White House.

68 minSEP 22
Comments
Colin Quinn stand up comedy legend and author

The Man behind the Famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict"

EJoe and Amy have an interesting chat with the man behind the famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict" which VICE "deemed the most helpful anonymous Twitter account”. They talk to him about his early days working with Oasis and NIN to answering thousands of DM’s from people in crisis over the years. Joe tells a story about how he violated Federal law with Senate interns and he and Amy go after the Governor of Nebraska Pete Ricketts.

73 minSEP 15
Comments
The Man behind the Famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict"

Michelle Lipinski, Northshore Recovery High School Principal

EJoe and Amy interview Northshore Recovery High School Principal, Michelle Lipinski, who talks about her unique program and student population as well as the new 4-part MTV docu-series “16 and Recovering” about her school.

60 minSEP 8
Comments
Michelle Lipinski, Northshore Recovery High School Principal

Kristen Johnston, recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress

EJoe and Amy talk about the RNC. Recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress, Kristen Johnston, gets super honest about her sisters death.

59 minSEP 1
Comments
Kristen Johnston, recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress

Franchesca Gordon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

EJoe and Amy talk with LMFT Franchesca Gordon who sheds light on the racial disparities in the rehab world. Joe and Amy also talk about Andrew Gillum’s comeback and per usual, Joe lobs some insults.

63 minAUG 25
Comments
Franchesca Gordon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Zachary Siegel journalist and researcher

EJoe and Amy sit down with journalist and researcher Zachary Siegel. He talks about his unconventional path to recovery, prison reform and his latest projects. Amy soldiers on with her brutal Juul withdrawal and Joe regales listeners with a story about how he blew his political consultant career.

65 minAUG 18
Comments
Zachary Siegel journalist and researcher

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