Sobriety Rocks 2017 – Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd

101 Club – Sobriety Rocks 2017

“Sobriety Rocks” RIR Special Guest Rocker Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd”

101 Club – Sobriety Rocks 2017

Sobriety Rocks with RIR Special Guest Rocker Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd” 101 Club Fundraiser $10.00 (Suggested Donation) – PAY At The Gate 100% Of All PROCEEDS FROM THE GATE TO BENEFIT THE 101 CLUB 501(c)(3)
Enjoy Live Music, Recovery Speakers, Arts and Crafts Exhibitors , Food Vendors, Recovery Merchandise, Addiction Education, Evidenced Based Treatment Options , and Veteran Information.

Gates Open @ 1:30PM

1:45PM Speaker – Rick Riccardi (Fellowship Foundation)

2:00PM – Paul Wilson & Friends

2:50PM Speaker – John Lehman (FARR)

3:00PM – Neon

3:50PM Speaker – John Giordano (Recovery Educator)

4:00PM – The Promises Band

4:50PM Speaker – SoberMap

5:00PM – Wilkof Project

5:50PM Speaker – Tim Ryan (From Dope To Hope)

6:00PM – Crush (2017 RIR Band Of The Year)

6:50PM Speaker – John Hollis (RIR Co-Founder)

7:00PM – The Groove with RIR Special Guest Rockers – Drew Preston & Tony Fellows

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SoberMap App, Immediately Access 12 Step meetings in your vicinity, talking SoberMap with CEO and Founder John P. 

After many years in Recovery, my friends and I would always find it a challenge to make meetings whether we were leaving visiting a relative, on vacation, leaving a customer office, at a conference and especially when we were on travel. We would go back to the hotel search for a local meeting and try to figure out what meeting we could go to. On many occasions, the meeting wasn’t at the location anymore or the I couldn’t make the time set for the meeting at the location.. 9 out of 10 times we just didn’t make a meeting. One day I was using Yelp on travel and the idea of having a SoberMap App for Recovery hit me. With smartphone so advanced, the idea of opening an App that would immediately give me meetings to choose from whether we were leaving a business meeting, a relative’s house, a sporting event etc… it would be great and there was no app to do it.

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Recovering Addicts Gather At Festival To Put A Face On Recovery

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By Marcella Kester – For Times Leader – WILKES-BARRE — Kirby Park was full of sobriety Saturday, as hundreds of recovering addicts flocked to the park for the Love of Recovery Festival.

The event featured musicians from Florida-based radio and production group Rockers In Recovery, as well as various speakers, vendors and more.

As Dr. Nicholas Colangelo walked around the park, he was greeted by dozens of attendees, each happily updating him with where they are at in their rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol. The Clearbrook Treatment Centers CEO said he was happy to play a part in staging the event for the first time.

“There’s a lot of people dying (from addiction),” Colangelo noted, “but there are also a lot of people getting better, too.”

Rockers In Recovery, founded by John Hollis in 2008, travels the country to participate in recovery-themed festivals through free concerts, podcasts, education and more. Colangelo said he first met Hollis about a decade ago, when he traveled to Florida to attend one of his events. Although Rockers In Recovery is for-profit, it works closely with addiction treatment centers near events they participate in, urging residents and businesses to support their hometown groups to help end addiction.

Hollis wanted to remind the public that people in recovery have a face and come from all walks of life — from doctors and lawyers to teachers and musicians. Read More

Thank You To Everyone Who Supported The Festival

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3:00PM – RIR Special Guest Rockers;
Band Director – George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies)

Andy(Babe)Pace on Drums (C&C Music Factory and Gary US Bonds,)
David Uosikkinen on Drums (The Hooters)
Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies)
Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs)

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Tim Ryan – Dope Man

Guest Tim Ryan a.k.a. Dope Man on A&E

Tim Ryan Talking From Dope To Hope; Tim a.k.a. Dope Man on A&E is an in-depth look at addiction. Drawing on personal experience, Tim Ryan was inspired to launch A Man in Recovery, whose mission is to save the lives of opiate addicts first, then provide new alternatives to keep addicts from relapsing. Half of all heroin addicts die, primarily from an overdose.  AMIR serves addicts and those whose lives they touch in new and effective ways.

A&E Dope Man –  Tim Ryan, an ex-con and former addict, who before embracing recovery, lost his son to heroin and nearly died from it himself. Now, in an era when addicts are dying faster and younger by the day, he’s made it his life’s mission to save others from the deadly drug. Tim’s unforgiving, in-your-face approach, as well as his commitment to placing people into meaningful long-term treatment, has singled him out nationally among politicians, law enforcement officials and educators as one of the most effective experts in his field.

The AMIR Foundation aims to introduce a brand new post-rehab sober living model. Living and working together in a demanding yet supportive community, Ryan envisions addicts who would strive to build new lives – free from the horrors of addiction to heroin and other opiates. Ultimately, AMIRF hopes to expand this model to opiate addicts nationwide.

 

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Ken Seeley – Recovery Educator and Interventionist

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RIR- Radio Guest; Recovery Educator and InterventionistKen Seeley founder of Intervention 911 tonight’s topic; Lost In A Circle Of Lies.

Ken Seeley is an internationally acclaimed interventionist, having years of experience in this field. Certified as a Board Registered Interventionist – Level 2, Seeley has worked full-time in the business of recovery and intervention since 1989. He is a regular contributor to CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and ABC on the topics of addiction and intervention. He was one of three the featured interventionists on the Emmy Award Winning Television Series ‘Intervention‘ on A&E.

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Music Can Help Addicts To Feel Emotions Again
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Wilkof Project – A Long Way Down (New Release)


Musical Guest; The Wilkof Project, will be sharing about life in recovery and their new release “A Long Way Down.”

The vision of The Wilkof Project was conceived in 2015 by vocalist/lead guitarist Matt Wilkof formerly of Another Black Day. Wilkof disbanded ABD in 2009 due to his destructive lifestyle and unforgiving pressures/pitfalls of the music industry. In 2011, Wilkof overcame his addiction to heroin and now spends his energy on helping those who struggle with this affliction. Through their passionate music and reflective lyrics based upon Wilkof’s personal journey of life, TWP spreads a message of hope to those who are need of a light in a dark world.

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Jam Alker – Junkyard (New Release)


Talking Music and Recovery with Guest Jam Alker, Musician,Singer/Songwriter talking about his new release Junkyard and the upcoming August 12, 2017 Album Release Party being held at Subterranean located at 2011 W North Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647.

On November 11, 2016 Jam Alker was a guest on Rockers In Recovery® -Radio, over the last decade we’ve worked with and interviewed many singer/songwriters. Jam’s ability to create a message of hope through his recovery based music is inspiring. Through the passion for his personal recovery, Jam comes from a place of love, and you truly hear it in his writings and music. We are proud to have Jam a part of Rockers In Recovery®, shinning an ever loving light of hope to a world filled with stigma of addiction. This man is a true recovery soldier, passing on the blessings of his gift of sobriety every day to others. John Hollis, Co-Founder at Rockers In Recovery® – Media.

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Dr. Rachel – Treatment and Recovery

GUEST; Dr. Rachel Needle will be talking about the substance use disorder treatment industry, specifically in South Florida, in response to a recent New York Times Article and Megyn Kelly’s show. This show was brought to you by  New England Recovery and Wellness – Get to know Sam Kesaris by calling 954-665-3826

“It’s important to educate those who might not understand the terms and all the pieces of the puzzle. Many who have been reporting on or trying to make changes in the industry don’t seem to grasp the differences.” Dr. Rachel Needle

Dr. Rachel Needle received her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She received graduated Cum Laude with her B.A. in psychology from Barnard College, Columbia University. Dr. Needle is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist.

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Music Can Help Addicts To Feel Emotions Again
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April 17 – Rockers In Recovery LIVE (Episode 2) – Sam & Maria Share their stories of hope; followed by a Live Performance by the Double Standard Band with Guest Rocker Anthony Fellows.

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Paul Wilson – Rockin Recovery

2017 Unite To Fight Addiction - Sobriety Unplugged

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2017 Unite To Fight Addiction Sponsor – Sobriety Unplugged Created By Paul Stephen Wilson to shed a light on addiction recovery based songwriters.  Using this experience as a way to elicit and process emotions and have a whole lot of fun while doing it.

New live, new job, new guitar. I started writing and relearning with a fever pitch passion, but I couldn’t play out sober… unbelievable stage fright. With help of other musicians and my sponsor I worked through it.

I got involved with Rockers In Recovery® and it gave me a way to give back and show other addicts and alcoholics you can have fun in Recovery. I put together a family band with my son and grandson, three generations playing music how cool is that.

With the help of Rockers In Recovery I started Sobriety Unplugged to do smaller Unplugged venues . The music enhances my recovery and my recovery enhances my music.  For more information please contact Sobriety Unplugged.

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery has amassed some epic speakers on the topic. This is to help our south Florida community know that there is help, hope, and recovery is possible from addiction.

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Enhanced Healing Wellness Center of Miami

Dr. Harry Henshaw & Enhanced Healing Wellness Center in Miami

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Dr. Harry Henshaw & Enhanced Healing Wellness Center in Miami , a licensed intensive outpatient counseling program and treatment center for drug alcohol addiction problems. Please get to know Dr. Harry by calling (305) 456-6361.

 “At Enhanced Healing Wellness Center our mission is to provide dedicated, compassionate care to individuals and families affected by substance abuse problems while transforming the stigma around recovery through awareness and connection.

We are devoted to providing therapeutic outpatient counseling services to our local community, the residents of Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The counseling programs that we offer are licensed by The Department of Children and Families and include: intensive outpatient, outpatient, outpatient detox and aftercare treatment. Understanding that the causes of addiction are both complex and deeply personal we believe in an individualized approach to treatment, incorporating traditional therapies along with holistic modalities. After a comprehensive evaluation by a licensed addiction professional, a treatment plan is developed that will meet the specific needs of the individual. We emphasize teaching coping mechanisms and building support systems so that individuals who come to us leave with the tools they need to cope with life’s ups and downs.” Dr. Harry Henshaw

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Sam Kesaris – Treatment and Recovery

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Guest; New England Recovery and Wellness – Get to know Sam Kesaris

New England Recovery and Wellness – Our team is dedicated to providing every client with a treatment and recovery experience tailored to their individual needs. The RAW staff understands the varied roads to recovery and the challenges presented to an individual throughout their journeys. Our intimate understanding of recovery processes allows us to give invaluable guidance to all clients, helping them to maintain sustainably healthy mindsets and lifestyles. Our treatment programming comprises a comprehensive take on recovery, incorporating one-on-one therapy, group counseling, educational groups on drug and alcohol addiction, and a guided exposure to 12-Step and other recovery-supportive practices.

Recovery goes further than what we do at our facility. RAW encourages a healthy and happy lifestyle, with nutrition-focused catered lunches, daily fitness sessions, yoga, meditation, and a multitude of activities every week. On weekends our clients are exposed to some of the most beautiful sights New England has to offer. Get to know Sam Kesaris by calling 954-665-3826

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Tim McGraw – Bitterness keeps you from flyin’
Music Can Help Addicts To Feel Emotions Again
Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run Can You Feel The Music?
Dr. Nick Colangelo – 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

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Amethyst Recovery Center – Talking Treatment and Recovery

The Chief Business Development Officer at Amethyst Recovery Center.
Get to know Amethyst Recovery Center by calling  (855) 550-0750

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Amethyst Recovery Center strives to improve business relationships acting as a liaison between operations and board members assisting in the development and improvement of the company’s mission and vision. Tommy works with other executives to implement strategic plans to pave the way for future advancements for the company as a whole. Tommy frequently relies on his own recovery experience to help him relate to potential clients and offer insight and support to those family members affected by this disease.

Born and raised in Port St Lucie Florida, Tommy takes pride in bringing local events and fundraisers to his hometown. This pride has led to a focused directive to work with local police departments to help make treatment readily accessible to all. Having a detailed past of his own that involved law enforcement, Tommy had first-hand experience with incarceration as opposed to rehabilitation.

Wanting to impact reform, Tommy helped launch Operation Hope out of Scarborough, Maine; a program where individuals who are seeking help for substance abuse can walk into police stations and find the resources without the fear of being arrested. Tommy is a prominent influence here at Amethyst Recovery Center, being a founder and an active member since its inception.  Learn More

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Dr. Nick Colangelo – 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.

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Dr. Nick Colangelo of Clearbrook Treatment Centers  – Recorded Live at the 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction Free Meet & Greet – The Grand Palms Hotel @ 110 Grand Palms  Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 – For more information please contact Clearbrook Treatment Centers  – Get to know Dr. Nick by calling 888-414-4209

Nick has personally helped thousands of people along the path to sobriety since becoming a counselor in 1975. A graduate of Boston University, he received his Master of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his doctorate degree from International College. Nick has been at Clearbrook since 1990 after serving as a principal in several recovery centers and was appointed CEO in 1998.

Nick’s personal approach to Clearbrook patients can be witnessed every day.  You can always find Nick eating lunch with our patient community or giving a weekly lecture on his own personal experience of life in recovery.  He maintains an active role in every department at Clearbrook to ensure that the facility is running as smoothly as possible. In October 2015, he was able to share the miraculous feat of 40 years in recovery.

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery has amassed some epic speakers on the topic. This is to help our south Florida community know that there is help, hope, and recovery is possible from addiction.

EDUCATIONAL – It’s dedicated to provide our community with addiction prevention and education information to help families, community outreach leaders and anyone who suffers with drug addiction and alcoholism.

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Lyle Fried (The Shores) – 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

Lyle Fried (The Shores) – 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

RIR Radio – Lyle Fried Recorded Live; Unite To Fight Addiction

Guest speaker Lyle Fried CEO & Founder at The Shores Treatment & Recovery recorded live at the Rockers In Recovery 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction.

Lyle is a Board-Certified Addictions Professional, an Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, an Approved Training Provider for the Florida Certification Board, and a Certified Health Coach. Because of his experience and industry knowledge he continues to be a regular and featured speaker at various industry events.

Lyle started his journey working in treatment by entering a program for his own addiction in the 90s. His first experience in treatment was as a cash-pay client in a high-end residential facility that “graduated” him as soon as his money ran out. About 3 months after being sent to a ¾-way home that was overrun with drugs, he relapsed and felt hopeless. Fortunately, a family friend found him a bed at a center for homeless men with addictions. After graduating a year-long program, Lyle felt compelled to give back and began doing service work. Quickly this turned into a passion to help others that led to study the treatment industry top to bottom. He learned state statutes and regulations, and studied counseling practices from several angles. This eventually led him back to school for a degree in psychology. It became Lyle’s passion to learn how to provide the best care possible and be able to treat people for the duration they needed as an individual, not the duration their bank account mandated.

For more information please contact The Shores Treatment & Recovery

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Ken Seeley (A&E Intervention) – 2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

Ken Seeley , CIP,BRI ll ,RAS,CATA – A&E Intervention

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2017 Rockers In Recovery – Unite To Fight Addiction, with guest Ken Seeley, interventionist and author. He is best known for his appearances on the A&E reality show, Intervention. Certified as a CIP, CCMI-M, RAS, CATC , Seeley himself has been sober since July 14, 1989. Since then, he has worked full-time in the business of recovery.

Seeley is the author of Face It and Fix It, published by HarperOne in 2009. The book is about overcoming the denial that leads to common addictions while bringing guidance to those struggling with addiction. Face It and Fix It has been said to “leave you with a greater sense of self-awareness and the skills you need to both improve your relationships and to live the life you deserve”.

Seeley has remained involved, professionally and personally, in recovery since 1989. In an early episode of Intervention he revealed he was once addicted to crystal meth. He is a Certified Intervention Professional, Master’s Level Case Manager/Interventionist, Registered Addiction Specialist, and Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor. and works to save lives every day as the founder of Intervention-911, a service specializing not just in interventions but also in finding appropriate treatment centers for each kind of addict. Today, Seeley lives with his partner, Eric McLaughlin in Palm Springs,”Alcohol & Drug Intervention Services”. Intervention 911. Retrieved 2013-02-16.

Today, Ken still derives the greatest personal satisfaction from the hundreds of interventions he has conducted, organized, or facilitated through Intervention 911. In 2007, Ken held one of the first training for interventionists in London and now conducts up to five intervention training’s a year. After years in the recovery industry, Ken realized that recovery is a process and takes time. Addicts do not stay sober with just an intervention and treatment; it is all about the continuum of care and subsequent follow-up, just like any other illness. In 2008, Intervention911 initiated the RAP program which supports the recovery process for addicts and their families for one to five years.

In 2011, Seeley opened Ken Seeley Communities, a sober living community in Palm Springs, CA, and in 2015 opened an Intensive Out-Patient Program to help create the seamless continuum of care to support the person suffering with an addiction. By offering services pre and post treatment, Seeley has sought to provide all the supportive services around treatment. As you can see, Seeley’s personal experience of addiction and recovery fuels his desire to impact others in similar situations. Ken grasps the full understanding of the addict’s behavior. His innate compassion for fellow addicts continually bolsters his ability to connect and communicate with addicts and their families. Seeley has applied his personal struggle with addiction to the intervention equation. This is an asset that has become a valuable catalyst in Intervention 911’s and Ken Seeley Community’s impressive results.

Seeley’s remarkable success rate has turned him into one of the most sought-after interventionists in the country. Doctors and health care professionals look to people like Ken to solve their patient’s addiction and mental health issues. His knowledge and unique perspective have also made him the #1 go-to expert on the subject of addiction and intervention with the media, where he’s a regular contributor for CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, and many others.

For more information please contact Ken Seeley Communities

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Rehab Nexus – Treatment and Recovery

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Treatment and Recovery with Guest; Rehab Nexus – Get to know  Jordan Needell by calling 954-800-0365.

Rehab Nexus is a premier Drug and Alcohol Addiction treatment facility centrally located Coral Springs, FL. Rehab Nexus provides cutting edge comprehensive substance abuse and mental health services through a holistic results based approach. We strive to shatter our patients’ limiting beliefs that they may be fostering while eliminating negative thought patterns. Learn More.

We are a Drug Addiction and Alcohol Addiction treatment facility located in Coral Springs, Florida. Our medical doctors and mental health professionals will help guide you to a new life in recovery. We provide state-of-the-art drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment programs. Our services are available for families and individuals who suffer from drug addiction, alcoholism and co-occurring disorders.

Outpatient Counseling Benefits:

For individuals suffering from drug addiction and alcoholism, Rehab Nexus is an abundant, formative addiction rehabilitation treatment center in Coral Springs. Our mission is to provide unparalleled individualized care to our patients, teaching a healthy lifestyle which promotes sobriety and improvement. Rehab Nexus offers an ideal setting for our patients’ to receive the personalized care necessary to begin their journey down the path towards recovery.

Rehab Nexus provides all of your transportation needs, daily nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner, wellness programs, as well as all ancillary needs that are recommended.

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Drummer Sam Galindo – Music and Recovery

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Drummer Sam Galindo – Music and Recovery; My recovery started with Broward County Sheriff’s finally bringing me in for my last Main Jail detox May 13, 2015. Consequentially that’s also my clean date now. I had a fairly short stay of about 90 days, but it was not my first. After and offer of 5 years of prison, I reached out to a gentleman by the name of Mike Lieberworth who came in and spoke on my behalf. Long story short, I made it into halfway and into the program, after a little resistance from the disease of course. I have 20 months clean now and in that 20 months I found that no matter what, my idle hands are still the Devil’s playground.

I had to turn back to my first love which is music. What better way to tend to idle hands than putting some drumsticks back in em’!! I play every chance I can and I consider it my form of “Chaotic Meditation”. Anyone who has ever tried to convince me it’s anything other than meditation is quickly made a believer when I explain to them the feeling that playing music gives me. If you love music and you are in recovery, my best advice would be to never let it go. It’s goes hand and hand with my recovery and no one can take that connection away from me as long as I hold it in my heart as I always have.

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Musician George Massengill – Treatment and Recovery

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Treatment & Recovery with Musician Singer/Songwriter, George Massengill of JourneyPure  I changed a lot of things in my life in 1988 starting with getting clean and went back to collage to receive a degree in Social Work and, I began to work as an alcohol and drug counselor and became licensed as a counselor. I still work in that field today.

George Massengill of JourneyPure - Treatment & RecoveryJourneyPure started with the goal to help others conquer their addictions and acquire the necessary skills to live a restored and sober life. Our inventive approach is one that is comprehensive and incorporates aspects of nutrition, fitness, and mental wellness into each program. To ensure personal recovery, each patient receives unique treatment that is personally developed to fit their specific co-occurring disorders.

My belief is that music is the truth!! It comes from a place in the soul, the enjoyment of it and the creation of it is pure …. No additives or preservatives… you either feel it or you don’t, and feeling it is all that counts!! I think Herb Crouch told me that or more importantly showed me that in his life, I hope I never forget that.

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Treatment and Recovery – Jason Fitzemeyer

Jason Fitzemeyer is the founder of Hope & Grace Recovery Center.

 

Talking Treatment and Recovery with Jason Fitzemeyer the founder of Hope & Grace Recovery Center. It is Jason’s passion to work in the field of addiction since he became sober himself. He began working in the field of recovery as a marketing coordinator, where he learned the ins and outs of the field. Jason’s personal and professional experience in the Chemical Dependency industry is what motivated him to design a program that will help each client begin the process of reaching their full potential through spiritual progress and learning to live life sober one day at a time. Jason has become an integral part of the Hope & Grace Recovery Center team; in ensuring that client needs are met.

Please take the time and get to know Jason and his staff by calling 954-496-5853 or by going to Hope & Grace Recovery Center

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Rockin The Park – Free Recovery Music Festival

Pennsylvania – Love of Recovery Music Festival – September 9, 2017  (12PM – 5:00PM) – Venue LOCATION: Kirby Park @ 160 Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18704.

IT’S FREE – Enjoy Music, Recovery Speakers, Arts and Crafts Exhibitors , Food Vendors, Recovery Merchandise, Addiction Education, Evidenced Based Treatment Options , and Veteran Information. We at RIR have worked hard over the last nine years to end the sigma of addiction, this is our 27th Addiction Education & Prevention Music production since 2011. We need to let people know we can enter into recovery to live purposeful lives and be of maximum service to all. How we do this is very simple “Through Rock-N-Roll”. Each RIR Festival has bands and solo acts along with a list of 5-minute addiction professional speakers in between bands. RIR is educating while having fun in a fun, loving environment.

Gates Open @ 11:30AM

12:00PM – Muddy Shews and Friends
Speaker – Open
1:00PM – The Mike Miz Band
Speaker –  Open
2:00PM – The Stickies 
Speaker – Open
3:00PM – RIR Special Guest Rockers;
Band Director – George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies)
Andy(Babe)Pace on Drums (C&C Music Factory and Gary US Bonds,)
David Uosikkinen on Drums (The Hooters)
Muddy Shews on Bass (Southside Johnny and Billy J. Kramer)
Don Taylor on the Sax (Lynyrd Skynyrd Band)
Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies)
Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs)

More To Be Announced!!

Current Special Event Partners;

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Atlantic Biotech – Get to know Debbie Falestra by calling 754 -222-5150

Production Partners

Clearbrook Treatment Centers  – Get to know Dr. Nick by calling 888-414-4209

Special Events Partner

The Shores Treatment and Recovery – Get to Know Lyle Fried by calling 772-332-8711

Amethyst Recovery Center – Get to know Sam Kesaris by calling 954-665-3826

RIR STREAMING PARTNER

Sobriety Unplugged – Get to Know Paul Wilson by calling 945-336-8631

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Sobriety Unplugged – The Impact

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Sobriety Unplugged Created By Paul Stephen Wilson

Sobriety Unplugged – Paul Stephen Wilson

Sobriety Unplugged Created By Paul Stephen Wilson to shed a light on addiction recovery based songwriters.  Using this experience as a way to elicit and process emotions and have a whole lot of fun while doing it.

The desire to avoid experiencing and regulating intense emotions are major factors in substance abuse disorders (SUD) and relapse following treatment (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007). An important aspect of treatment is clients learning how to feel and tolerate their internal emotions without the use of substances. Music is an ideal way in which to evoke intense emotional states in people with SUD. This is a form of treatment that can help “individuals process strong emotional states in the absence of substance use”. (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007).

Substance use and music share an important commonality. They can alter consciousness (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010), provide direct and immediate instant gratification (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007) and produce feelings of “bliss and serenity” (Solanki, Zafar, & Rastogi, 2013).

The experience of music therapy can elicit both conscious and unconscious emotions (Inselmann, 2007) (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010) (Mössler, Assmus, Heldal, Fuchs, & Gold, 2012). Through the verbal processing of the musical experience, clients can now identify and put into words emotions they were previously unaware of or unable to express. Music can break through walls that restrict their capacity for recovery (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010) (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007) (Bonde & Wilgram, 2001) (McCaffrey, Edwards, & Fannon, 2011) (Sergio Castillo-Pérez, 2010) (Solanki, Zafar, & Rastogi, 2013) (de l’Etoile, 2002).

Sobriety UnpluggedMusic therapy has been proven to produce positive outcomes for clients ambivalent or resistant to treatment or have difficulty expressing feelings. Music has the ability to influence thinking and feeling which are prerequisites for behavioral change (de l’Etoile, 2002) (Mössler, Assmus, Heldal, Fuchs, & Gold, 2012). Research shows that the experience of listening to the music, lyrics, and processing what they experienced reduces feelings of shame, depression, anxiety, isolation and guilt. Clients can gain mutual identification, acquisition of a new coping skill, and enhanced optimism and hope from this experience. (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010) (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007) (Sergio Castillo-Pérez, 2010) (Silverman, 2011) (McCaffrey, Edwards, & Fannon, 2011).

Sobriety Unplugged Case studies prove the effectiveness of utilizing music as part of the treatment experience. Music is more than just entertainment; it is a proven, beneficial intervention in treatment. Music and the therapy process can create behavioral changes as well as the ability to process and identify emotions: (Bonde & Wilgram, 2001) (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010) (Baker, Gleadhill, & Dingle, 2007) (de l’Etoile, 2002) (Solanki, Zafar, & Rastogi, 2013) (Mössler, Assmus, Heldal, Fuchs, & Gold, 2012) (McCaffrey, Edwards, & Fannon, 2011).

All research shows that simply listening to music does not have the same effect; it is the live experience and the process after that creates the intense impact. Clients that have difficulties with appropriate social interaction at the verbal and non-verbal level, lack of motivation for communication, poor relationships, lack of ability in sharing experiences and poor sense of self, will benefit most from this type of therapy. (Bonde & Wilgram, 2001). (Aldridge & Fachner, 2010). In other words, this therapeutic experience will improve the outcome of treatment for the substance abuse population.

Professionals in the substance abuse field are always looking for ways to improve the therapeutic experience for their clients. Key components of achieving and maintaining recovery are: motivation, optimism, hope, and coping skills (learning how to deal with and express emotions in a healthy way). Many times, clients have a difficult time opening up, expressing, and processing their emotions. Due to having limited time with clients (often 30 days in treatment), clinicians must look for effective ways in bringing about this process as quickly as they can so they can help the client begin the process of healing. RIR does this in a way that will engage the client, capture their attention, entertain them and have such a profound impact on their life; they can carry it with them always.

The Story: Sobriety Unplugged Musicians walk in capturing the undivided attention of everyone in the room. After all, this is not just a speaker coming in; this is RIR musicians, guitarists and song writers. Clients are looking forward to hearing their story and will listen intently as our musicians share their personal struggle with substance abuse and their journey to recovery. RIR musicians share their experiences in a way that will make them laugh, contemplate and often times cry.

The Music: Sobriety Unplugged musicians and sometimes a special guest will then perform; singing and playing songs about active addiction and recovery. The lyrics and music combined produce a multitude of emotional reactions, surprising the clients as the experience brings to light emotions they have had a difficult time expressing or perhaps were unaware of.

The Therapy: Clients have come for this very special treat looking forward to the break in routine. They have had RIR musical contributors come to perform just for them. Every emotion they have experienced has been natural; unintentional. This is entertainment, not therapy right? Actually, though they are unaware, this experience with the RIR musical contributor has created an amazing opportunity for emotional growth, gaining coping skills, knowledge, hope and the opportunity to walk away from this experience one step closer to their new lives. Jack Kelly CAP, who is familiar with RIR and the experience will now help the clients process the emotions they felt and discovered, the hope and motivation they found, and show them how they can use all of this as a coping skill both now and in the future as a tool in their recovery. Using this experience as a way to elicit and process emotions with a clinician in a group setting also allows the facility to bill as a group session.

Sobriety Unplugged – The Impact: The experience of RIR can be the beginning of therapy for clients who have a difficult time expressing themselves, bring forth emotions and experiences clients were previously unaware they had, give hope, add motivation and provide a different outlet for clients to express themselves. Clients can learn to channel their emotions and even escape from reality for a few moments without having to use a drink or drug to do so.

Sobriety Unplugged Musicians stories, lyrics about substance use, their struggles, and recovery allow clients to process through music what many can’t through other means; creating that opening and breaking down that wall. Specifically to SUD, music and the therapy that follows provide the opportunity for the client to access feelings that are both integral to their addiction and pose obstacles in recovery.

Remember “Sobriety Unplugged”, visits schools, sober events, conferences, sober houses,addiction detox centers, drug and alcohol treatment centers all over the United States. Sobriety Unplugged along with select members of the come to share their message of hope, and play an unplugged set of songs geared towards recovery.

 

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2017 Recovery Rock FestBy; Christopher Hollis – Opioids were involved in 28,647 deaths in 2014 and opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 2000.

Significant increases in drug overdose death rates were seen in the Northeast, Midwest and South Census Regions. In 2014, the five states with the highest rates of death due to drug overdose were West Virginia, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Ohio. States with statistically significant increases in the rate from 2013 to 2014 included Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

It’s time to bring education and awareness to the current Opioid/Heroin Epidemic and Rockers In Recovery® has planned six events for 2017 to do just that. This epidemic is devastating the United States as a whole, with hundreds of deaths a day nationwide currently. Here are some of the community meet and greets and festivals scheduled so far;

6th Annual Free Community Addiction Educational Meet and Greet – 02/10/17 Pembroke Pines,Florida
6th Annual Fl. Love of Recovery Free Music Festival – 02/11/17 Pembroke Pines, Florida
1st Annual Pa. – Love of Recovery Free Music Festival 09/08/17 – 09/09/17 Wilkes-Barre,Pennsylvania

*Each Festival has an additional event the night before called the “Free Community Addiction Educational Meet and Greet.” 

EDUCATIONAL – It’s dedicated to provide the community with addiction prevention and education information to help families, community outreach leaders and anyone who suffers with drug addiction and alcoholism.

The thinking and actions around the RIR Meet & Greets are simple: educate and help people in need. The RIR teams up with addiction professionals known as recovery special event partners that are present at all of the Meet & Greets. The most important point is to provide answers to people seeking help.

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery® has amassed some epic speakers and some long term in recovery rockers on the topic. This is to help communities know that there is hope and they can find resources.

RIR is not a treatment center – Since it launched in 2008, Rockers in Recovery®, a for-profit media and production company, has attracted tens of thousands to its music festivals and reached millions more through its online reach. The message the organization is spreading through rock ‘n’ roll: there is hope, addiction recovery is possible.

Since the start of their music festivals in February of 2011, attendees can go right to the recovery information tent manned all day with addiction professionals to help everyone. Each RIR Festival has bands and solo acts along with a list of 10-minute addiction professional speakers in between bands. RIR is educating while having fun in a fun, loving environment. Festival goers also Enjoy Music, Recovery Speakers, Arts and Crafts Exhibitors , Food Vendors, Recovery Merchandise, Addiction Education, Evidenced Based Treatment Options , and Veteran P.T.S.D./Addiction education Information.

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John Hollis, RIR Co- Founder

It’s Amazing, and they are so proud to see how since 2011 and twenty five of their own productions, the Rockers In Recovery® (RIR) concept of recovery concerts/festivals to carrying a message of Education & Awareness is working.

“This same message is now being duplicated by many in the addiction recovery advocacy movement groups like the October, 2015 Washington DC Unite to Face Addiction Rally (with Joe Walsh and other well know musicians) , the 2014 Fed Up Rally, and the 2016 SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week and Recovering Artists Worldwide(RAW – there is a charge for their events). It’s happening all over the United States. Since 2014 many treatment programs have even adopted as a modality in the form of RIR Unplugged, with some using the concept as primary treatment.  What an honor and we look forward to seeing many more use our unique form of addiction prevention and education”. Says John Hollis, RIR Co- Founder.

Quote by Tom Coderre, Senior White House Advisor to SAMHSA (Feb.14, 2015): – “Rockers In Recovery® brings the private treatment sector, addiction education, and the addiction advocacy non-profit sector together in a unique way as no one else is doing anywhere in the United States. What makes RIR unique: the message is all around and through the universal language of music with some great rockers of our day. They combine it with educational speakers and advocacy groups. RIR brings it all together at their community addiction education meet and greets, and addiction awareness and prevention concerts/festivals.”

Clearbrook Treatment Centers – “I would like to express our gratitude for the tremendous support and attention Rockers In Recovery has garnered for us. Combining Music with Recovery Media along with recovery music events was a remarkable vision and gift that Lori Sullivan and John Hollis Founders of Rockers In Recovery Radio & Productions has shared with us. The passion and dedication of Lori and John’s organization is inspiring! John and the team touch millions of people in recovery every day with their song of hope. Thank you Lori and John  for all you do for us and everyone battling this disease!” – Clearbrook Treatment Centers of Pennsylvania – CEO, Dr. Nick Colangelo

They do free community education concerts through Rock-N-Roll all over the United States. Some are just to name a few, the D&R Theater Aberdeen Washington, to a standing room only crowd with the same results at the luxury hotel in the heart of Las Vegas, known as the Bellagio. RIR was Rockin’ the 2014 RecoveryWalks at Penns Landing, Philadelphia, Pa. in front of 23,000 people, along with the 4th Annual RIR Music Festival in Feb 2015. RIR also donated the RIR Band & production services to the Hope All Day Festival in New Jersey 2015. This was to help raise funds for the Hope All Day Foundation.

14102691_10211086995637623_5925307549568595138_nRIR just came off the road from their Stop Overdose – Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness meet and greet & “Maine Love Of Recovery Music Festival” which was held at Clark’s Cove Farm in Walpole, ME. On August 26 & 27, 2016 both events were Free to all.

The Special Guest Speakers were Sara Gideon (Freeport), Maine Assistant House Majority Leader and Dr. Kimberly Johnson (Washington, DC), Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment at SAMHSA.

Now, decades into recovery from hard-core drug and alcohol addictions, a handful of members from some of the hottest rock bands of the 1970s and ’80s are joining forces to prove to musicians and music lovers alike a greater truth: Life after sobriety can still be a rocking good time.

Here are some of the Rockers In Recovery® musicians who gave of their time freely to support the recovery lifestyle and to Help Educate About Addiction: Paul Wilson of Sobriety Unplugged, George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies), Andy (Babe) Pace (Gary US Bonds), Basil Bankston (The Platters),Charlotte Day (Vocalist), Drew Preston (Drew Preston Project), Tony Fellows on Lead Guitar (RIR All Star Band Member), Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies), Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs), Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Tyler of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lou Esposito (The Capris), Simon Kirke (Bad Co.), Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Michael Des Barres, Marge Raymond (ELO), LaLa Brooks (The Crystals), Gene Cornish (The Rascals), Peppy Castro (Blue Magoos), David Uosikkinen (The Hooters), Vic Monte (Crush), Ed Walsh (Grateful Road), Michael Mostel (RIR Unplugged), Chris Waddell (RIR Unplugged), Bruce Duncan (RIR Unplugged), Stacey Hampton (RIR Unplugged), Maria Doty (Double Standard), Ceefor Ebrahimi (Ceefor Band),RC. Budaca, Jam Alder, Brian Vincent Sances, Tommy Conwell of the Young Rumblers, Nashville, Tenn.-based singer-songwriter John McAndrew , Recovery Rappers Adam Neff, Rob Rival Palo and the late blues great David Shelley.

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2017 Unite To Fight Addiction

Opioid/Heroin Epidemic – Unite To Fight Addiction

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FREE COMMUNITY EVENT 

THIS EVENT IS FULL – THANK YOU FOR YOUR RSVP

IF YOU NEED HELP OR YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP THE DOOR IS OPEN. Please call 954-826-6470 to get on the emergency attendance list

FEBRUARY 10, 2017  – You’re All Invited, please join us at our Unite To Fight Addiction Free Meet & Greet, February 10, 2017 7PM-10PM – The Grand Palms Hotel @ 110 Grand Palms  Dr, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 – There is limited seating.

It’s time to bring education and awareness to the current Opioid/Heroin Epidemic. This epidemic is devastating the United States as a whole, with hundreds of deaths a day nationwide. In August of 2016 Miami-Dade County had 270 overdoes, not counting the devastation going on in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.  Join us in helping educate South Florida on addiction issues.

THIS EVENT IS FULL – THANK YOU FOR YOUR RSVP

IF YOU NEED HELP OR YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP THE DOOR IS OPEN. Please call 954-826-6470 to get on the emergency attendance list

All Seeking Great Music, and Addiction Recovery Education,
Are Invited To Attend;

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery has amassed some epic speakers on the topic. This is to help our south Florida community know that there is help, hope, and recovery is possible from addiction.

EDUCATIONAL – It’s dedicated to provide our community with addiction prevention and education information to help families, community outreach leaders and anyone who suffers with drug addiction and alcoholism.

Much Love and Peace to All,

Lori Welch Sullivan,
Co- Founder – Rockers In Recovery
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7PM-10PM
Speakers and Musicians 
Ken Seeley , CIP,BRI ll ,RAS,CATA  – A&E Intervention
Paul Wilson – Unplugged
 Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D. 
George Massengill – Unplugged
 Stacey Hampton – Unplugged
LYLE R. FRIED, CAP, ICADC, CHC 
Jam Alker –Unplugged 
Trish Colangelo, MA (Family Therapist)
Kristin Cappiello – Unplugged
Charlotte Day – Christian Program Director
John Lehman – FARR
Tim Cheney, BA of Chooper’s Guide
Kathryn Del Guidice, BA, CAC 
Andrew Simpson – Coastal Detox 

PLEASE R.S.V.P (Limit 2)

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We Are Not A Treatment Program or Advocacy Group – The sole purpose is to provide prevention and education to anyone who suffers with drug addiction/alcoholism. We do this through our media platforms using the following; music, and addiction education,.

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ALL FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ARE PAID FOR AND PRODUCED BY Rockers In Recovery Radio and Productions Inc.

Meet & Greet August 26 – Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness

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Sara Gideon, Maine's Assistant Majority Leader, To Be Guest Speaker At Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness Event

Special Guest Speaker; Sara Gideon (D-Freeport), Maine Assistant House Majority Leader

Walpole, Maine – PRLog — AUGUST 26 & 27, 2016 – The two events are free to all and open to the public. Why? It’s time to bring awareness and education about the current Opioid/Heroin Epidemic. This epidemic is devastating the great state of Maine and the United States as a whole, with hundreds of deaths a day nationwide.

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery® has amassed some epic speakers and some long-term in recovery rockers on the topic. This is to help communities know that there is hope and they can find resources.

“Recovery is a Process” and Rockers In Recovery® has amassed some epic speakers and some long-term in recovery rockers on the topic. This is to help communities know that there is hope and they can find resources.

August 26 & 27 Stop Overdose – Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness & “Maine Love Of Recovery Music Festival” – Venue: Clark’s Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573.

EDUCATIONAL – It’s dedicated to providing the community with addiction prevention and education information to help families, community outreach leaders and anyone who suffers with drug addiction and alcoholism.

The thinking and actions around the RIR Meet & Greets are simple: educate and help people in need. The RIR teams up with addiction professionals that are present at all of the Meet & Greets. The most important point is to provide answers to people seeking help. Learn More

7PM August 26, 2016 – Stop Overdose – Opioid/Heroin Education and Awareness Education and Awareness Event: 

Clark’s Cove Farm, 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573

Special Guest Speaker: Sara Gideon (D-Freeport), Maine Assistant House Majority Leader.

Meet & Greet Host: Tim Cheney – Chooper’s Foundation

Guest Speakers;
Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.
Lyle R. Fried, CAP, ICADC, CHC
Mary Ryan Woods, RNC, LADC, MSHS
Trish Colangelo, MA (Family Therapist)
Kathryn DelGuidice, CAC, ICADC, CET
Debbie Falestra, Atlantic Biotech
Lizet Dibernardo, Labs On The Go

Rockers In Recovery® Unplugged will be providing Meet & Greet Entertainment.

Quote by RIR Meet & Greet Guest Speaker Sara Gideon (D-Freeport):
“The governor keeps saying he wants to address the state’s drug epidemic. Comments like the one he made in Bridgton keep Maine from moving forward on this front. If the governor is serious about tackling this crisis, he should stop standing in the way of the Legislature’s comprehensive plan and help Mainers desperate for treatment get the care they need.” See More

Rockers In Recovery Music Festival

AUGUST 27, 2016 (Gates Open At 1PM) – MAINE LOVE OF RECOVERY MUSIC FESTIVAL. Venue – Clark’s Cove Farm, 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573

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August 27, Festival Special Guest Speaker; 
Dr. Kimberly Johnson, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment at SAMHSA 
Kimberly A. Johnson, Ph.D., Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, leads the center’s activities to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high quality, effective substance use disorder treatment and recovery services. Dr. Johnson’s extensive experience in and contributions to the behavioral health field ensure the center’s programs are correctly focused and support SAMHSA’s mission.Learn More 
Since 2011 festival attendees can go right to the recovery information tent manned all day with addiction professionals to help everyone. Each RIR Festival has bands and solo acts along with a list of 10-minute addiction professional speakers in between bands. RIR is educating while having fun in a fun, loving environment.

Now, decades into recovery from hard-core drug and alcohol addictions, a handful of members from some of the hottest rock bands of the 1970s and ’80s are joining forces to prove to musicians and music lovers alike a greater truth: Life after sobriety can still be a rocking good time.

Festival Featuring The RIR Special Guest Rockers:
Band Director – George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies)
Andy (Babe) Pace on Drums (Gary US Bonds)
Don Taylor on the Sax (Lynyrd Skynyrd Band)
Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies)
Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs)
More Special Guest Rockers To Be Announced.

Performing Bands:
Selfish Steam
Brian Sances Band
RC.BUDAKA
Solo Acts:
John McAndrew
Ceefor Ebrahimi
Jam Alker
More to Be Announced

Quote by Tom Coderre, Senior White House Advisor to SAMHSA (Feb.14, 2015):
“Rockers In Recovery® brings the private treatment sector, addiction education, and the addiction advocacy non-profit sector together in a unique way as no one else is doing anywhere in the United States. What makes RIR unique: the message is all around and through the universal language of music with some great rockers of our day. They combine it with educational speakers and advocacy groups. RIR brings it all together at their community addiction education meet and greets, and addiction awareness and prevention concerts/festivals.” See More

The Rockers In Recovery® musicians who gave of their time freely to support the recovery lifestyle: Paul Wilson of Sobriety Unplugged, George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies), Andy (Babe) Pace (Gary US Bonds), Basil Bankston (The Platters), Tony Fellows on Lead Guitar (RIR All Star Band Member), Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies), Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs), Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Tyler of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lou Esposito (The Capris), Simon Kirke (Bad Co.), Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Michael Des Barres, Marge Raymond (ELO), LaLa Brooks (The Crystals), Gene Cornish (The Rascals), Peppy Castro (Blue Magoos), David Uosikkinen (The Hooters), Vic Monte (Crush), Ed Walsh (Grateful Road), Michael Mostel (RIR Unplugged), Chris Waddell (RIR Unplugged), Bruce Duncan (RIR Unplugged), Stacey Hampton (RIR Unplugged), Maria Doty (Double Standard), Ceefor Ebrahimi (Ceefor Band), and Tommy Conwell of the Young Rumblers.

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*This Website is based on opinion and is not meant to treat or diagnose any health or mental health issues of any kind such as addiction . If you feel you need help for any health related issues please contact a physician or a mental health professional.

Health and Wholeness – Treating Drug and Alcohol Addiction

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The Shores Treatment CenterRockers In Recovery® has been around going on a decade and have seen many recovery treatment centers and recovery resources come and go. We have over the years worked with recovery organization’s we feel really want to help their clients.  You really need to be informed on a decision that can save a life of a loved one or even yourself.

We highly recommend Lyle R. Fried and The Shores Treatment and Recovery Center  and our Recovery Partners to help facilitate the early stages and physical symptoms of withdrawal through the process of early recovery and on to relapse prevention and successful transition back to a stable life.  Lyle and his staff are helping many in the recovery community to see the whole picture of drug and alcohol addiction.

From their beautiful Port St. Lucie, Florida, rehab facility, guests will experience a family atmosphere, individualized therapy and plenty of healthy activities and outings to enjoy while on their journey to health and wholeness. Highlighting the science behind their practices of the whole body approach, and setting clients on the path for good health and well-being is what makes them a nationally recognized Florida rehab center.  They are Joint Commission Accredited and focus on alcohol/drug addiction, while treating the whole person —mind, body, and spirit.

They believe that each client should be provided with the level of care best suited for him/her as an individual for their own personal addiction. There are various views on the different levels of care and the different names for these levels can be confusing to families trying to place a loved one.  They work with the family and loved ones of their clients to help them through the understanding the recovery process.  Addiction affects the whole family. They help the whole family to understand what wellness looks like.

LYLE R. FRIED, CAP, ICADC, CHC CO-FOUNDER AND CEOMeet The Shores CO-FOUNDER AND CEO – LYLE R. FRIED, CAP, ICADC, CHC

Lyle is a Board-Certified Addictions Professional, an Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, an Approved Training Provider for the Florida Certification Board, and a Certified Health Coach.

Lyle has served as the Executive Director, Clinical Director & Program Manager of several Residential and Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities. Lyle was VP of a 6-county homeless coalition and a founding member of the Mental Health Action Team in Miami-Dade County. He has served as a Consultant & Licensure Specialist to numerous facilities and has served as a Drug Court Panel member. Lyle also served as a Primary Therapist in high-end facilities and is a member of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions (AAS), a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and the International Substance Abuse & Addiction Coalition (ISAAC)

If you would like to talk to Lyle about your treatment options, go to The Shores Treatment and Recovery  or get to know him by calling  772-332-8711.

RIR Radio Interview – Recovery Education – LYLE R. FRIED, CAP, ICADC, CHCCO 

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Detox and Treatment Services

*This Website is based on opinion and is not meant to treat or diagnose any health or mental health issues of any kind such as addiction . If you feel you need help for any health related issues please contact a physician or a mental health professional.

 

Addiction Education & Awareness Concept Through Music Is Working

Main RIR Recovery Radio Partner Sponsorship

It’s Amazing, and we are so proud to see how since 2011 (going on twenty five of our own productions) the Rockers In Recovery® (RIR) concept of recovery concerts/festivals to carrying a message of Education & Awareness is working.

This same message is now being duplicated by many in the addiction recovery advocacy movement groups like the October, 2015 Washington DC Unite to Face Addiction Rally (with Joe Walsh and other well know musicians) , the 2014 Fed Up Rally, and now the 2016 SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week. It’s happening all over the United States. Since 2014/2015 many treatment programs have even adopted as a modality in the form of RIR Unplugged, with some using the concept as primary treatment.  What an honor and we look forward to seeing many more use our unique form of addiction prevention and education.

Tom Coderre ,Senior White House Advisor to SAMHSA

    Tom Coderre

Feb.14, 2015, RIR Music Festival – Quote by Tom Coderre ,Senior White House Advisor to SAMHSA ”Rockers In Recovery® brings the private treatment sector, addiction education, and the addiction advocacy non-profit sector together in a unique way as no one else is doing anywhere in the United States. What makes RIR unique, the message is all around and through the universal language of music with some great rockers of our day. They combine it with educational speakers and advocacy groups. RIR brings it all together at their community addiction education meet and greets, and addiction awareness and prevention concerts/festivals”

RIR-All-Star-Band

The Rockers In Recovery® musicians whom gave of their time freely to support the recovery lifestyle, (RIR) special guest past and current rockers; Paul Wilson of Sobriety Unplugged, George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies), Andy(Babe)Pace(Gary US Bonds), Basil Bankston bringing the Vocals (The Platters), Tony Fellows on Lead Guitar (RIR All Star Band Member), Davis Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies), Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs), Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Tyler of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Past; Lou Esposito (The Capri’s), Simon Kirke (Bad Co.), and Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Michael Des Barres, Marge Raymond (ELO),LaLa Brooks (The Crystals), Gene Cornish (The Rascals), Peppy Castro (Blue Magoo’s), David Uosikkinen (The Hooters), Vic Monte (Crush), Ed Walsh (Grateful Road), Michael Mostel(RIR Unplugged), Chris Waddell (RIR Unplugged), Bruce Duncan(RIR Unplugged), Stacey Hampton( RIR Unplugged),Maria Doty(Double Standard),Ceefor Ebrahimi (Ceefor Band), and Tommy Conwell of the Young Rumblers.

Rockers In RecoveryRIR special guest Rockers who have been paid per musical performances include; Lou Esposito(The Capri’s), Jeff Gantz (Johnny Winter), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett), Liberty DeVitto (Billy Joel), Richie Supa (Aerosmith), Kasim Sulton ( Todd Rundgren), Christine Ohlman (SNL Band), and Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge).

The festivals and events are payed by Rockers In Recovery Radio and Productions Inc. and the financial backing of Recovery Partners like; Clearbrook Treatment Centers of Pennsylvania ,The Shores Treatment and Recovery of Florida and Atlantic Biotech of New Jersey to name a few who truly want to give back to communities they serve.

Through the Recovery Radio Partners we get to provide free community education and information on help for addiction. Simply put Rockers In Recovery Festivals and Events is where Recovery Education & Rock-N-Roll Come Together.

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August 26, 2016 – NBC NEWS – Rock concert puts recovery in the spotlight

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*This Website is based on opinion and is not meant to treat or diagnose any health or mental health issues of any kind such as addiction . If you feel you need help for any health related issues please contact a physician or a mental health professional.

What is National Prevention Week?

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RIR All-Star Band

National Prevention Week 2015 – RIR All-Star Band – Hope All Day Concert (NJ) – Funded by The Rockers In Recovery Partners &  Co-Founder John Hollis. Far Left Rob Vincent of SAMHSA, Amy,Muddy,Lou,Casey,Andy,Eliot, and Liberty Devitto.

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

Maine - Love Of Recovery Music festivalWhat is National Prevention Week?

SAMHSA’s fifth annual National Prevention Week, happening May 15-21, 2016, is dedicated to increasing public awareness and prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders. During National Prevention Week, community organizations across the country host health fairs, educational assemblies, town hall meetings, memorial walks, social media campaigns, outdoor events, and more. This year’s theme—Strong as One, Stronger Togetherrecognizes that one person can make a positive difference in their community, but when we all unite together we can achieve even more.

Who supports National Prevention Week?

In addition to Federal and national partners such as the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the American Public Health Association, the National Parent-Teacher Association, and Tobacco-Free Kids.  SAMHSA is pleased to announce that Torrey DeVitto, who stars as an ER pediatrician in the NBC drama “Chicago Med,” serves as this year’s National Prevention Week Ambassador. Watch her in the National Prevention Week promotional video.

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How can I get involved?

  1. Sign up for and watch the kick-off webcast for National Prevention Week 2016, which will be held in partnership with Morgan State University.
  2. Listen to the National Prevention Week Theme song “Stronger Together,” written by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, singer, and guitarist Lou Esposito.  “See More About Lou Here
  3. Incorporate the song into your prevention efforts this year. Share it on social media using #StrongerTogether, or record your own video version of the song. Be creative!
  4. Join our webinar, Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Changing Perception of Risk, on Thursday May 19, 2016 from 2-3PM Eastern Time, which will explore how attitudes, beliefs, and norms about marijuana influence its use, highlighting examples of how states have increased perception of risk among young people.
  5. Participate in SAMHSA’s #NPW2016 Twitter Chat focusing on the prevention of suicide on Friday, May 20, from 1-2PM Eastern Time, featuring Torrey DeVitto Join Here.
  6. Add the power of your voice to SAMHSA’s “I Choose” photo project. People of all ages are already participating, and their “I Choose” photos will inspire you.
  7.  Get involved, let your voice be heard, and #ChoosePrevention.

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2015 – RIR Music Festival – Lou & Rob Vincent of SAMHSA. The Fest Was Funded by The Rockers In Recovery Partners.

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August 27, 2016 – Rockin’ The Great State of Maine

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312949_1154480AUGUST 27, 2016 (IT’S FREE) “Maine Love Of Recovery Music Festival” – Venue: Clark’s Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573

The Rockers in Recovery® team will be heading to Maine this summer, to share their unique message of hope through music that will benefit the following organizations;

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held each year on August 31 and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

 The Choopers Foundation who will be providing the venue at Clark’s Cove Farm 107 Ridge Rd, Walpole, ME 04573. Choopers Foundation provides financial assistance to harm reduction and recovery community initiatives and focuses on innovative projects and programs that address the needs of the underserved.

Rockers In Recovery® Radio  is about addiction education and has been dedicated to caring the message of addiction recovery through music, news, interviews, events, and festivals to local communities since 2008. You can now engage @ RIR Radio on your computer or mobile device!

Now, decades into recovery from hard-core drug and alcohol addictions, a handful of members from some of the hottest rock bands of the 1970s and ’80s are joining forces to prove to musicians and music lovers alike a greater truth: Life after sobriety can still be a rocking good time. Maine Love of Recovery Music Festival will be featuring following special guest rockers;

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Band Director – George Massengill on Keys (Chillbillies)
Andy(Babe)Pace on Drums(Gary US Bonds)
Basil Bankston bringing the Vocals (The Platters)
Don Taylor on the Sax  (Lynyrd Skynyrd Band)
Tony Fellows on Lead Guitar (RIR All Star Band Member)
Davis  Mitchell on Guitar (Chillbillies)
Daniel Holt on Bass (Johnny B. and The Road Dogs)
With More Special Guest Rockers To Be Announced’

The Miami-based Rockers in Recovery® are doing it the only way they know how — by example. In benefit concerts across the united states, through an online radio station, live TV streaming and social media, the novel effort aims to convene and support to communities  of music lovers dedicated to the sober lifestyle. Since 2011 RIR has produced 25 concert and festival productions. The productions are free to all, they are all inclusive not exclusive. They want people from the community to engage and have some fun. RIR brings together having fun and addiction education, while supporting community organizations that need help.

Some of the Rockers whom have supported RIR over the years are; Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Tyler of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Simon Kirke (Bad Co.), Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Michael Des Barres, Billy J. Kramer, LaLa Brooks (The Crystals), Gene Cornish (The Rascals), Peppy Castro (Blue Magoo’s), David Uosikkinen (The Hooters) and Tommy Conwell of the Young Rumblers.

Rockers In Recovery’s brainchild South Florida recovery radio veteran John Hollis, the cause is supported by an online radio station (RIR-Radio-station) that broadcasts music, interviews, reviews and news on addiction recovery and other topics to 20,000 to 25,000 listeners a month via a 24-hour, live-streamed Internet signal.

How The RIR Radio Station Works – Through the RIR platforms they have developed over the last 8 years, they reach millions of recovery based followers seeking information everyday around the world. Now through the station they get to enjoy all of the platforms in one place.

You can now engage on your smart TV, Computer, or Mobile Device! – The followers they reach can now engage some recovery fun through music and most importantly, get educated on addiction issues, and find help for themselves or a loved one through the Stations Interface. This is the first of its kind platform that brings Recovery and Rock-N-Roll together Addiction Education.

 

The concept began 8 years ago when RIR Founders Lori Sullivan & John Hollis started interviewing rockers in recovery and landed on a topic important to both of them: recovery. After investing about $100,000 of their own money into getting Rockers in Recovery off the ground in which Hollis & Sullivan paid for the first four festivals out of their own pockets back in 2011 and 2012, Why ? “because of lack of support” from the recovery field.

The great news is years later all festivals and events are now payed by Rockers In Recovery Radio and Productions Inc. and the financial backing of Recovery Partners like Clearbrook Treatment Centers of Pennsylvania ,The Shores Treatment and Recovery of Florida and The Laboratory Solution of New Jersey to name a few. Through the Recovery Partners sponsorship they get to provide free community education and information on help for addiction. Simply put Rockers In Recovery Festivals and Events is where Recovery Education & Rock-N-Roll Come Together.

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We Are Not A Treatment Program – Since 2008 Rockers In Recovery® Radio & Productions is a recovery media based organization. The sole purpose is to provide prevention and education to anyone who suffers with drug addiction/alcoholism. We do this through music, education, and our Recovery Partners.

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*This Website is based on opinion and is not meant to treat or diagnose any health or mental health issues of any kind such as addiction . If you feel you need help for any health related issues please contact a physician or a mental health professional.

Rockers In Recovery Cafes®

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RIR CafesComing Very Soon – We will have RIR Nationwide Locations opening up called, RIR Cafe’s – Owned by independent licencee’s, the brick and mortar establishments are going to be a place where people can go to fellowship and Rock-N-Roll over a cup of coffee, or to get educational information to help a loved one.

The cool part is each independent RIR Cafe will be doing their own unique special events weekly in their area, a safe place to go have some recovery fun. This is all happening while listening to RIR Radio or watching RIR UStream concert/festival productions in real time. Just like Starbucks, but now the recovery community will have its own.

I look forward to hearing from anyone who would like more information about being an independent licencee and “How RIR Cafes® Work”. Please feel free to contact me at 570-313-3001.

Sincerely,

Nick Colangelo,

CEO-Rockers In Recovery Cafes®

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We Are Not A Treatment Program – Since 2008 Rockers In Recovery® Radio & Productions is a recovery media based organization. The sole purpose is to provide prevention and education to anyone who suffers with drug addiction/alcoholism. We do this through music, education, and our Recovery Partners.

Detox and Treatment Services

*This Website is based on opinion and is not meant to treat or diagnose any health or mental health issues of any kind such as addiction . If you feel you need help for any health related issues please contact a physician or a mental health professional.