Podcast 238: Overcoming addiction + how to help someone who is struggling with addiction

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SHOW DESCRIPTION: Yes, addiction can be a scary thing, but true recovery is possible. In this podcast I speak with licensed clinical social worker and therapist Nathan Padilla about his own experiences with addiction and mental health, the nature of addiction recovery, how you can help someone overcome an addiction, and more!

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PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS: 5:00 Why Nathan used drugs to cope with reality 21:00 How the birth of Nathan’s son and hid time in jail was an “ahah!” moment in his healing journey 25:41 Tips for recovering from an addiction 32:15 Why Nathan started his own practice 34:50 What is dual diagnosis and why is it important? 38:05 How to help someone recover from an addiction

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