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Recovery Today Podcast

Recovery Today Podcast

By Rob Hannley

New to recovery? Failed in the past trying to get sober or end non-substance abuse addiction? Struggle with depression, anxiety, fear, regret, or co-dependency? Or, have you been sober now for many years? Wherever you are, Recovery Today Podcast will inspire you and blow your mind with raw, real stories. You'll fall out of your chair laughing, say, “Damn!” or, “Hmm,” or, “I never knew that,” and get filled with hope.


An extension of Recovery Magazine, the #1 Addiction, Recovery and Sobriety Magazine available, Recovery Today Podcast is all about hope. Hope for the addict and hope for those who love them. It's leading a movement transforming lives from those bound by substance abuse and non-substance abuse to living happy, successful, sober, and drug-free lives.


Hosted by Rob Hannley and Mike Diamond, the Recovery Today Podcast is real, edgy, and damn funny. We give it to you straight! We're the ultimate show for those looking to be free of addiction once and for all. It's time to pursue a life you're intended to have. We feature influencers and celebrities you know plus those you may not know. Top experts in the fields of addiction, recovery, and mental health and passionate influencers assist listeners in moving forward with their lives.

As the editor-in-chief of Recovery Today Magazine, a digital entrepreneur, copywriter and student of human potential, Rob Hannley has shared the stage with, interviewed, featured, or partnered with internationally known celebrities, recovery icons, athletes, rock stars, politicians, peak performance and marketing superstars. The list includes Sugar Ray Leonard, Nikki Sixx, Dave Navarro, Jamie Lee Curtis, Russell Brand, Congressman Patrick Kennedy, Darryl Strawberry, Daniel Baldwin, Tommy Vext, Melody Beatty, Jennifer Gimenez, Craig Mabbit, Matt Fraser, Brian Tracy, Jay Abraham, T. Harv Eker, Dolf De Roos, Mark Victor Hansen, and Robert Allen. Rob has been sober since February 1994. His greatest desire is to see people change their own lives for the better.


Co-host Mike Diamond is an author, television personality, director, life coach, supplement creator and interventionist for high profile clients. He’s known for work on hit TV shows NY Ink and Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew (currently nominated for a Logie Award for Best Reality Series). Mike's an extreme “Guinness Book of World Records” holding athlete for “Running Consecutive Half Marathons”. He also finished Top 3 in International Natural Body Building. “David Goggins-Esque” in his determination, Mike has an unstoppable mindset and ability to run a marathon at the drop of a hat. He created an all-natural nootropic and wellness supplement and wrote two books while running and pushing a baby stroller. Mike battled cocaine and alcohol addiction until April, 16, 2006. Spiritually bankrupt and miserable, he decided to get sober. Since then, Mike helped hundreds of people on the road to recovery. He is on beck and call to clients and friends, helping them through their life problems and battles.


You are not alone. You are not to blame. You never need to feel ashamed. Many people like you have gone from the depths of despair to good lives that they couldn't before imagine. You're about to meet them!


On Recovery Today, we encourage, support, and inspire you. There is hope. Today is not your story; it's only one chapter. If your life is not how you want it, you can make it better. You can connect with others that have done this already and want to help you.


Recovery Today podcast is for those who want to “keep it real.” Whether you're new to addiction recovery, failed in the past, or have been sober for many years, you'll find value in each episode. If you've prayed for help, your prayer has been answered! Listen to the podcast and join the conversation now.

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Staying Sane And Sober In A Rock Band With Dave Kushner From The Velvet Revolver

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Brent Bolthouse shares his powerful transformation and success story.
Brent Bolthouse is a consummate entrepreneur and a hospitality maven who is virtually invented today's nightlife scene with the development and opening of some of the hottest nightclubs supper clubs restaurants lounges and bars all across Southern California including, “Bungalow” in Santa Monica along with his sister property in Huntington Beach and the 4th coming Long Beach location. He began working as a club promoter at Opus Lily in 1989 and his early career included promoting the Roxbury, The Viper Room, and the House of Blues. He also opened the Los Angeles clubs Babylon, Opium Den Sunset Blvd.’s Coffee House, and the Avalon venue where he is still a partner. However, before all the success he struggled with a major addiction. Join us for the incredible transformation story of Brent Bolthouse.
June 21, 2022
Jodie Sweetin of Netflix's Fuller House, shares her powerful story of recovery.
Jodie Sweetin is a Mom, Actress, Activist, Author, Podcaster, and Director who, as a movie and television actress, is best known for her role, starring a child on "Full House" as Stephanie Tanner from 1987 to 1995 and its Netflix sequel series, "Fuller House" from 2016 to 2020. She's been sober since 2011. Season 1 - "The Corona Chronicles" Episode 4 - Jodie Sweetin Originally recorded in 2020
June 03, 2022
Staying Sane And Sober In A Rock Band With Dave Kushner From The Velvet Revolver
Can you imagine how tough it must have been to be a sober guitarist in a rock band? And not just any rock band. We’re talking about Velvet Revolver, the supergroup that is known for its successful run in hard rock revival, as well as its iconic frontman’s infamous reputation for substance abuse. For rhythm guitarist Dave Kushner, those years have been a constant challenge against his sobriety, which he has maintained for more than a decade before joining the band. Dave stayed sober, but it doesn’t mean his life had become easy, even when the band called it quits. Dave shares the highlights of his story in this conversation with Rob Hannley, Mike Diamond, and Ricky Barnes. Listen in as he shares how he handled these challenging moments of his journey and how putting in the work has gotten him into the good place that he enjoys now.
April 13, 2021
Interview with Director, Actor, Robb Humphreys
Sobriety is important, but it’s not an end to itself. It is but a stepping stone to continuous improvement – a door that opens up to a myriad of possibilities. We have to move beyond sobriety to become that person we envision ourselves to be. This powerful message is brought to you by Robb Humphreys, a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor based in Maui, Hawaii. Robb’s claim to fame is as a director and actor, known for "Lord of Illusions," "JoJo Baby", and "A Gathering of Magic: Behind the Scenes of Lord of Illusions." A person in recovery himself, Robb stands by his conviction that recovery is a never-ending process. Indeed, he doesn’t want it to end, if that was even possible. Listen in as he shares this and other valuable lessons from the trenches with Rob Hannley, Mike Diamond, and Ricky Barnes.
April 13, 2021
Into Addiction And Out To Recovery: Having More Fun Sober With Jack Osbourne
A number of people fall into addiction thinking that the substance and alcohol could somehow make life more fun, craving to let loose and add that certain spike to life. However, English and American TV personality Jack Osbourne realized, after spinning out of control into drug addiction, that he could have more fun sober. In this episode, he joins Rob Hannley and Mike Diamond to share with us his journey—from being exposed to the rock 'n roll lifestyle at such a young age and falling into addiction to recovery, going to almost 18 years of being sober. He also talks about the things that have been keeping him busy and what lights the fire inside him. Now, Jack is a father, TV host, Producer, Explorer, Paranormal Investigator, Climber, Surfer, and an MS Awareness Advocate all under his belt. He takes us to his many sides while sharing some tips and insights on leading a healthy life.
March 31, 2021