Kathy and Shayna are joined by Joey Pagano, author, therapist, professor, licensed social worker and recovering addict. Joey talks about his own history of addiction, his recovery and his commitment to helping other people struggling with substance abuse issues.
Of note, we struggled with identifying realistic, empathetic representations of substance abuse in pop culture.
Joey's book, No Addict Left Behind: It's a Recovery Medicine State of Mind, will be out April 25, 2023 on Amazon.
You can find Joey in a bunch of places, like his website, Instagram, Facebook, Linked in, and TikTok
Kathy is sick AGAIN. When recording she hoped she sounded like "Sexy Phoebe", but after listening to the episode, realizes she sounded more like "Smelly Kat".
Artwork by Matthew Gwaltney- https://www.bdbumblebee.com
Editing by Ryan Merrill- https://www.instagram.com/the_nerdyeditor
Intro Music is "Call to Adventure" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)-Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
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Author, Therapist, Professor, Licensed Social Worker and Recovering Addict
Joey is a licensed social worker, therapist, and certified recovery specialist with over a decade of experience in the field. Joey is the author of No addict left behind: It’s a recovery medicine state of mind that will release on 4/25/23 in stores and online.