Recovery in the Middle Ages - Two Middle-Aged Suburban Dads Talk About Recovering From Addiction to Drugs & Alcohol.

Sponsorship Part 3: Tandem Sponsors & Mentors - 9/11 20th Anniversary PTSD

September 10, 2021

RMA-Episode 53 Show Notes:

 

This week on RMA: Tandem bicycles, tandem kayaks...tandem sponsors? Last week we looked at the darker side of sponsorship and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls that some might say are inherent in the sponsor model. This week we sound a more upbeat note and make a modest proposal: sponsorship the RMA way. How do we find a recovery mentor? What utility is there in having a recovery friend and accountability partner? We answer those questions and more, (and also go long on the week in review).

 

Also, this week is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Mike and Nat share their memories of that terrible day and discuss the aftermath and how it affected their drinking and drug use.

 

Finally, Mike’s appearance on This Naked Mind is STILL drawing in a wave of new listeners. We welcome them with open arms. Hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

All this and more on a somewhat somber, reciprocal, high-wire walking episode of Recovery in the Middle Ages.

 

Mike’s Interview on Annie Grace

 

Sober Linings Playbook (Aggregated recovery and addiction news and resources).

Recovery in the News:

 

Michael K. Williams Dead at 54

The Week in Weird:

 

Alien Head Statue Found on Mars

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