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Chasing Heroine: Addiction Recovery Podcast

Jeannine was an active drug addict and alcoholic for 15 years - her using led to multiple arrests, homelessness & the loss of absolutely everything - which she considers to be the best thing that ever happened to her.Sober since January 15, 2015, and now a successful fitness studio owner & entrepreneur, she is committed to sharing her stories in the hopes that they may help others. Sober since October 28, 2018 Narcan Nate travels the country doing Narcan training, and also works as a harm reduction advocate, in addition to working with Humanity Showers & A New Path.Releases every Thursday.

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PART TWO: “Trashley Anonymous, Twenty Years of street life, addiction and sex work.” Ashley Clark

Part two of Jeannine’s interview with Ashley Clark aka Trashley Anonymous. Part two picks up just before Ashley’s last prison term and ultimately her last use following an overdose. Connect with the show: https://bit.ly/3gAf9Jh Connect with Ashley: https://bit.ly/3zjIGgW


27 Oct 2022

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PART ONE: “Trashley Anonymous: Her story of twenty years of street life, addiction and sex work.”

Today Jeannine interviews Ashley Clark, aka “Trashley Anonymous,” the legendary TikTok creator and author. With nearly two million followers on TikTok, Ashley captivated the TikTok FYP for months with her viral video describing the impacts a twenty year long career of sex work fueled by an addiction to opiates and meth left on her soul, spirit and body. Ashley’s new book, “It’s my pu**y, I’ll do what I want,” is available now on Amazon. Connect with Ashley on TikTok: https://bit.ly/3VTph0b Connect with the show on TikTok: https://bit.ly/3TvEPF8

1hr 15mins

20 Oct 2022

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“Breaking free from the convict code” Phil Tyler, MN

As a long term meth user, alcoholic and prison gang affiliated drug dealer, Phil Tyler has been convicted of 11 felonies and has served multiple prison terms. Clean now since October 15, 2010, Phil speaks with Jeannine and Nate about his early introduction into homelessness, drug dealing to support his habit and survive and his eventual assimilation into prison gangs lifestyle and codes of behavior. Phil now runs an online ministry “Against the Odds,” is a carpenter, father and homeowner in Minnesota. https://www.facebook.com/ATOministries Connect with the show: https://bit.ly/3CT86UV

1hr 39mins

13 Oct 2022

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“Felony to Fitness to Free” Doug Bopst, MD

Doug Bopst is an award-winning personal trainer, author of three books, and host of the Adversity Advantage Podcast on a crusade to inspire others to overcome adversity and become the best version of themselves. He’s a former convicted felon and drug addict who spent time in jail for “possession with intent to sell.” While locked in a cell, he slayed his personal demons, kicked addiction, and reinvented himself. As a matter of fact, he hasn’t touched drugs since the day he was incarcerated in 2008. He has been featured on NBC’s ‘Today Show,’ Men’s Health, Forbes, Rich Roll, The Skinny Confidential, Impact Theory and many other media outlets/podcasts. “From Felony to Fitness to Free,” a short documentary about his story, has been screened at The Reel Recovery Film Festival in Los Angeles and New York City.

1hr 43mins

6 Oct 2022

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“Your crotch comes alive before your brain does.” Tracy H, San Francisco

In todays episode Jeannine and Nate interview Tracey Helton. Sober now since 1998, Tracey was featured in the popular 1999 HBO documentary, “Black Tar Heroin.” She is the author of “The Big Fix” and works as an addiction specialist. Follow the show on IG: https://bit.ly/3rlq3Vi Follow the show on TikTok: https://bit.ly/3rehv2u Follow Narcan Nate on IG: https://bit.ly/3ULKl7Y


29 Sep 2022

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NDPE’s (Near Death Poop Experience) Jeannine & Nate

If you have ever been physically dependent on opiates you may have some familiarity with opiate constipation, now termed by Jeannine as an “NDPE” (Near Death Poop Experience). Today Nate and Jeannine share their own NDPEs - this episode is probably NSFW! Follow the show on IG: https://bit.ly/3R3GS1x Follow the show on TikTok: https://bit.ly/3BZeXLQ Follow Narcan Nate on IG: https://bit.ly/3BuNYGG


22 Sep 2022

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Solocast: Journaling technique and structure

Jeannine shares a journaling guideline - and an example from her own personal journal - that she learned in early sobriety, that has proven to be incredibly helpful during times of stress or conflict. Connect with the show: https://bit.ly/3yeim7Z Connect with Narcan Nate: https://bit.ly/39JQqiP


23 Jun 2022

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“I barricaded myself for twelve hours” Asa, Charleston, June 2018

Jeannine and Nate interview Asa from Charleston, SC. Clean now since June of 2018, Asa shares her story of long term addiction, extensive criminal history and lifestyle, and the tragic loss of her daughter. Asa managed to heal from the trauma and tragedy of her past, and has turned her pain into a beautiful story of hope and resilience for others. Devoted to twelve step recovery and twelve step service, Asa now works for the same social recovery programs she was once sentenced to complete as a patient. Asa also recently completed her associates degree, and is an energy healer, utilizing her knowledge of reiki and chakra energies to serve others. Connect with the show: https://bit.ly/3QqVh8U Connect with Narcan Nate: https://bit.ly/3Qmsi6j

1hr 11mins

16 Jun 2022

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“NON 12 step program for recovery.” Andrew M, Australia 2018

Jeannine and Nate interview Coach Andrew Moses, a drug and alcohol recovery coach and mentor. Andrew has developed a personalized, non-12 step, recovery coaching program based on his personal experience and the formula he developed to create a positive vision for the future of his clients. Initially chemically dependent on OxyContin, then methamphetamine, Andrew finally kicked his drug habits for good in 2018, after joining a gym and beginning to prioritize his health. Andrew also discusses his theory around gay trauma, the effect he classifies as a result of living as a closeted gay person for a length of time. Connect with Andrew on IG: https://bit.ly/3H9GH1C Connect with the show: https://bit.ly/3zs4jN2 Connect with Narcan Nate: https://bit.ly/3xgxFLE

1hr 51mins

9 Jun 2022

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“First year sober blueprints” Jeannine & Nate

Jeannine and Nate go through exactly what steps they took in their first year of sobriety - starting from zero financially, to finding more gainful means of employment and the steps they took to maintain and strengthen their recovery. Connect with the show: https://instagram.com/chasingheroine?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Connect with Nate: https://bit.ly/3m48K8K

1hr 22mins

2 Jun 2022