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Do you know any addicts?  Have you been affected by a sponsee that relapsed?  Listen to he recovery Show at

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Movie Review – Recovered 441

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In this episode, Mark reviews the movie Flight and shares from The Recovered Podcast Community. Upcoming events include Canton Candlelight 5 year Anniversary Party and Open Talk, the documentary film showing of The Anonymous People, and the Traverse City

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Fellowship – Recovered 440

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Today, I am using my mobile rig set up and discuss my thoughts on the Fellowship.  I had the oportunty to visit a Detox Center and received the gift of speaking with clients that were just hours sober.  I was fiulled with Hope for them.

I then received news about a good friends child who is one of us.  My friend’s child has experienced horrific tauma over the past few months and strted using again which had led to hospitalizations.  There are small children involved.  Yet I am filled with hope for her because of the fellowship.

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Service Work – Recovered 439

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What does service work mean to you?
How has it helped your program?
What kinds of service have you done?

Has your sponsor ever volunteered you for something?

Have you ever suggested served for your sponsee?
Why do you think service work helps you feel better?
What is the most unique service you ever did?

What are you doing now?

Why do you think some people think of service work as a spiritual exercise?
How has your understanding of service work changed since you were new?

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The Anonymous People

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SAVE THE DATE!! This event is FREE and open to the PUBLIC!!

Students for Recovery in collaboration with the Collegiate Recovery Program at the University of Michigan , UM-CAPS, Dawn Farm, and the Washtenaw Alano Club will be hosting a reception and viewing of The Anonymous People on September 24th. The reception starts at 5pm and Movie starts at 6pm. We will fill you in with more information as we work out the details.

The Anonymous People is A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery, the emerging public recovery movement that will transform how alcohol and other drug problems are dealt with in our communities.

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Jason Schwartz – Recovered 438

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We interview Jason Schwartz, Clinical Director of Dawn Farm, a local recovery center here in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area.

Canton Cadlelight 5 year Anniversary Party with Barak C. as Open Talk Speaker

Join Mark S. at the Traverse City Fall Round Up on November 1-3

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What Service Work Are You Doing?

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I can’t believe I forgot about the Coffee Maker!!!

Don’t Quit Before The Miracle – Recovered 437

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What does this mean to you?
Was there a point when you thought about giving up?
What happened?
Have you ever given up before?
What led you to this point of despair?
What character defect was operating?
How do you avoid getting to this point of despair?
What is the miracle?
Where do you first hear this slogan?
What step helps most for this problem?
Is there a slogan that helps?
What prayer is helpful?

For the person who is thinking about giving up, what would you say to this person?

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Join Us At The Traverse City Fall Round Up

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I will be giving the Spiritual Talk on Sunday Morning.  It would be great to see you there.  Anna and I would love spend some time with our listeners.

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Canton Candlelight Celebrates 5 Years

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On Thursday September 26 at 8:30 pm edt (-4 GMT), my home group Canton Candlelight, will celebrate 5 years of meetings. We invite you to help us celebrate. Barak will be our Open Talk speaker and he will share his experience strength and hope in recovery. There will be pizza, chicken, salad, refreshments and we ask that you bring a dish to pass. This party will be at the PC Alano located at 5936 Sheldon Road in Canton, Michigan.

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Click here for more information on the club.

For more information and how to donate to underwrite the cost, email Russ M. at