Rise & Grind Recovery Radio E23
Power of Language Part 2
Episode Snapshot: In week 2, we get the opportunity to speak with Irina Bogomolova where she shares her love for the stage & describes how much sharing her story has helped to change her life forever; being whole through art.
Check out Irina's Blog "Wandering the Crevices of My Mind" now
Intro song by Logic - 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid
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"We feature stories of recovery, advocacy, and invite anyone who is passionate about making a difference in their community. People are even using this as a resource for those who are struggling and for those who want to learn how to actively get involved"
“Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. Make good art.”
― Neil Gaiman, Make Good Art
- Anthony talks about his children graduating 6th & 8th grade
- Irina talks about why she decided to record her (spoken word)
- Talked deeper about the “power of language”
- Shared what it can mean to share your story
- Talked about how society can stifle creativity
- Talked about how the public school system isn’t always supportive of the arts
- How expressing yourself in an artistic way can be so beneficial to supporting mental health
- Irina gets personal & shares some poetry with us; amazing!
Do you know somebody that may need help from addiction or mental illness?
We want to help those who are suffering from addiction and mental health disorders by providing you some of the best know resources mentioned in this week’s episode and listed below.
If this is an emergency or if you are worried that you or someone you know may be at risk for suicide, please call your local authorities (911).
OTHER RESOURCES MENTIONED
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 1-800-273-8255
- Crisis Textline - available 24 hours a day every day, throughout the US by texting 741741
- #BeThe1To – You can do something to prevent suicide. #BeThe1To save a life. Download the toolkit (HERE)
Also, check out all the resources mentioned by visiting Rise Together’s “FIND HELP” section at www.weallrisetogether.org
This week we encourage you to get involved in your community or by supporting us online. In order to make long lasting change, people need to start dedicating their time and resources to the cause’s they most care about.
Episode Call to Action:
SHARE YOUR STORY with us and speak about the issues you most care about. When #WeAllRiseTogether we make a huge difference throughout the world!
Join the Rise Together Nation When You
TEXT THE WORD “RISE” TO 44144
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About Anthony Alvarado
Rise & Grind Recovery Radio is brought to you by Anthony Alvarado; who is a person in long-term recovery and recognized as a national speaker, writer, and one of the leading voices in the recovery movement.
Since 2013, he has traveled over 100,000 miles with the Rise Together team; where they have spoken to over 120,000 young people on mental health and addiction. Today they are continuing to encourage thousands of students to talk about the issues they care most about.
Now, he looks to invite conversation from all over the nation to help show the world that recovery is amazing and so is life when you discover your talents, passion, and purpose. This radio podcast is for the entire community because we need YOU to help change the world.