Roads To Recovery is a podcast from Halcyon Health. Recovery Coach James Cardamone interviews guests in recovery who tell their stories in their own words --- putting our own spin on the classic “what we used to be like, what happened, and what we are like now.”
On this episode of Roads to Recovery, we do things a bit differently than previous episodes. This time - Matt DeMasi, Director of Care Delivery at Halcyon Health takes the mic and interviews the show's host James Cardamone. James shares his story, what led him to get help, and how he navigates through his own recovery today.
Greg Nance is an entrepreneur and ultra marathon runner. He is passionate about working with great people to expand access to education. Overwhelmed by depression after his Grandpa Charlie’s debilitating stroke, he turned to alcohol and opioid painkillers at age 16. His free fall only stopped with the help of compassionate mentors, friends and a daily running ritual. In the years since, he’s jogged 49 countries and recently completed 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents! Now he’s gearing up for his biggest challengte yet —a 3,000 mile Run Across America! To learn more about 1 IN 7, please visit: https://www.documentary.org/project/1-7
Josh Nussbaum is the CEO and Co-Founder of Halcyon Health. Prior to starting Halcyon Health Josh was a partner at Compound, an NYC based venture capital firm. Helping people who are battling addiction is something that is near and dear to Josh as he has dealt with his own mental health struggles and substance use disorder. He will be celebrating 10 years of sobriety on November 28th and his excited to see where this next journey with Halcyon takes him.
Paul is the founder and former host of the Recovery Elevator podcast. He is also the author of Alcohol Is Sh*t. He recently celebrated five years in September. On this episode we talk about his journey of recovery, his experience with ayahuasca, and a new treatment program he’s starting to build centered around community, plant medicine and connection.