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Episode 091820

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we continue to recognize National Recovery Month. Kristin Varner, administrator for the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Services joined us to discuss what services are available for those in need. We also want to remind everyone that September 22nd is National Recovery Advocacy Day.

Episode 091120

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund continue to celebrate National Recovery Month with an open discussion of recovery during extremely stressful times and a conversation with Bonnie Bramlett, half of the singer-songwriter team of Delaney & Bonnie from the early 70’s, who provides a wonderful perspective on sobriety.

Episode 090420

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund kick off National Recovery Month with an open discussion of recovery during a month like we have never seen before.

Episode 082820

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Mark Schor, Division President of Acadia Health Care joins Host Gary Hendler to discuss the state of recovery support in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They are joined by William Stauffer, the Executive Director of Pennsylvania Recovery Organization Alliance (PRO-A), the statewide recovery organization of Pennsylvania. We hope this program provides guidance to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 082120

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct another open format discussion about the challenges of addiction and sobriety as we search for a “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 081420

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion about the challenges of addiction and sobriety in mid-August 2020. Hear the challenges and encouraging words from from people who don’t just talk the talk – they walk the walk. We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 080720

Old friends and new friends in recovery. On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes guest co-host Marc Willig. We’re also delighted to talk with friend of the program, former Phillies pitcher Randy Lerch. Recovery is all about community, giving and receiving strength from each other, one day at a time.

Episode 073120

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Tommy James, famous for such hits as “Hanky Panky,” “Crimson and Clover,” and “I Think We’re Alone Now.” He has had an incredible music career. Along with his star status came an abusive record label president and drug and alcohol addiction. With over 30 years in sobriety, he is living life in the now.

Episode 072420

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the recovery community. Hear the challenges and encouraging words from from people who don’t just talk the talk – they walk the walk. We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 071720

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Rick Roberts, founding member of the rock band Firefall is Gary Hendler’s guest. He had hit records in the 1970’s such as “You Are The Woman,” “Just Remember I Love You,” and “Strangeway.” With all his talent and fame, a powerful addiction took over his life, but he is now living long-term in sobriety.

Episode 071020

Once again on this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the recovery community. Hear the challenges and encouraging words from from people who don’t just talk the talk – they walk the walk. We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 070320

The July 4th weekend and COVID-19. Once again on this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the recovery community. Hear encouraging words from from people who don’t just talk the talk – they walk the walk. Let’s celebrate Independence from addiction! We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times

Episode 062620

Once again on this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the recovery community. “New normals” have been established, including Zoom meetings. How are you coping? We hope this program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 061920

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Host Gary Hendler and Co-host Mark Sigmund conduct an open discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the recovery community. “New normals” have been established, including Zoom meetings. How are you coping? This program provides some keys to navigating through addiction in these stressful times.

Episode 061220

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we continue our series of programs discussing addiction and recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an open discussion about the challenges of sobriety when our lives are so dramatically disrupted. In addition we are joined well known blue’s musician Rick Estrin who has played with some of the greatest blues and R&B artists in the world. However, like many of us, a powerful narcotics addiction took over his life. He shares his inspirational recovery story.

Episode 060520

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, once again we have an open discussion about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the added challenge it can be for those of us in recovery. We also catch up with friend of the show, former Phillies Pitcher Randy Lerch.

Episode 052920

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Mark Stein, founder and lead vocalist of the legendary rock and roll band “Vanilla Fudge.” Then we share the challenges of sobriety in the midst of a pandemic which has attacked many of the very basics on which we stand in sobriety – including the meeting.

Episode 052220

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, once again we decided to dedicate the program to having a support group format. Holiday weekends can be a challenge, but this year in ways we never imagined. We know many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. We have an open discussion, focused on keeping your sobriety, the feelings you are having, along with the trials and tribulations you are overcoming. This too shall pass – one day at a time.

Episode 051520

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio once again we have a support group format. We know many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. On this show we have an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting only live on the radio.

Episode 050820

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we start off talking with Simon Kirke, co-founder and drummer for legendary groups “Bad Company” and “Free,” about his musical career and his life in recovery. Also, once again, we dedicate this show to having a support group format to discuss the stress COVID-19 has added to our lives in recovery. It’s an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio.

Episode 050120

Once again, on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund have dedicated this program to a support group format. We know many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. This program is an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio.

Episode 042420

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we have an open discussion about coping with the stress and pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic as a person in recovery. We share with each other how to keep your sobriety, the feelings you are having, along with the trials and tribulations you are overcoming. Just remember, this too shall pass!

Episode 041720

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Randy Lerch. On September 30, 1978, Lerch hit two home runs that clinched the National League East championship for the Phillies. However, not all of Randy’s life has been glamorous. Lerch, who also pitched for the Brewers, Expos, and Giants, was involved in a drug scandal while with the Phillies. Now, in recovery with an incredible story, Randy to tells it all!

Episode 041020

This episode of Clean and Sober Radio is our fourth program dedicated to managing our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. We have an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio. Listen for tips to help you keep your sobriety, manage the feelings you are having, and overcome the trials and tribulations of addiction.

Episode 040320

This episode of Clean and Sober Radio is our third program dedicated to managing our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a support group format. Many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. We have an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio. Listen for tips to help you keep your sobriety, manage the feelings you are having, and overcome the trials and tribulations of addiction.

Episode 032720

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio it is our second program dedicated to managing our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a support group format. Many people are struggling, especially since most in-person meetings have temporarily closed their doors. We have an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio. Listen for tips to help you keep your sobriety, manage the feelings you are having, and overcome the trials and tribulations of addiction.

Episode 032020

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we address the fact that due to the COVID-19 epidemic it is very difficult to find a meeting during these extremely stressful times. On this program we have an open discussion, as you would in an AA or NA meeting, but live on the radio. We share a lot and discuss strategies to help us keep our sobriety, address the feelings we have, along with the trials and tribulations we are are overcoming, together.

Episode 031320

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund discuss both how the coronavirus could be more deadly for those with compromised immune systems due to active addiction, along with how this disease could lead recovering addicts to relapse if we aren’t careful. We take an in-depth look at ways a recovering person can cope with the depression, anxiety, and feelings of helplessness which often result from living through a global pandemic. Do not let these feelings take you back out!

Episode 030620

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Gary Hendler’s guest is a convicted bank robber! In June 2013, Nolen Burchett robbed three California banks over a one-month period to fund his spiraling opiate addiction. He was finally apprehended after a high-speed chase, which resulted in Burchett being shot by two deputies. Burchett spent over 5 years in a California state prison for his crime. Now free and in recovery, Burchett works for Northbound Treatment Service, and carries a strong message of recovery.

Episode 022820

Steve Forzato is our guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. As former Deputy Chief of Pennsylvania statewide drug initiatives, Steve worked for the PA Attorney General and was in charge of investigating illegal drug activity. His work led to the arrests of everyone from shady drug pushing doctors, to large drug manufacturing rings, and back street dealers. He is now an expert on opioids and the Director of the Center for Addiction and Recovery Education at St Joe’s University.

Episode 022120

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio there is a bit of a twist. Host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are interviewed by Gary’s life long friend and occasional co-host, David Sussman. David asks probing questions of our hosts about their personal journeys from addiction to recovery.

Episode 021420

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we begin with a tribute to Tim Holloran. Tim was Operations Manager at WWDB-AM and 610 ESPN. He passed away this week unexpectedly. He was a wonderful, dedicated, and creative part of our team. He was also a husband and father. Many of the staff talk about Tim, share memories, and talk about Tim’s significance in their professional lives. He will be missed. Following the tribute, Gary Hendler and cohost Mark Sigmund discuss current events in the world of addiction and recovery.

Episode 020720

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we are joined by 16 year old guests who are both in stable recovery. It is an open conversation about the challenges of battling this disease at a very young age.

Episode 013120

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we discuss women struggling with addiction during pregnancy. Dr Kristi Dively D.O. joins us to discuss both the complications which come from drug and alcohol use during pregnancy, and how pregnant women can get help while not harming their baby. Dr Dively is Medical Director at Retreat Behavioral Health in Lancaster County, where they have a special program to help pregnant women.

Episode 012420

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by friend of the show David Sussman for a round-table discussion on the latest addiction issues and recovery topics. There are many years of recovery experience at the table.

Episode 011720

Two guests join host Gary Hendler on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Our first guest is Mike Hepp, founder and driving force behind Mike Hepp Racing for Recovery. Since 2012, this local Bucks County professional sportsman drag racing team has helped hundreds of people suffering from addiction, get treatment for the disease, and get into stable recovery. Joining Mike is former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Paul Fletcher. Paul has an unbelievable recovery story to share. From racing to baseball, this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is one not to be missed!

Episode 011020

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Mark Schor, Division President for Arcadia Healthcare, where he oversees operations for 27 acute psychiatric hospitals and addiction treatment facilities. Mark fills us in about the latest trends in mental health and addiction treatment. He is also in long-term recovery. So you see, we do get better!

Episode 010320

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we explore how differences in race and ethnicity affect addiction and recovery – or do they. Our guest is Randell Jefferson, the host of the Tone and Tenor Talk show on WWDB-AM. Randell is very well versed and involved in all types of issues involving the African American community.

Episode 122719

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is local legend Tony Luke Jr. Luke, (Lucidonio) is a man who wears many hats, as restaurateur, entrepreneur, actor, TV host, screenwriter, songwriter, and sports reporter who founded the cheesesteak franchise Tony Luke’s. Since the tragic loss of his 35 year-old son to heroin, Luke has been cooking up another recipe. This one has to do with keeping the subject of addiction and recovery out in the open.

Episode 122019

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler moderates a roundtable discussion with just the ladies. Addiction and recovery take many forms. Women have specific issues relating to addiction and recovery that men do not. We explore them and talk about strategies to have a clean and sober holiday season.

Episode 120619

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Randy Trauger and Peg Harrington from the newly opened Brookdale Recovery Center in Monroe County Pennsylvania. Brookdale Resort near Tannersville was once a place where people came to relax on vacation. But now, the place in Pocono Township has been transformed into a safe haven for people struggling with addiction. Their program includes multiple treatments designed to heal trauma and give clients the tools, structure, and supportive experiences to replace destructive thoughts, behaviors, and patterns with healthy, positive ones. We learn all about this facility and discuss the latest evidence-based practices in addiction treatment.

Episode 112919

It’s the Thanksgiving edition of Clean and Sober Radio! Gary Hendler is joined by guest co-host David Sussman. Our guest is Mike Zito, who in May 2019 was named Best Blues Rock Artist by the Blues Foundation at the Blues Music Awards. Zito is a true recovery success story as he has learned to balance his passion for playing the guitar with sobriety. Also, David Sussman shares a personal story about maintaining sobriety as he navigates a recent personal medical scare.

Episode 112219

This edition of Clean and Sober Radio is for, among others, boxing fans! Gary Hendler’s guest is former Heavyweight Champion of the World Pinklon Thomas. Picklon held the WBC heavyweight title from 1984-1986. During his boxing years, he fought every high profile heavyweight boxers including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Tim Witherspoon, and Riddick Bowe. However, his greatest fight of all was against the disease of addiction. Also, veteran counselor Andrea Diaz joined us.

Episode 111519

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, we talk with two headliners from our 2019 Recovery Concert. Kim Simmonds from the legendary blues band Savoy Brown and Ricky Byrd, formerly of Joann Jett & the Blackhearts talk about the upcoming event. In addition, Judge Andrea Duffy joins us.

Episode 110819

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Dawn Belemarich Berry and Trish Cantwell from Recovery Centers of America (RCA) are our guests. RCA has helped thousands along the path to recovery by providing top of the line evidence based addiction treatment and rehabilitation. Join us to hear about the amazing work RCA does helping the sick and suffering throughout the Philadelphia Region and beyond.

Episode 110119

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we have two guests in the studio. Pete Smith, candidate for Philadelphia City Council’s 6th district, joins us. Smith has had enough when it comes to the opioid crisis which has had devastating effects on his family, and the city he loves. In addition, Attorney Allen Toadvine joins us. He is running to become a Bucks County Common Pleas Court Judge. Allen wants to hold drug dealers accountable, and to recognize addiction as a disease.

Episode 102519

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio it is Recovery Centers of America (RCA) Day. Gary Hendler’s guest is Dr. Deni Carise. She is the Chief Scientific Officer for RCA. Recovery Centers of America uses cutting edge research based treatments to help thousands of people get into recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Deni tells us all about it and the excellent work this organization is doing.

Episode 101819

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guests are two highly respected veterans of the recovery industry, Joe Curran and Vincent DiPasquale. Joe Curran has been in the addiction field for over 42 years, and has helped save countless lives during his decades long commitment to helping the sick and suffering on the front lines of addiction treatment. Vince DiPasquale has been active in the field of addiction and recovery since 1977. He is the founder and former director of Starting Point.

Episode 101119

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guests are Magisterial Judge Andrea Duffy from Montgomery County Pennsylvania, and Nolan Burchett. Nolan is a convicted bank robber who spent 5 years in a California State Penitentiary for his crime – a crime fueled by his addiction. He is now in recovery and is an inspiration for those trying to be. Two guests on different sides of the law.

Episode 100419

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Gary Hendler’s guest is William Stauffer. Bill has been the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Recovery Organization Alliance since 2012. Pro-A ‘s mission is to mobilize, educate, and advocate to eliminate the stigma and discrimination towards those affected by alcohol and other substance use conditions. He has helped thousands in our recovery community.

Episode 092719

This edition of Clean and Sober Radio is dedicated to Recovery Centers of America. Husband and wife, David and Mimi Dorschu were our guests. David is CEO of RCA Light House in New Jersey. Mimi is the director of spiritual services at RCA Devon. Recovery Centers of America has been instrumental in helping thousands of folks get into stable recovery.

Episode 092019

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Per Hagen and Ghassan Dawoud from Pro-Act give us all the details about this Saturday’s 2019 “Recovery Walk” at Penn’s Landing. Pro-act is a grassroots organization which provides advocacy and recovery support initiatives that work to reduce the stigma of addiction. Pro-act also ensures the availability of adequate treatment, along with recovery support services.

Episode 091319

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, a first! The host and co-host of the show are the guests for the day. Yes, Gary Hendler and Mark Sigmund tell their stories, and share the details about their addictions in-depth. They interview each other!

Episode 090619

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guests are Dan Schmalen and Doug Kiker. Dan and Doug are the founders of Retrofit Careers. They assist people in recovery with gaining employment. We discuss some of the challenges recovering people face when trying to gain employment, such as dealing with the stigma of addiction. This valuable untapped job pool can be really successful employees and are often extremely hard workers.

Episode 083019

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Gary Hendler’s guest is Don Tollefson, best known for being a sportscaster and TV personality on ABC affiliate WPVI-TV (1975-1990). Don struggled with painkiller addiction which eventually led him to crime, and state prison. Having finally faced his demons, and achieved sobriety, Tollefson is making a come-back. Join us for a spirited conversation about the state of addiction and recovery in today’s society.

Episode 082319

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund host a round-table discussion with friends in recovery Joshua Quigley and Stephen Bronte. Listen and be inspired by successful stories of recovery – new and old. There is hope, there is life after addiction!

Episode 081619

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio Gary Hendler’s guest is Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ricky Byrd, formerly of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Besides music, Byrd is also known for having solid long-term recovery, and in 2017 released “CLEAN GETAWAY”, a record which evokes the emotions behind addiction and recovery. Byrd fills us in on the music, his recovery, and mission to spread awareness about addiction.

Episode 080919

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Marti Hottenstein, founder of the “How to Save a Life Foundation,” which helps those struggling with addiction get into treatment quickly. She created the foundation out of the tragic and certainly unnecessary death of her son Karl, who was refused treatment, and died of a drug overdose six weeks later. Marti and her team join us to talk about how they go into the trenches of Kensington to assist the sick and suffering, and save lives. This is a riveting program sparked by the passion these women bring to help those who are most in need in our community.

Episode 080219

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Roland Lamb, Philadelphia Deputy Commissioner for planning and innovation at the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS). Get an in depth look at addiction and mental health issues in Philadelphia and what is being done to help these folks during an unprecedented drug epidemic. There is a glimmer of hope!

Episode 072619

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by life-long friend and guest co-host David Sussman. Gary and David’s guest is Walter Trout – a singer, song writer, and guitarist who has played with bands such as Canned Heat, John Mayall, and Santana. Trout began his career in Ocean City, New Jersey. After moving to Los Angeles in the late 60’s he teamed up with well-known musicians John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex. As these stories often go, he had many good times, but also struggled with a devastating addiction and eventually cirrhosis of the liver. He has been sober from drugs and alcohol for over 30 years and surviving, not only in recovery, but also following a liver transplant in 2016. Do not miss his emotional interview.

Episode 071919

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Attorney Zachary Cooper who specializes in defending DUI cases. Cooper gives us the inside scoop on the legal system, and those dreaded DUI’s.

Episode 071219

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, our guest is Pete Smith. Smith is running for a Philadelphia Council Seat in District 6, and has extensive personal experience in the world of addiction and recovery. If elected, Smith plans to create a panel of experts to advise city council on how to better deal with Philadelphia’s opioid crisis, and secure funding for additional drug and alcohol treatment. Smith also favors stronger penalties for dealers, and more resources for local police departments to fight the drug problem, which has devastated neighborhoods across the city.

Episode 062819

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guests are Marti Hottenstein and Dr. Yvonne Kaye. Marti founded the “How to Save a Life Foundation,” which helps those struggling with addiction get treatment. She created the foundation after her son, Karl, was refused treatment, and died of a drug overdose six weeks later. Dr. Kaye is a former Philadelphia popular radio personality, distinguished author, and an expert in both mental health and addiction. She uses her skills to help others in need, especially those struggling with grief.

Episode 062119

Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Frederick Shegog. Frederick is the founder and CEO of The Message LLC. Shegog has a powerful message about living a healthy lifestyle, and as a motivational speaker, shares it nationwide. He travels to high schools, colleges, and treatment centers, delivering powerful speeches on overcoming barriers in life, specifically addiction. In this program, Shegog will discuss what it takes to change your life for the better. He will inspire you to address any shortcomings. You don’t want to miss this show!

Episode 061419

Willy Potts is Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Willy is an American contemporary composer and pianist. He has written songs and played with many well known artists. His biggest success is his recovery. Willy has achieved 27 years of sobriety, while overcoming many trials and tribulations. One of his big challenges has been living with the rare disease Spina Bifida, which he was diagnosed with at birth. Willy is truly a winner.

Episode 060719

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcome’s life long friend David Sussman as his guest co-host. Their guest is Don Tollefson, best known for being a sportscaster on ABC affiliate WPVI-TV (1975-1990). After an illustrious television career, Don made some terrible decisions which ended in state prison. He has come back on a mission to help those, as he was, addicted to drugs and alcohol. He has a great story of hope. His insight and unique perspective on sobriety is inspirational to anyone who meets him.

Episode 053119

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by friends in sobriety David Sussman and Larry M. They discuss their personal experiences with addiction and recovery, providing insight to navigating through the disease of addition.

Episode 052419

On this edition of Clean and Sober radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is rock legend Kim Simmonds. He formed the 60’s and 70’s rock band Savoy Brown, which had hits such as “Hellbound Train” and “Train to Nowhere.” With Simmond’s fame, also came his abuse of alcohol that nearly killed him. Fortunately he has a recovery story to tell.

Episode 051719

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Bill Schmincke. He, along with his wife Tammy started the “Stop the Heroin Walk” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This event came about as a result of their son Steven overdosing on heroin three years ago. We will be discussing Stevens life and how his death affected his family and how they are giving back.

Episode 051019

This edition of Clean and Sober Radio is dedicated to Livengrin Foundation. Since 1966, this excellent treatment center has given hope and a promise of a new tomorrow to countless individuals struggling with addiction throughout the Philadelphia Area. Livengrin’s Chief Clinical Officer Morrie Olson and Medical Director James W. Cornish M.D. join host Gary Hendler to discuss how Livengrin is using evidence-based treatments to battle the opioid epidemic. In addition, they share their expertise about effective treatment for alcohol use disorders, along with other substance use disorders.

Episode 050319

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Mark Evans. Like many of us, Mark had a horrific drug and alcohol addiction which nearly took everything. It almost destroyed his spectacular music career, and nearly killed him. Currently, with decades of sobriety, Evans is involved with Chester County Pennsylvania’s Drug Task Force. He is a survivor! Hear his incredible story.

Episode 042619

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is William Stauffer, who is the executive director of the Pennsylvania Recovery Organization Alliance (PRO-A). Founded in 1998, PRO-A’s mission is to eliminate stigma and discrimination toward those affected by drug and alcohol addiction. Currently, due to shrinking resources, many young Pennsylvania residents struggling with addiction are not getting the necessary treatment to recovery. Stauffer is leading PRO-A in an effort to tackle this issue. He talks about his progress in curtailing this problem, along with “confidentiality” in addiction treatment. Should your information be accessible to the general public?

Episode 041919

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund talk with friend in recovery Joe Oleary. Joe talks openly about his life experience with addiction and breaking through in recovery. Also, Simon Kirke, founder of two of the most popular bands of the 1970s, “Bad Company” and “Free” calls in for a short interview after being delayed by a minor automobile accident. We look forward to a longer interview with Kirke about his music, his battles with addiction, and his road to recovery in the near future.

Episode 041219

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler discusses the importance of taking care of our health during our recovery with Dr. Sidra Ghafoor and John Breen, who run an organization called “Fitness in Recovery.” They join us to discuss their program and to provide tips for wellness in recovery. Most of us neglected our physical and mental well-being during active addiction. It’s time to break the cycle and to create a healthy lifestyle with Clean and Sober Radio!

Episode 040519

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes the Mike Hepp Racing Team (Racing for Recovery). Mike Hepp and racing partner Glenn Moore are a Bucks County, PA professional sportsman Drag Racing team. Their focus is battling the drug and alcohol epidemic across the United States through their racing for recovery program. Since 2012, MHR has helped hundreds of people suffering from the disease of addiction, get treatment, and reunite with their families.

Episode 032919

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny and Tom Sullivan, the Director of Public Safety. We discuss the great work the sheriff’s and public safety departments have been doing, working hard to keep Montgomery County residents safe.

Episode 032219

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler, along with cohost Mark Sigmund and friend in recovery Larry M, conduct a round-table discussion on the latest addiction issues and recovery topics. These men are inspiring evidence that there is life after recovery.

Episode 031519

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Jennifer Smith, Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Her department ensures that residents are receiving safe and evidence based treatments in Pennsylvania. She is also a strong advocate for treatment providers. Smith has done wonderful work with the state, both addressing the opioid crisis, and getting more funding allocated for state addiction treatment programs.

Episode 030819

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Hunt Sales, one of the great “Rock n Roll” drummers. He has played with such artists as David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Bob Welch, and many others. As the son of Soupy Sales, he has an incredible story of growing up in a famous family and most importantly he has recovery story like no other.

Episode 030119

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Montgomery County Magisterial Judge Andrea Duffy. Judge Duffy witnesses the negative effects of addiction in her courtroom every day and is doing something about it. She advocates for eligible drug defendants who stand before in court to get them into treatment. Judge Duffy is the founder of D.A.R.A. (Drug Addiction Resource Alliance), which provides support services to those afflicted by substance abuse, along with education, and further support for their families. Judge Duffy is truly a leader in the noble mission to help sick and suffering addicts across our region.

Episode 022219

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is John Hiatt, one of the most prolific songwriters, producers, and singers in the history of Rock ‘n’ Roll. His songs have been covered by artists such as B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Edmonds, Joan Biaz, Keith Urban, and many others. However, in the shadow of Hiatt’s musical career was a nearly 20-year battle with alcoholism which nearly killed him. Hiatt has now been sober for 32 years, and his music is inspired by his recovery. Don’t miss this interview.

Episode 021519

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Don Tollefson, best known for being a sportscaster on ABC affiliate WPVI-TV (1975-1990). Don struggled with alcoholism and painkiller addiction which eventually led him to crime and state prison. Having finally faced his demons, and achieved sobriety, Tollefson is making a come-back. His insight and unique perspective on sobriety is inspirational to anyone who meets him.

Episode 020819

For you boxing fans, our guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is former heavy weight boxer Pinklon Thomas. Thomas held the WBC heavy weight title from 1984-1986. During his boxing years, He fought every high profile heavy weight boxer including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Tim Witherspoon, and Riddick Bowe. However, his greatest fight of all was against the disease of addiction.

Episode 020119

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler and Mark Sigmund are joined by the hosts of WWDB-AM’s Tone and Tenor program, Randall Jefferson and Maurice Goodman. Does the scourge of substance abuse see color? We have a very frank and open discussion about addiction in the African American community and if there are cultural differences in the path to recovery.

Episode 012519

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Robert Reed. Robert is the Executive Deputy Attorney General for the State of Pennsylvania. Before being appointed by Attorney General Josh Shapiro to this position, he was an Assistant District Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania. Reed is widely known, well respected, and knows his stuff when it comes to addiction, recovery, and the community.

Episode 011819

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler’s guests are attorneys Andre T. Jerry and Denise Negron-Bennett. Andre has many years of experience when it comes to navigating the criminal justice system. He and Denise operate separate law practices in Norristown PA, which handle criminal defense cases, along with many other legal proceedings. Both are extremely well versed on all sides of the criminal justice system, based on life and personal experiences.

Episode 011119

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio the incredibly talented Bonnie Bramlett of the Delaney and Bonnie musical duo joins host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund. Bramlett has played with rock stars such as George Harrison, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, and Jerry Garcia. A huge star during the late 60’s and 70’s, Bramlett tells us her amazing recovery story. But first, Eryn Santamoor, who is a candidate for Philadelphia City Council, tells her truly personal story, discusses her impressive credentials, and her plans to spread compassion towards those suffering from addiction if elected to city council.

Episode 010419

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio – it’s a new year, and there are lots of things to talk about when it comes to battling the disease of addiction in 2019. Host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund welcome guest Attorney Michael Forbes to the program. Forbes discusses a facet of addiction and recovery seldom talked about – dealing with the the tremendous financial burdens and credit issues which can result from a life of addiction.

Episode 122818

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by the regular crew to say goodbye to 2018 and discuss strategies for welcoming in the new year. There may even be a surprise or two!

Episode 122118

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is William Stauffer, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Recovery Organization, Alliance (PRO-A). Founded in 1998, PRO-A’s mission is to eliminate stigma and discrimination towards those affected by drug and alcohol addiction. In addition, they also try to ensure health and justice. PRO-A both educates and advocates, giving hope to individuals and families throughout our community. This is what it is all about!

Episode 121418

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes former Governor of Pennsylvania, the Honorable Edward G. Rendell. We discuss both his incredible career and his challenge to make “supervised injection sites” a new reality in Philadelphia.

Episode 113018

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Kristin Casey, former girlfriend of rock star Joe Walsh. Casey just released a new book about her drug-fueled days living with Walsh, member of five successful rock bands including the Eagles and the James Gang. Casey gives us the inside scoop on her experiences with Walsh in addiction and in recovery. Montgomery County District Judge Andrea Duffy is guest co-host and Gary is joined by life long friends David Sussman and John Templeton.

Episode 111618

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is David Blenk who is the President and CEO of Livengrin Foundation. Blenk has over 30 years experience working in mission-oriented non-profit settings. He is committed to making sure Livengrin continues to be at the forefront of addiction treatment. Since 1960, Livengrin has assisted countless individuals determined to overcome their drug dependencies, giving them hope and a promise of a new tomorrow.

Episode 110918

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Frank Marino, the founder and lead guitarist for the 60’s and 70’s hard rock band “MAHOGANY RUSH.” Marino is probably one of the greatest guitar players in Rock n Roll history. He credits playing guitar to saving his life. His story of addiction and recovery is unique and fascinating.

Episode 110218

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Attorney Lori Hahn Maslin. Maslin has an incredibly successful law practice, as well as other rewarding business ventures, although, things weren’t always this good. Hear about her harrowing story of addiction, recovery, and her amazing relationship with her husband. Confirmation that we can get better and lead productive, successful lives.

Episode 102618

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is PA State Senator Daylin Leach. Leach has served in the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 17th senatorial district and Democratic Party, since 2009. He has been a strong promoter of not only medical marijuana legislation in the state, but also legislation to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Listen as he explains his positions on this controversial matter.

Episode 101918

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is American blues harmonica player and bandleader Charlie Musselwhite. He came to prominence during the early 1960’s, along with such musical icons as Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, and John Lee Hooker. Cohost Mark Sigmund and I are joined by long time friend in recovery John Templeton. Together we learn about Musselwhite’s fascinating call to recovery.

Episode 101218

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Dr. Herbert Avart. He is an addiction physician located in Broomall, PA. He offers an innovative drug addiction treatment program. Dr. Avart has over 40 years of experience in the field of medicine. He talks about his techniques and what it is like assisting clients on the front lines of the opioid epidemic.

Episode 100518

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guests are from ”Brain Spark Health.” ”Brain Spark Health” claims to have a proven alternative for treating addiction. Their method is called NAD IV therapy. It is a very interesting approach to recovery, but does it work? You will be educated and fascinated to see what this treatment is all about!

Episode 092818

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Magisterial District Judge Andrea Duffy. We discuss the different ways that Judge Duffy handles cases that come before her – specifically, drug cases. Also, we will learn about D.A.R.A., The Drug Addiction Resource Alliance that she created.

Episode 092118

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes Beverly Haberle, Executive Director of Pro-Act, sponsor of Recovery Walk Philadelphia, where 25,000 or more will walk in support of a life of sobriety. Brian, a volunteer with Pro-Act, shares his powerful story and talks about the strength he gains from the recovery community.

Episode 091418

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is David Uosikkinen, drummer for “The Hooters” and founder of the “In the Pocket” project. “In The Pocket” is the featured band for the 2018 Recovery Concert in Philadelphia. PA State Senator Daylin Leach from Montgomery County also joins us for a discussion about the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana in the state, as well as the opioid crisis facing the nation.

Episode 090718

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Frederick Shegog. Freddie went from being a homeless dumpster diving man, who was addicted to drugs and alcohol, to being a 3.5 GPA student attending Delaware County Community College. Shegog tells his inspirational story about breaking the chains of addiction. He is now an advocate for helping other students on campus and throughout the community.

Episode 083118

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler welcomes a special guest co-host – his life long friend, David Sussman. Joining David and Gary is Brandon Novak. Brandon was known as a professional skate boarder at age 14, for starring in the “Jackass” movies, a radio personality on “Bam,” author, motivational speaker, and now a spokesperson for Banyan Treatment Centers. Brandon traveled in the “fast lane” and paid a big price as a result of his drug addiction. He has done it all, despite being consumed by a heroin addiction that almost claimed his life. Now in recovery his focus is to help others who are suffering from the disease of addiction.

Episode 082418

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Mark Stein, the lead vocalist, keyboardist, composer and arranger for the late 1960’s band “Vanilla Fudge.” Stein is in recovery and talks about life as a rock star and what that lifestyle did to him throughout his career. Get ready for some recovery and rock ‘n’ roll!

Episode 081718

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler discusses the impact addiction and recovery have on a major market health care provider. Dr. Stephen Klasko is the President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia. Dr. Klasko is a pioneer and visionary in health care reform, and has a very insightful story to tell. We are also joined by one of Dr. Klasko’s favorite music icons, Eddie Money.

Episode 081018

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by Gary’s life long friends John Templeton and David Sussman. They all have much more in common today than they ever had growing up, as they are all now in recovery. They discuss their personal experiences with addiction, and the benefits of living a rewarding life in recovery.

Episode 080318

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is on location at Recovery Centers Of America in Devon, PA. This excellent drug and alcohol treatment facility treats patients and their families struggling with addiction to alcohol, heroin, opioids, cocaine, and prescription drugs. Patients at the facility who are battling the awful disease of addiction share their personal stories.

Episode 072718

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is Charles Fields who is in recovery and has an incredibly powerful story. We discuss how addiction can lead to so much despair, but that there can be light at the end of the tunnel. Lost dreams re-awaken in recovery!

Episode 072018

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, two friends from PRO-ACT and the Council of Southeast Pennsylvania. They have great information about their mission to prepare those in recovery to re-enter the job market and so much more. Next up, rock legend Kim Simmonds who formed the 60’s and 70’s rock band, SAVOY BROWN, with hits such as “Hellbound Train” and “Train to Nowhere.”

Episode 071318

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler is interviewed by a reporter from The New York Times weekly podcast. It is a followup discussion about an article in the New York Times newspaper about Gary’s quest to receive a pardon for mistakes from his past. In addition, Dr. John P Williams, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist who specializes in addiction, talks about the ultimate cost of addiction, suicide. He is also a member of the Board of Pardons of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Episode 070618

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, a round-table discussion with friends in recovery. Gary Hendler’s life long friend, David Sussman shares his struggles with addiction and his satisfying, rewarding life in recovery. Along with co-host Mark Sigmund, these three friends in recovery share their life lessons and unique perspectives.

Episode 062918

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, members of Malvern Institute’s leadership team join us. David Lumpkin, Executive Director at the Malvern facility and Matthew Dale, Executive Director and the Willow Grove facility discuss how the Malvern Institute has helped individuals struggling with addiction since 1948. They achieve treatment success through an unrivaled dedication to the clinical care and innovative treatment solutions. Listen to find out about all their great work.

Episode 062218

Gary Hendler’s guests on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio are Rehab After Work’s Medical Director, Nedson Campbell M.D., Clinical Director Megan Levan, and of course our own Mark Sigmund. These extremely knowledgeable addiction professionals will fill us in on the latest evidence based treatments being used to combat this awful epidemic. In addition, an exclusive interview with American Singer Judy Collins is featured on the program.

Episode 061518

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we are joined by Attorney Zachary Cooper who specializes in defending DUI cases. Cooper gives us the inside scoop on the legal system, and those dreaded DUI’s. Also the founder of The Atlantic City Recovery Walk, Bill Schmincke, talks about the event and what prompted him to create it.

Episode 060818

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by two friends in recovery – one old, and one new! Our round-table discussion delves into the pain of addition, the challenges of sobriety, and life in recovery. We all can help each other in this journey.

Episode 060118

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Jennifer Storm, the Victim Advocate for the state of Pennsylvania. Jennifer is responsible for representing the rights and interests of crime victims before the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons and Parole, along with the Department of Corrections. She is a published author and a well known speaker. Storm has an incredible story about her own journey to recovery.

Episode 052518

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio Gary Hendler’s guest is Gary Tennis, former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drugs and Alcohol Programs. This man’s work has helped countless Pennsylvania residents during their darkest times. He is an expert on drug and alcohol policy, having advised presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton as Executive Director of the President’s Commission on Model State Drug Laws. Tennis currently is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws.

Episode 051818

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by Ron Portonova. Ron managed to break free from the chains of addiction and has gone on to have a successful career helping others, at Recovery Centers Of America in Devon, PA. He provides valuable insights to the complex process of recovery as it applies to the patient, as well as to their friends and family members.

Episode 051118

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined by long time Philadelphia DJ Bob Charger. Gary’s life long friends in recovery John Templeton and David Sussman are also part of our round table discussion about personal experiences with addiction and recovery, providing insight to navigating through the disease of addition.

Episode 050418

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler welcomes Richie Furay. Richie is celebrated as founding member of the legendary and quintessential groups Buffalo Springfield, Poco, and the Souther-Hillman-Furay band. He is an American music luminary, and a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Episode 042718

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, David Uosikkinen, best known for being a founding member and drummer for the rock band “The Hooters,” joins host Gary Hendler. David talks about his musical career, journey in recovery, and his In The Pocket project, which brings together a rotating line up of Philly’s most celebrated musicians to cover classic Philadelphia songs.

Episode 042018

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler is joined by retired Narberth Police Department Commander Bobby Yantorno Jr. He has incredible stories of his experiences fighting criminal activity in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where he served the police department for over three-decades. Yantorno has also written two books, served in the military, and and even fought as a professional boxer. But most importantly, Yantorno has helped countless individuals suffering with the disease of addiction during his career.

Episode 041318

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler and Mark Sigmund welcome Elvis Santiago Rosado. Elvis is an outreach and education coordinator at Prevention Point in the Kensington area of Philadelphia. He has contributed to saving 42 lives by reversing overdoses with narcan. In addition, he and his coworkers have trained over 2000 people to administer narcan to save the lives of individuals who have overdosed using opioids. Born in Puerto Rico, and raised in North Philadelphia, Rosado has been working in the addiction field since 1992. Rosado tells us about what it’s like battling addiction on the front lines during the opioid crisis.

Episode 040618

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro joins host Gary Hendler and cohost Mark Sigmund. Shapiro believes we need a comprehensive, recovery-based approach in PA, that treats addiction as a disease, not a crime, paired with a smart-on-crime approach to reducing the availability of heroin in the state. With drug overdoses being the number one accidental cause of death in PA, Shapiro is also trying to ensure that all first responders carry the life-saving medication Naloxone.

Episode 033018

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund meet a married couple who suffered from the devastating consequences of addiction together. They both got sober, and lived to tell the tale. Now, they are working with recovering addicts, showing them the light of a new path.

Episode 032318

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund welcome back friend of the program, David Sussman and his twin brother, Steven. One brother never used alcohol or drugs addictively while the other brother became a heroin addict. Is addiction genetic? We discuss yet another facet of the complex disease of addiction.

Episode 031618

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Magisterial District Judge Andrea Duffy joins host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund. We discuss her unique career and perspective as a very respected judge, her tireless advocacy for those suffering from drug and alcohol dependency, and the organization that she founded, the Drug Addiction Resource Alliance (DARA).

Episode 030918

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio it’s a roundtable discussion about overcoming addiction and living in recovery. Host Gary Hendler is joined by cohost Jim Pietrowski, former Philadelphia sportscaster Don Tollefson, and Judge Andrea Duffy. Addiction can present many challenges on many levels, but help and support are available through many avenues as are discussed in this episode.

Episode 030218

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by friends and co-hosts Mark Sigmund, Jim Pietroski and former Philadelphia City Councilman Rick Mariano. Mariano was convicted in 2006 for trading political favors for cash. He spent 4 years in jail. He had been a very flamboyant member of Council who carried a gun and was in many fights at City Hall. Since his release from jail, he is a free man – not only of the penal system, but also of a lifetime addiction. Listen as these survivors discuss the struggles of addition and the rewards of recovery.

Episode 022318

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund are joined once again by Gary’s life long friends John Templeton and David Sussman. These long time friends, all now in recovery, discuss their personal experiences with addiction, recovery, and provide insight to navigating through the disease of addition on many levels.

Episode 020918

America is in the grips of an opioid epidemic which is harming an entire generation. On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by co-host and Rehab After Work’s Mark Sigmund, Medical Director, Nedson Campbell M.D., and Quality Assurance Specialist Tisherra Diec, We take a closer look at what is driving this awful crisis. We also discuss the latest treatment options which can help reverse this epidemic – some of which are quite controversial. This show is filled with useful information on the opioid crisis from some of the most qualified experts in the field of addiction medicine.

Episode 020218

In 2011, Dr. Harris Newman was sentenced to 7.5 to 15 years in state prison for writing prescriptions for opioids and other pain medications for no legitimate medical reasons. Newman is Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. He was recently released from State Prison. He talks about his tragic fall from grace, from once a highly respected Bucks County doctor, to a convicted felon.

Episode 012618

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, music legend Chuck Negron joins host Gary Hendler. Negron was the founder and lead vocalist of “Three Dog Night.” He sang some of the most well known tunes in Rock n Roll history. But with the fame, Negron also spiraled into a devastating heroine addiction. Chuck has been clean and sober now for nearly 27 years. Also Mike Nise, the founder and producer of the hit 1980’s TV show “Dancin’ on Air” joins us.

Episode 011918

Award winning actress Brett Butler from the comedy series “Grace Under Fire,” joins host Gary Hendler for this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. She has led an incredible life, filled with so many achievements, but also trials and tribulations of addition. Butler has battled both a re-occurring addiction and severe depression. Now in stable recovery, she shares her inspiring story.

Episode 011218

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by friends and co-hosts Mark Sigmund and Jim Pietroski. Through phone conversations with former Philadelphia sportscaster Don Tollefson, former Philadelphia city councilman and convicted felon Rick Mariano, and Martie H from How to Save A Life Foundation, we examine the trials and challenges of the drug and alcohol addicted community in Philadelphia from very personal hands on perspectives.

Episode 010518

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by life long friend John Templeton and co-host Mark Sigmund. These long time friends discuss the epidemic of addiction facing our community and enjoy a personal roundtable discussion about overcoming addiction and living in recovery.

Episode 122917

On this powerful edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is local legend Tony Luke Jr. (Lucidonio), once known as the cheesesteak king in Philadelphia. He is a man who wears many hats, as Luke is a restaurateur, entrepreneur, actor, TV host, screenwriter, songwriter, and sports reporter who founded the cheesesteak franchise Tony Luke’s. But now, after the tragic loss of his 35 year-old son to heroine in March, Luke is cooking up another recipe. This one has to do with keeping the subjects of addiction, recovery, and coping with grief, out in the open.

Episode 122217

Our guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Ryan Buell. Ryan is a paranormal investigator and TV producer who founded the Penn State Paranormal Research Society. His life became the core premise of the hit A&E show, PARANORMAL STATE, for which he was the director. His success came at considerable cost as the disease of addiction took its toll leading Ryan close to death this past spring. Today Ryan is eight months sober and is enjoying the rewards of a clean and sober life.

Episode 121517

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler hosts two very special guests. Attorney Brian Quinn talks about the complexities of defending someone who is in trouble with the law due to drug and/or alcohol abuse. Our other guest is Carol Rostucher, who started “Angels in Motion”, an organization designed to de-stigmatize the disease of addiction, spread love, and assist addicts in need in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Episode 120817

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio a powerful roundtable discussion about addiction, overcoming addiction, and living in recovery. Everything is on the table including Rich H celebrating his tenth day of sobriety, his gritty stories of life on the street, and his inspirational outlook to a future in sobriety. Join host Gary Hendler, co-host Mark Sigmund, and friend in recovery Billy Gordon, for this inspirational program.

Episode 120117

Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd, formerly of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, returns to be Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. You may be familiar with Ricky’s awesome guitar solos in song’s like Joan Jett’s 1982 No. 1 Hit, “I love Rock n Roll.” Byrd is also known for having solid long-term recovery. He has a brand new CD out which is called “CLEAN GETAWAY.” This album features a collection of 12 songs evoking the emotions behind addiction and recovery. Byrd fills us in on the music, his recovery, and mission to spread awareness about addiction.

Episode 112417

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Don Tollefson. Don is best known for being a sportscaster on ABC affiliate WPVI-TV, Philadelphia (1975-1990). He struggled with painkiller addiction which eventually led to crime, and state prison. Having finally faced his demons, and achieved sobriety, Tollefson is making a come-back. His story is one which will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Episode 111717

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is former WPVI, Philadelphia news anchor Lisa Thomas Laury. In 2001 she was struck with a rare nerve disorder which remained misdiagnosed for 2 years. Her career was put on hold. Due to the pain and depression associated with this life-altering condition, Lisa became addicted to the opioids she was prescribed to manage her condition. Hear her amazing story of strength, healing, and recovery.

Episode 111017

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Gary Tennis who was formerly the Secretary for the PA Department of Drugs and Alcohol. Tennis spearheaded nearly every incredible and progressive law in Pennsylvania which has been passed to benefit those with drug and alcohol addictions. He has moved on to a national platform to continue his work. Hear about Gary’s latest work and much more on Clean and Sober Radio.

Episode 110317

Judy Collins is Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Affectionately known as “Judy Blue Eyes,“ Judy is an American singer and songwriter, and was instrumental in the American folk renaissance during the mid to late 1960’s into the 1970s, with such iconic hit records as “Send In The Clowns” and “Both Sides Now.” She has led a famous life of both incredible successes, as well as many difficult struggles with fame and sobriety. We also catch up with our old friend, Jim Pietrowski.

Episode 102717

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is former MLB superstar Darryl Strawberry. He revisits his glory days of playing baseball, winning 3 World Series Championships and his awful struggles during active addiction. Darryl sheds light on how he made it out of this darkness, into long-term sobriety. His new book, “Finding Your Way” chronicles how lives and relationships can be restored through the power of God and the process of change. Rickey Byrd, of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, also joins us as a very special treat.

Episode 102017

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Ricky’s awesome guitar solos are featured in song’s like Joan Jett’s 1982 No. 1 Hit, “I love Rock n Roll”. Byrd is also known for having solid long-term recovery. His brand new CD, “CLEAN GETAWAY” evokes the emotions behind addiction and recovery. Byrd will fill us in on the music, his recovery, and mission to spread awareness about addiction.

Episode 101317

On this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes a very special guest – Brian Cuban, the younger brother of Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban. Brian joins us to discuss his long term recovery from alcohol, cocaine, and bulimia since April of 2007. He is an attorney, activist, and author of “The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption.” Cuban shares the many challenges he overcame to build a new and purposeful life.

Episode 100617

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is joined by life long friends John Templeton and David Sussman. Along with co-host Mark Sigmund, these long time friends enjoy a very personal roundtable discussion about overcoming addiction and living in recovery.

Episode 092917

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler is live from Malvern Institute, the oldest private addiction treatment center in the entire country. This is a powerful program of interactions with clients who are suffering from addiction, and starting their journey in recovery. Recovery starts here!

Episode 092217

Two legendary musicians join host Gary Hendler on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. First, it’s blues and rock keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer Barry Goldberg. Barry currently plays with Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd in the American blues supergroup The Rides. Then, English guitarist and songwriter, and founding member of the British band Wishbone Ash, Andy Powell joins the discussion. Two musicians – two different stories – from a time period and an industry so often rifled by alcohol and drug abuse.

Episode 090817

American singer, song-writer Eddie Money joins Gary Hendler once again on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Money has spent nearly four decades in rock ‘n’ roll. He is also sober, and tells us about his journey in recovery while remaining a popular concert draw. In addition, Montgomery County District Judge Karen Zucker joins us to discuss the court structure and her compassion for people suffering from the terrible disease of addiction who happen to have a brush with the law.

Episode 090117

A rock ’n roll edition of Clean and sober Radio! First, Julia Negron joins host Gary Hendler and friends. Julia, who is the ex-wife of both John Densmore (drummer for The Doors) and Chuck Negron (lead singer of Three Dog Night), is a champion in the arena of drug intervention and policy making laws. She is also an advocate for the utilization of the overdose reversal drug Naloxone (Narcan) to save lives. In addition, American singer, song-writer, Eddie Money is on the program. In his nearly four decades in rock ‘n’ roll, Money has had 12 singles crack the Billboard top 100 charts, including “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise.” He was a steady presence on MTV during the 1980’s and he remains a popular concert draw. Money is also sober, and tells us about his journey in recovery.

Episode 082517

Legendary, Jackie “The Jokeman” Martling formerly of the Howard Stern Show joins us again in this episode of Clean and Sober Radio. Jackie discusses his days on the Stern Show and his sobriety. In addition, therapists from Onward Behavioral Health and Glen Mills School join host Gary Hendler to discuss the treatment of addicted adolescents.

Episode 081817

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, a roundtable discussion on overcoming addiction and living in recovery. Everything is put on the table, including gender differences in recovery. Is it harder being a woman in recovery? This is a great show. so don’t miss it!

Episode 080417

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Tony Luke (Lucidonio). Tony is best known for being the cheesesteak king in Philadelphia. But now after the tragic overdose of his son, Tony is cooking up another recipe. This one has to do with keeping the subject of addiction and recovery out in the open. No more secrets!

Episode 072817

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, listen to the experience, strength and hope of addicts and alcoholics with many years of recovery. Listen to host Gary Hendler as he conducts a round-table discussion about addiction and the rewards of recovery.

Episode 072117

In this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, John Becker, a 17 year police veteran is Gary Hendler’s guest. Becker began abusing pain medication after an injury. His addiction progressed and in desperation, he stole guns, money, and drugs out of the Hatboro (PA) Police Department evidence room, only to get busted and face jail time. He tells his incredible story of both being caught in the death spiral of addiction, and achieving redemption in recovery.

Episode 071417

In this episode of Clean and Sober Radio – old friends reminisce about the bad old days in addiction and discuss how they achieved long term recovery. Listen to the inspiring stories which are great examples how you can escape the jaws of this deadly disease and live a productive life.

Episode 070717

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler and co-host Mark Sigmund share personal stories about their addiction and recovery. With nearly 60 years of sobriety between them, they come to this important subject with deep understanding and compassion for those suffering from the disease of addiction. Gary and Mark provide tremendous inspiration for their comrades in recovery.

Episode 062317

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is Dion Dimucci of “Dion and the Belmonts.” Dion had a string of major hits in the 50’s and 60’s such as “Run Around Sue” and “Abraham Martin.” He is definitely rock ‘n’ roll royalty. In addition, he also has incredible long-term recovery story. He shares his experience, strength, and hope for a clean and sober life.

Episode 061617

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler discusses the benefits of recovery with old friends – with new perspectives on life. Just a bunch of old druggies and alcoholics talking about the old days, and of course the great days of recovery!

Episode 060917

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Andrew Loog Oldham, the founding manager of the Rolling Stones. He managed the band from 1963 to 1967 during the peak of British Invasion. Don’t miss this spirited and inspirational episode as Andrew talks candidly about his experience with the Stones, his career in the music business, his life in and out of addiction, and his distinct opinion of the Philly music scene! This is a rich and heartfelt discussion from an icon in the music industry about the disease of addiction.

Episode 060217

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is retired Lower Merion and Montgomery County Narcotics Detective Tony Spagnoletti. He is a legend in the law enforcement community with regard to solving very high profile drug and murder cases (not always by the book). He tells fascinating stories which are included in his newly released book, “A Darker Shade of Blue.”

Episode 052617

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio we have a packed studio filled with interesting guests, such as Kim Ferris Rubenstein, executive director of the organization called, “be a part of the Conversation.” The group creates effective programs that are designed to significantly increase awareness of the negative effects of alcohol and other drug use. Join host Gary Hendler for this informative and exciting program!

Episode 051916 (rebroadcast)

In this encore episode, (original broadcast 10/7/16) Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is Gary Hendler’s guest. Martling is best known for his role as head-writer and radio personality on The Howard Stern Show (1983-2001). After leaving the show, Martling returned to radio by joining the Howard 100/101 Sirius Radio channels with Jackie’s Joke Hunt.  Martling also struggled with alcohol issues over the years, eventually getting sober in 2002. In this program we take an in-depth look at both his career and his recovery.

Episode 050517

DUI Defense Attorney Zak Cooper is Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. For years he has been going to bat for those who received a dreaded DUI. Cooper answers questions about drunk driving and the law. He also discusses why it really isn’t worth it to drink and drive!

Episode 050517

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Montgomeryville, PA-District Judge Andrea Duffy. She witnesses the negative effects of addiction in her courtroom every day. Judge Duffy is a tireless advocate for those in need of treatment.

Episode 042817

Every parent’s worst nightmare is the thought of losing a child. In this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guest is a mother for whom the nightmare is real. She talks about her son’s life and his death due to opioids. This edition of Clean and Sober Radio brings to light what this national drug epidemic is doing to our country and it’s grieving mothers.

Episode 042117

In this episode, host Gary Hendler is on location with Clean and Sober Radio from Malvern Institute. This program is very informative, as we interact with clients suffering from addiction. Founded in 1948, Malvern Institute is the oldest private addiction treatment center in the entire country. Recovery starts here.

Episode 041417

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler discusses the benefits of recovery – where lost dreams reawaken – with a couple of recovering addicts who each have many years of sobriety. They share their experience, recovery, strength, and hope.

Episode 040717

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler’s guests are Rehab After Work’s Vice President Of Operations, Sarah Deutchman and Clinical Director, Jeanna Goodwin. They discuss the Opioid addiction epidemic in the U.S. which contributed to over 50,000 deaths in 2016. They take an in depth look at treatment, and other needed interventions which can assist in halting this terrible epidemic.

Episode 033117

Host Gary Hendler interviews Bonnie Bramlett, half of the incredibly successful recording duo Delaney and Bonnie. They had numerous hit records in the late 60’s and early 70’s such as “Only You Know and I Know.” She has recorded with the likes of George Harrison, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, and many many more well known musicians. However, Bonnie’s most successful endeavor is her recovery from a long drug and alcohol addiction. What a story she has to tell! Mark Sigmund, a clinical supervisor in Rehab After Work’s Northeast Office, co-hosts the program.

Episode 032417

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Allied Trades Assistance Program’s Executive Director Ken Serviss, and Clinical Director Candice Mc Ginley, are Gary Hendler’s guests. Allied Trades is a non-profit organization created by the Philadelphia Trade Unions to contain costs and promote improved service delivery for drug and alcohol abuse issues. Also, legendary Philadelphia radio disc jockey, Bob Charger, stops by the studio.

Episode 031717

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler welcomes two of the most powerful recovery advocates in Pennsylvania on the subject of PA’s opioid epidemic, State Representative Gene DiGirolamo and DASPOP Chief Spokesperson, Deb Beck. Also a surprise guest who is celebrating 52 years of sobriety!

Episode 031017

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, a group of students from Drexel University who are part of an advocacy organization called “Dragons For Recovery”. The group includes recovering students and their allies who are working to decrease the stigma of substance use disorders and mental illness on campus. Also, a guest appearance from Mark Hudson from the 1970’S group “The Hudson Brothers.”

Episode 030317

Very excited to welcome Judy Collins to this episode of Clean and Sober Radio with host Gary Hendler. Affectionately known as “Judy Blue Eyes,” Judy is an American singer and songwriter, and was instrumental in the American folk renaissance during the mid to late 1960’s into the 1970s, with such iconic hit records as “Send In The Clowns” and “Both Sides Now.” She has led a famous life of both incredible successes, as well as many difficult struggles. Also in this episode, District Judge Andrea Duffy. She knows how to hand-out the right sentencing to help those in need of drug and alcohol treatment.

Episode 022417

On this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, Gary Hendler’s guest is David Galinski M.D., who specializes in treating elderly people with drug and alcohol dependency. This relatively unknown sickness is known as geriatric addiction.

Episode 021717

In this edition of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler talks to two of the most powerful advocates in Pennsylvania on the subject of drug and alcohol support and treatment, and for getting laws passed to benefit those in need. State Representative Gene DiGirolamo and DASPOP Chief Spokesperson Deb Beck are his guests.

Episode 021017

Former MLB superstar Darryl Strawberry is Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Strawberry revisits both his glory days playing baseball along with the struggles throughout his life and during active addiction. He tells us how he made it out of the darkness into long-term sobriety. Also, Leonard Buchell tells his story. Leonard is a Philadelphian who left for California in the 70’s to find sex, drugs, and rock n roll, and then later found serenity and sobriety. Now he produces recovery films.

Episode 020317

In this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, Lee Rocker, who is the base player for the band “The Stray Cats” joins host, Gary Hendler. Rocker’s band sold over 10 million records and was a mainstay on MTV during the 1980’s. He shares his story…his recovery.

Episode 012017

In this episode of Clean and Sober Radio, host Gary Hendler chats with a bunch of recovering drug addicts and alcoholics reliving the old days and luckily experiencing the rewards of living in recovery.

Episode 011317

David Uosikkinen joins Gary Hendler for this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Uosikkinen is a founding member and drummer for the rock band “The Hooters.” He talks about his musical career and his journey in recovery.

Episode 010617

John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote most of 60’s icon Billy J. Kramer’s hit records. Billy is Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio.

Episode 123016

Join Gary Hendler with some old time recovery buddies telling stories and sharing their experience, strength, and hope in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio.

Episode 122316

Gary Hendler’s guest on this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is Lawyer Zachary Cooper, who specializes in defending DUI cases. Cooper gives us the inside scoop on the legal system, and those dreaded DUIs!

Episode 121616

Gary Hendler’s guests in this very special holiday episode are the very talented sober Mummers brigade “The Twelve Steppers,” who will parade down Broad Street in the annual Philadelphia Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day.

Episode 120916

Gary Hendler’s guests in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio are two tireless advocates for drug and alcohol treatment – Marti Hottenstein, and PA State Rep. Gene DiGirolamo. Currently serving his 11th term representing Pennsylvania’s 18th legislative district, Gene authored legislation increasing patient access to drug and alcohol treatment. Marti founded “How to Save a Life Foundation,” which helps those struggling with addiction get treatment. She started the foundation after her son Karl was refused treatment, and died of a drug overdose 6 weeks later.

Episode 112516

Join Gary Hendler for this special Thanksgiving edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Hooter’s drummer David Uosikkinen co-hosts the program and Gary’s good buddy Scott Weisenberger (CEO of Malvern Institute) is the guest. We take an in-depth look at inpatient treatment and the excellent work that Malvern Institute does to help sick and suffering addicts throughout our region.

Episode 111816

In this episode it’s just a bunch of recovering friends sharing their experiences, strength, and hope. Gary Hendler is the host.

Episode 110416

Host Gary Hendler leads a round table discussion on addiction and recovery in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio.

Episode 102816

Gary Hendler’s guests on this episode of Clean and Sober Radio are Steve Calderbank (United States Navy) and Sergeant Timothy Wynn (U.S. Marine Corps). Wynn participated in the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003. We take an in depth look at the unique struggles facing military veterans seeking sobriety, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Episode 102116

Gary Hendler’s guest in this episode of Clean and Sober Radio is Bob Forrest. Bob is known as the truth-telling drug and alcohol counselor on “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew”. Forrest started out his career as the lead singer for the popular band “Thelonious Monster.” He cycled between heroin, cocaine, and alcohol use and 24 stints in rehab. At various points in the cycle, he appeared as a guest on Dr. Drew Pinsky’s radio show, “Loveline,” to promote his music.
“He was one of the worst drug addicts I’d ever been around,” said Pinsky. “He was manic and out of control. He was so unpleasant to be around, angry and disagreeable. Eventually I just wrote him off and frankly, I assumed he was dead.”
In 1996, he got clean after going to jail. Forrest then re-united with Dr. Drew. The rest is history. Forrest shares his experience, strength, and hope in this episode.

Episode 101416

Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio is David Uosikkinen. David is best known for being a founding member and drummer for the rock band The Hooters. He talks about his musical career and his journey in recovery.

Episode 100716

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of Clean and Sober Radio. Martling is best known for his role as head-writer and radio personality on The Howard Stern Show (1983-2001). After leaving the show, Martling returned to radio by joining the Howard 100/101 Sirius Radio channels with Jackie’s Joke Hunt.  Martling also struggled with alcohol issues over the years, eventually getting sober in 2002. In this program we take an in-depth look at both his career, and recovery.

Episode 093016

Host Gary Hendler sits down with criminal defense lawyer Brian Quinn for a fascinating discussion on legal issues and addiction. Brian has been defending individuals charged with crimes for over 28 years. He has also represented hundreds of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals in disciplinary proceedings before the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. There is no one better to give us the inside scoop on legal issues.

Episode 092316

Who doesn’t remember Eddie Munster? Butch Patrick is Gary Hendler’s guest in this episode of Clean and Sober Radio. Patrick is best known for his childhood role as the werewolf Eddie Munster on the 60s TV show “The Munsters.” Patrick eventually battled a 40-year addiction to cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol, entering rehab in 2010. He shares his experience, strength, and hope in this edition of “Clean and Sober Radio.”

Episode 091616

In this episode host Gary Hendler leads a round table discussion on addiction and recovery in Philadelphia. Our good friends at PRO-ACT also join us to discuss details about the 2016 recovery walk.

Episode 090916

Bobby Rydell is Gary Hendler’s guest in this edition of the Clean and Sober Radio Show. What an incredible career he had with hit records, movies, TV shows, and now continues to tour with the Golden Boys (Fabian and Frankie Avalon). But excessive drinking led to a double organ transplant. He is doing great and is now back on the road Clean and Sober.

Episode 081916

Billy J. Kramer joins Gary Hendler in this episode. As a musician during the 1960’s, Kramer recorded a series of songs specially written for him by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, which launched him into stardom. Kramer later went onto tour with The Beatles in 1963. Before reaching his twenties, he was already spiraling into the grip of drugs and alcohol. We will revisit Billy’s glory days of the British Invasion, to the darker days of drug and alcohol addiction. Kramer tells a story filled with experience, strength, and redemption.

Episode 081916

Host Gary Hendler’s favorite forum! A round table discussion with just three guys sharing stories of hope and recovery.

Episode 080516

Join Gary Hendler and crew for a round-table discussion on recovery, “sober fun,” and stories from the past.

Episode 072916

Former Philadelphia Flyer Reggie Leach is Gary Hendler’s guest in this episode of “Clean And Sober.” Leach holds the current Flyers franchise record for most goals in a season and was was a huge reason why the Flyers won the Stanley Cup during the 1975-1976 season. Reggie discusses his career, the disease of addiction, the NHL culture, and how players need to be careful to not become ensnared in addiction.

Episode 072216

Monkee’s songwriter Bobby Hart is Gary Hendler’s guest. Hart wrote over 30 songs for “The Monkee’s.  He helped the band sell more records in 1967 than even “The Rolling Stones.”

Episode 071516

Award Winning Actress Brett Butler of the “Grace Under Fire” TV show joins Gary Hendler in this Clean and Sober Radio Show episode. She has led an incredible life filled with fame, fortune, and addiction!

Episode 070816

Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Health, joins Gary to fill us in on what steps are being taken in Philadelphia to address drug addiction, prevention and awareness, and the success of the local programs.

Episode 062416

Former WPVI Sportscaster Don Tollefson is Gary Hendler’s guest. Recently released from prison, Don knows the highs and the lows of life – and now a new brighter chapter in his life begins.

Episode 061716

Just a bunch of recovery addicts having fun while discussing a very serious topic. A round table discussion on what it was like in our addictions and what it is like living the good life.

Episode 061016

Humble Beginnings creator, Joe Lubowitz is Gary Hendler’s guest. Joe turned a horrible addiction into a rehabilitation organization that is quite unique. Giving back – that’s what it’s about and Joey is doing it. We welcome Humble Beginnings as a new sponsor of Clean and Sober Radio.

Episode 060316

NBA Denver Nugget star Chris Herren joins Gary Hendler with his incredible story of recovery and sobriety.

Episode 052716

Gary Hendler welcomes musical icon RICKY BYRD – best known for being in the band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, but also toured with Roger Daltrey, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, etc. Now he’s Clean and Sober for over 25 years!

Episode 052016

Clean and Sober welcomes two incredible ladies in recovery from the Livengrin Foundation. We discuss treatment and recovery and more importantly – FUN in recovery.

Episode 051316

Political Involvement Is A Must On The War On Drug – Gary Hendler’s guest, Pennsylvania State Representative John Taylor, is an outspoken advocate to the recovery community and instrumental in making changes that benefit all of us.

Episode 050616

DRIVING DRUNK OR STONED? And the cops pull you over… DUI Attorney, Zach Cooper joins Gary Hendler to enlighten our audience of what will happen to you next. HINT: It’s not so pretty.

Episode 042916

Gary Hendler and co-host this month David Uosikkinen – drummer for the Hooters – welcome the lead singer and founder of the group FIREFALL. A lot of hit records in the 70’s and a lot of Recovery now.

Episode 042216

Guest host David Uosikkinen of the HOOTERS joins Gary Hendler with an incredible show and a surprise call – from John Hollis of Rocker’s in Recovery.

Episode 041516

David Uosikkinen of the HOOTERS along with some old friends talk about the old days and the new ones.

Episode 040816

A Mother’s Nightmare! Imagine your son is addicted to heroin and he overdosed twice and lived. That mother and son are today’s guests.

Episode 040116

Stressed out! Be careful it can lead to big trouble for your recovery.