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Recovery Advocates Lisa Smith and Tawny Lara Launch Recovery Rocks Podcast

October 4, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2018--A rock and roll-loving Gen X lawyer in 12-step recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs. An equally rock-obsessed millennial writer who found addiction recovery through blogging. Give them a couple microphones and you get the Recovery Rocks podcast, a new kind of discussion about the issues impacting those who struggle and recover, reflecting different perspectives, but finding much in common.

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Recovery advocates Lisa Smith (left) and Tawny Lara (right). (Photo: Business Wire)

The new weekly podcast is the brainchild of Lisa Smith, author of the acclaimed memoir, GIRL WALKS OUT OF A BAR, and Tawny Lara, founder of popular recovery blog, , and sober event series, . Their podcast, Recovery Rocks, will discuss recovery from substance use disorder, mental health challenges, and all types of trauma. The project’s primary goal is inclusivity. Although Lisa’s and Tawny’s experience speaks most directly to substance abuse and mental health disorders, everything is on the table. Recovery Rocks will be a forum to discuss the issues we all face, and we want to hear from listeners on what they face as well.

Episode topics will include:

To 12-step or not to 12-step? How recovery changes our relationships Navigating a sober social life Finding allies in recovery The ups and downs of social media Handling transfer addictions

The podcast may be found on major platforms:

Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/recovery-rocks iTunes:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/recovery-rocks/id1437414525 Podomatic:  https://recoveryrocks.podomatic.com/

is a writer and lawyer in New York City. She is the author of GIRL WALKS OUT OF A BAR, her award-winning memoir of high-functioning addiction and recovery in the world of New York City corporate law. Lisa is passionate about breaking the stigma of addiction and mental health issues and is a frequent speaker at law firms, law schools, bar associations, and other professional and community organizations. Prior to beginning her more than 15-year legal marketing career, Lisa practiced law in the Corporate Finance group of a leading international firm.

is an entrepreneur, writer, and public speaker in New York City. She’s the founder of and , and an award-winning filmmaker of her recovery documentary, . When she’s not working on all of the things, she’s doing yoga or eating tacos - sometimes simultaneously.

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CONTACT: Recovery Rocks

Lisa Smith, 917-538-0782

girlwalksout@gmail.com

www.lisasmithauthor.com

or

Tawny Lara, 254-214-3973

tawny.lara@gmail.com

www.tawnylara.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT ONLINE GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Recovery Rocks

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