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This week, MissMaeg is joined by Dr. Jason ZW Powers, MD, MAPP, creator of the Positive Recovery approach to treating addiction, and person in recovery. He serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Positive Recovery Centers and is a member of the Editorial Board of Addiction Prevention and Treatment Magazine. He has also written blogs for Huffington Post and Psychology Today and is a published author of When the Servant Becomes the Master, an A-to-Z guide of all things related to addiction, and the Positive Recovery Daily Guide, a self-help guide designed to intentionally boost the drivers of human happiness: positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and achievement. Dr. Powers is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and has been recognized as one of Houston’s “Top Doctors” 6 times by H Texas Magazine.
Maegan and Dr. Powers talk about stigma towards professionals who publicly voice their experience of being in recovery plus a whole lot more! Tune into the Positive Recovery MD podcast on Google or Apple podcasts every week to hear Dr. Powers and his cohost, Julie DeNofa, talk about all things Positive Recovery. Check out Positive Recovery Centers now if you or your loved one is struggling https://positiverecovery.com/home/
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