Addict II Athlete Podcast

Blu Robinson

The Addict II Athlete podcast is hosted by Coach Blu Robinson a licensed clinical mental health counselor and substance abuse counselor who has worked in the field since 2001. Blu is a fantastic public speaker, coach, and therapist who works with many individuals, youth, couples, and families addressing issues like addiction, trauma, communication, parenting, and more. Blu hopes to provide listeners with the skills and game plans for anyone to turn their mess into their message of hope and a bright future. He is seasoned and has been hosting podcasts since 2016 and produced over 500 episodes. The AIIA podcast is here to inspire anyone. We share recovery stories, education, life tips, address teen and parenting issues, and more. Our topics address all walks of life but also addiction recovery with tips and fundamentals for those seeking recovery as well as the family and friends of someone who is. Addict II Athlete removes the negative stigma of addiction and mental health and creates a foundation of potential and support. read less
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Episodes

Speed Freaks with Anna Christophorou
May 6 2024
Speed Freaks with Anna Christophorou
Anna Christophorou, the founder of Speed Freaks Charitable Trust, joins Coach Blu on the Addict to Athlete podcast to discuss the power of running as a tool for healing and recovery. Anna shares her journey of starting the Speed Freaks running group in New Zealand and the impact it has had on participants. They discuss the concept of earning a t-shirt as a symbol of commitment to recovery and paying it forward. They also explore the transformative effects of running on mental health and the importance of community support in overcoming challenges. The conversation highlights the resilience and strength that can be found through running and the sense of accomplishment that comes with crossing the finish line. The conversation explores the impact of Addict to Athlete and Speed Freaks in supporting individuals in recovery and their families. The discussion highlights the connection between Park Run and the prison system, with inmates feeling supported and connected to the outside world through Park Run. The conversation also touches on the success of Addict to Athlete in helping individuals transition from team addiction to team recovery, and the importance of building a strong home team. The role of community and trust in the recovery process is emphasized, as well as the need for a more flexible and holistic approach to treatment. Learn more about this amazing nonprofit. https://speedfreaks.org.nz Follow them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_speed_freaks?igsh=OGluYWFlcDg3amgx
What Is Acudetox? And What Are The Benefits?
Apr 1 2024
What Is Acudetox? And What Are The Benefits?
In this episode, Coach Blu Robinson interviews Amy and Mel about the AccuDetox method and the Five Needle Protocol. They discuss the history and uses of the protocol, the five points involved, and the benefits of using acupuncture for stress reduction and addiction recovery. Amy and Mel share their experiences with the protocol and the training process. They also provide information on upcoming trainings and how to get involved. Overall, the episode highlights the power of non-verbal, non-invasive methods in helping individuals find calm and healing. 5 points ear acupuncture is a holistic treatment to healing that involves the placement of up to five small, sterilized disposable needles into specific sites on each ear. The recipients sit quietly in a individual setting for 5-30 minutes or group setting for 30-45 minutes. In addition to addiction recovery, auricular acupuncture is frequently used to support smoking cessation, weight loss, PTSD, and generalized anxiety and stress. Other Benefits of Auricular Acupuncture • Reduced cravings, • Increased calmness, better sleep, and less agitation, • Relief from stress and emotional trauma, • An easier connection with counseling, • A discovery of inner quiet and strength, and • Reduction in the need for pharmaceuticals The five points are: 1 The Autonomic Point which calms the nervous system and helps with overall relaxation; 2 the Shen Men or "spirit gate," which reduces anxiety and nervousness; 3 the Kidney Point, for reducing aggression, calming fears and healing internal organs; 4 the Liver Point for detoxification, blood purification, and to suppress aggression; and 5 the Lung Point, which promotes aeration and helps reduce grief. Website: utahacudetox.com