This Is Our Normal Podcast

This Is Our Normal Podcast

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Comedian Saul Jones hosts drug addicts, talking about stories of using, getting clean, going to rehab, and having fun through it all.


Troy Shenker (Detox Technician at Soul Sanctuary)
Aug 19, 2019 • 44 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Troy Shenker (Detox Technician at Soul Sanctuary) to talk about his journey getting sober. Troy tells us a funny story about taking too much Baclofen. He opens up about the loss of his mother. Troy talks about the time he…
James Green
Aug 15, 2019 • 54 min
Saul and the guys sit down with James Green to talk about his journey getting sober. James talks about his first time in treatment. He walks us through how he got Hepatitis C in New Mexico. James tells us about his newly found spirituality. The guys…
Miles Williams
Aug 12, 2019 • 42 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Miles Williams their new audio engineer. Miles talks about his journey getting sober. He tells us about what it was like to go to treatment as a freshman in high school. Miles explains how he got kicked out of rehab. Hood…
Brittany Morris
Aug 4, 2019 • 34 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Brittany Morris recovering addict. Brittany talks about crashing someones car wile under the influence of alcohol. Young Brittany talks about her experience leaving home and going far away to treatment. She talks…
George Changpo (former Behavioral Health Technician for Resolutions Recovery)
Jul 29, 2019 • 29 min
Saul and the guys sit down with George Changpo (former Behavioral Health Technician for Resolutions Recovery) to talk about his journey both getting sober and working in treatment. George and Saul talk about Saul relapsing and George noticing something…
Elizabeth Kelly (former Case Manager for Solutions Recovery)
Jul 22, 2019 • 28 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Elizabeth Kelly (former Case Manager for Solutions Recovery) to talk about her journey working in recovery. Elizabeth talks about losing someone very close to her to the disease of addiction. She tells the guys about her…
THR33 AMIGOS (6)
Jul 18, 2019 • 28 min
Saul and the guys sit down to talk about the importance of family support when trying to get sober. Saul talks about his siblings spending their Thanksgiving searching for a treatment facility to get him into. The guys talk about growing up too fast. …
Jessica Zarillo
Jul 15, 2019 • 44 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Jessica Zarillo to talk about her journey getting sober. She talks about using while trying to hold down a job operating heavy machinery. Jessica’s friends put her through a much needed intervention of sorts. She walks…
THR33 AMIGOS (5)
Jul 11, 2019 • 29 min
Saul and the guys sit down to talk about methadone clinics. They discuss what society might be able to put in place rather than methadone clinics. After Hood and Saul go into their personal experiences with the clinics they switch the conversation…
Ray Barker (former behavioral health technician for Resolutions Recovery Las Vegas)
Jul 7, 2019 • 42 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Ray Barker, former behavioral health technician for Resolutions Recovery Las Vegas, to talk about his journey getting sober. Ray walks us through the days of psychosis leading up to going into treatment. He tells us…
Dave Marlon (former owner of Solutions Recovery and VP of AAC Nevada Region) and Andy
Jul 4, 2019 • 37 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Dave Marlon (former owner of Solutions Recovery and VP of AAC Nevada Region) and Andy to talk about their journeys getting sober. Dave walks us through his life before, after, and during treatment. Dave talks about why…
THR33 AMIGOS (4)
Jul 4, 2019 • 31 min
Saul and the guys sit down to talk about the absolute fact that this IS a DISEASE. After sharing a story about trying to buy heroin and Hoodie showing up in place of the dealer to scare Saul out of buying drugs, Saul breaks down the definition of…
Colton Salaz (Executive Producer for CBS News Radio)
Jun 30, 2019 • 52 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Colton Salaz, Executive Producer of CBS News Radio, to talk about his journey getting sober. Colton talks about going through drug court and how it tremendously benefited his life. He talks about having a seizure while…
THR33 AMIGOS (3)
Jun 27, 2019 • 29 min
Hood, Joel, and Saul sit down to talk about the difference between glorifying their pasts and taking responsibility for the things they did while using. They talk about their differences in their experiences growing up and how that affected their…
Nathen Lord
Jun 24, 2019 • 41 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Nathen Lord to talk about his battle with addiction. Nathen talks about how he used substances to fight off his depression, but it only made things worse. Nathen tells us about his trauma he went through as a child and…
THR33 AMIGOS (2)
Jun 20, 2019 • 28 min
Joel has a conversation with the guys about what it’s like to be dual diagnosed. He explains the challenges of what it’s like having bipolar disorder and later battling his addiction with cocaine. Joel explains how his drug use intertwined with his…
Aric Archambault
Jun 17, 2019 • 54 min
Saul and the guys sit down with Aric Archambault to talk about how we can still have fun in recovery. Aric talks about breaking down his walls and taking off his mask while in treatment. He tells us about the days leading up to rehab and what pushed…
THR33 AMIGOS (1)
Jun 13, 2019 • 52 min
Joel, Brian, and Saul sit down and have a discussion about current issues in addiction, specifically about kratom. Brian tells an intimate story about the death of an inmate while he was in jail caused by mixing benzos and opiates. Saul tells the…
Courtney Crutcher
Jun 10, 2019 • 39 min
Saul sits down with Courtney Crutcher and Guest Co-Host Brian Hood. Courtney walks us through going from using drugs, becoming suicidal, losing her mother, and then coming all the way back to becoming a house manager and living life in recovery. As…
Brook Lazaro
Jun 3, 2019 • 28 min
Saul sits down with Brook Lazaro to talk about what she does to stay sober. They roll play on how she handles a client that wants to leave rehab early. Brook gives us an inside view on the life of a house manager at a rehab facility. As always Joel…
Brian Hood
Jun 3, 2019 • 45 min
Saul sits down with Brian Hood to talk about his experience going from using to prison all the way to rehab and sobriety. They talk about relapse and the importance of shaking it off and getting back up. Brian explains why it’s so importance for us to…
Joel Interviews Saul
May 27, 2019 • 51 min
Joel sits down with Saul and gives a great interview. They talk about methadone and methamphetamine. Saul talks about the importance of seeking medical attention when getting sober. And Saul talks about the importance of family support in his journey…
(Part 2) Aime Jones
May 21, 2019 • 50 min
PART 2?! We don’t do two parters on this show. Saul continues his conversation with Aime Jones and we find out if she gets away. Aime finishes strong by sharing what she did to get out of this abusive relationship and start a new life where she can…
(Part 1) Aime Jones
May 21, 2019 • 47 min
Saul sits down with the first female guest of the podcast, Aime Jones. They talk about what it’s like to be related to a drug addict and married to one. Aime takes us through her terrifying experience of being taken by her ex-husband and fearing for her…
Mikey Hall
May 13, 2019 • 53 min
Saul sits down with Mikey to discuss the success Mikey has had in getting sober. Mikey walks us through his life changing experience from being locked up all the way back to becoming a man that not only contributes to society but leads others to do the…
Joel & Saul Get Dramatic
May 3, 2019 • 40 min
Saul sits down with Joel the producer himself! They get started a little slow but the conversation takes a funny turn you wont want to miss (trust me). Then Saul talks about relapse and tells a dramatic story.
Nasty Nate
May 3, 2019 • 54 min
Saul sits down with “Nasty Nate” to find out how he got the name. We hear some absurd bodily functions. Nate talks about little stuff like gangs, counter fit ten dollar bills, and rolling down his car window going bop bop bop.
Introduction
May 3, 2019 • 33 min
Saul Jones introduces himself as a drug addict. He smuggles drugs into Mexico Yikes! Be Careful what you drink in rehab. Lastly Saul gets serious for a minute and breaks down the neurology of addiction.