Show Notes for this episode are at addictionsupportpodcast.com/episode19
This week I am a total fangirl, nerd because I got to sit down with Jesse Valiente – aka Milkman from Phunk Junkeez!
He introduces himself as a “Grateful Recovering Alcoholic and Addict”. He is totally open about ALL of his journey. He wants people to know that no matter what the craziest, most embarrassing, and “shameful” thing you’ve done…you are not the only one. Chances are he’s done it too. And there’s a very good chance that you’ll hear him share some of those things in this podcast. You can’t help but be drawn into his story but more importantly, you can’t help but be drawn into his passion for helping others. Something tells me that we are going to be hearing a lot more from this man. Listen to the podcast. Share with everyone you know.
PJz provided the soundtrack to my life in the late 90’s & early 2000’s. One thing you may not know about AZ around that time…we had the “Tempe Sound” which was developing & producing groups like the Gin Blossoms and The Refreshments, eventually becoming Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers and the Phunk Junkeez. It was a fun time & place to be a teenager or early 20 something.
If you are on the main page of ASP, click on the read more to get the links mentioned in this episode…as well as some classic Phunk Junkeez music AND Milkman’s newer work.
Join In – Phunk Junkeez (CLASSIC! One of my all time favorites)
Rap Game Lame – Milkman
- Fuck Heroin Foundation website and Facebook Page. Check out the shirt Jesse is wearing from Fuck Heroin. Click here and get your own. You can also find out more by searching for #fuckheroin.
- Soberlicious Facebook Group
- Rock Star Recovery Facebook Group
- We Stand Together Facebook Group – The group Jesse started
- Sobriety in Phoenix Facebook Group
- Nor-Cal Recovery Facebook Group
Go to RecoveryBrands.com/lives to find out more about the video challenge and make your own video to help end the stigma and encourage others to get treatment. If you let me know about your video, I’ll share it on my Facebook page and vote for you (if it will let me).
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Special thanks to Jesse Valiente for joining me this week. Until next time!