Episode 56 Tribe Rejects and the Homelessness culture in Utah

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Occasionally we need to ground ourselves and talk on a bit more serious level. We haven’t done that really since the election season.

For episode 56  Aaron Bryant sat down with us for a chat about his past, Salt Lake City’s homeless community and his own personal experiences with that “tribe,” and his new job with Inspiro Recovery. Aaron has taken a job as the clinical director for the upcoming recovery center, Inspiro Recovery, which will be opening in mid-July.

Inspiro Recovery is taking a different approach than other recovery/rehab centers in Utah by focusing on peer recovery services. We think that it will be a great addition to our state which is reported to have one of the highest rates of opioid addiction among other addictions.

 

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We have talked a lot about the homeless epidemic in Utah over the last few months because of the rapid increase. Aaron was able to give us a very unique perspective on addiction and Utah’s homeless situation. He shared with us his own story of addiction and recovery. From the lowest low to now carrying two master’s degrees. Aaron is in long term recovery and is the author of the memoir, Synchronous Memoir of Addiction and Recovery, which illustrates his journey in recovery, and his passion to support individuals in making positive life transformations. His book is still available!

 

If you know someone that is in need or you yourself are in need of the services of Inspiro Recovery, please reach out to 888-I-GOT-HOPE.

 

Events This week!
Thyme and Place Concrete Container workshop on the 24th
Utah Arts Festival starts Today through the 25th
Big Shiny Robot Nerd Swap on the 25th
Nick Passey at Urban Lounge on the 25th

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Ep 47 My name is NOT Billy Blanks

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Episode 47 of The New Utah podcast was a blast! Our interview was full of stories that we didn’t even imagine. Dash Cox who is part owner of Title Boxing in Cottonwood Heights, an author, and nutritionist joined us on Tuesday. Dash shared his story of being a refugee and you guys, guess what? He isn’t even doing all those bad things that our President thinks refugee’s do! Dash also gave us a break down of his nutrition program he created and his history in boxing. Oh, and his name is NOT Flash or Billy Blanks! Listen to his story on the link below for more of his stories. We promise that his humility and perseverance will make you want to go take a class from him at Title Boxing in Cottonwood Heights.  You can find him daily at Title Boxing in Cottonwood Heights or on DASHSupport.

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Events this week include Record Store Day! Vinyl is totally hip you guys. This is a great time to collect special prints of your favorite records and we are lucky because Utah has plenty of record stores up and down the Wasatch Front. Graywhale, Randy’s Records & Cd’s, Diabolical Records, Raunch Records, the Heavy Metal Shop, Sound and Vision Vinyl, and Lavendar Vinyl just to name a few! Speaking of albums, friend of the show Nick Passey releases his album this weekend!! Sorry his show is sold out but GO BUY HIS ALBUM!

It is also the last weekend of the Winter Market for the Downtown Farmers market at Rio Grande before the summer takes over in Pioneer park again! This Sunday is also a memorial ride for fallen Officer Cody Brotherson. The Immortal Knights PSMC will be hosting the ride. If you can’t make the ride but would like to donate to the family you can do on the IKPSMC.com under their paypal link.

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Utah’s One Thing: Nick Passey

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At the end of every New Utah interview we like to ask our guests, “What is the one thing that you would tell someone visiting Utah they had to do before leaving?”

Local Utah solo artist and guitarist for Folk Hogan, Nick Passey, visited our studio for episode 37. Nick suggested that the one thing that people visiting Utah should do is get into the sub-culture and find like minded people. Visit clubs, find the music scene, and drink Utah Alcohol.

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Episode 37: Pug in a Bag

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Sorry we don’t have cute pug pictures to show you… BUT WAIT!!! WE DOOOO!!!! We also have some legislative talk since it is still in session.

 

Before we get into our awesome guest this week, there are a couple of great Pre-Valentines events happening in Salt Lake. Folk Hogan will be playing with Finnish band, Steve N Seagulls at the Urban Lounge on the 10th. Friday and Saturday are the Valentines celebration shows with the Viva La Diva’s cast at Club X SLC.

DON’T FORGET WE ARE GIVING AWAY WIZARDING DAYZ TICKETS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND OLIO BEARD CO. IS OFFERING 25% OFF WITH THE CODE “THENEWUTAH” AT CHECKOUT!!

Our guest on this weeks New Utah Podcast is the ever so talented, Nick Passey! (that is said P-ass-ee) He is the guitarist for local band Folk Hogan, button and pin maker extraordinaire, and is about to embark on releasing a solo album and heading on tour with Jeff Dillon! If you’ve ever wanted to know about coin operated TV’s in old Cadillac’s, Nick is your guy!! You can also order magnets and buttons from Nick at www.nickpassey.com

This is a very special GO FUND ME that we are asking even if you can’t donate to please SHARE. Jessica’s boss’ wife is fighting for her life. They need a lot of help with medical bills and a heart surgery. CLICK HERE for more info

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