Episode 7

The Road to Redemption from Substance Use Disorder with Danielle Fanslow Part 1 [007]

The Road to Redemption from Substance Use Disorder with Danielle Fanslow Part 1. Matt is joined by his wife Danielle. As discussed there will be another episode to continue to keep this discussion alive.

  • A candid discussion between Matt and his wife Danielle
  • People struggle fighting a way back out after substance abuse to create and reach goals
  • An important goal is to have autonomy and have their own place
  • The hardest part of her job is to get people to stability
  • Many obstacles and hurdles are part of the hoops to jump through
  • There are repercussions to face
  • The relapse rate is high
  • Road back
  • Stability. Need employment
  • Rigorous honesty
  • Must be ready to change
  • External motivators are factors. Families. Legal System
  • You have to love yourself
  • There is a lot of shame to get over  
  • When substance use stops they need to fill their lives with something else
  • Searching for a job
  • Having a job
  • The first eighteen months is the danger zone while in recovery
  • Most prone to relapse
  • If people are truly into recovery they are open-minded
  • Four pillars of recovery
  • Health
  • Home
  • Purpose
  • Community 

About the Podcast

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About your host

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Matt Fanslow

Matt Fanslow is the diagnostic tech/shop manager at Riverside Automotive in Red Wing, MN. His primary responsibilities are to diagnose driveability and electrical/electronic issues, and perform most all programming, coding, initializing, adoptions, etc. Basically, if it needs to be figured out or has wires, it goes to Matt.

He’s been a tech since 1996. Matt is also a subject matter expert for ASE and has instructed at Vision Hi-Tech Training and Expo. Matt has participated on 18 ASE technical committees for the ASE Practice Test, A6, A7, A8, and L1 tests. He’s also done case studies for Standard Motor Products. Fanslow’s goal is to do everything in his power to improve the overall level of professionalism within the automotive and light truck repair trade and also raise the level of its public image.