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The Many Pathways to Recovery With Joe Schrank on

Hank Azaria and Joe Schrank address mental health, substance abuse on

Speaker advocates for medical marijuana at Pain Society meeting on ABC27

“At This LA Rehab Center, Cannabis Is an ‘Exit’ Drug” on

“Can marijuana help wean addicts off heroin and other opiates?” on

“Treating Drug Addicts – with Pot?!” on

“How Medical Marijuana Could Help End the Opioid Epidemic” on

“Can this man successfully treat opioid addiction with marijuana?” on

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As a sober companion, Joe Schrank has worked with countless clients – infamous and wealthy – but he became closest to comedian Greg Giraldo. For years Joe tried to help Greg with his drug and alcohol issues, but the relationship became more personal than professional over time. Then Greg died and Joe has never been the same. And he’s learned what you can’t do for someone else.

Rehab Confidential

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Workit Well

White People Go to Rehab, Black People Go to Jail

The Small Bow

I’ll Ask Joe: Are Some Treatment Methods Total Bullshit?

Counselor Magazine

Legal Cannabis: Does it Intersect with Recovery?

The Small Bow

I’ll Ask Joe: Is Booze A Bigger Crisis Than Opioids?


Fireside Chat – The Impact of Addiction

The Small Bow

I’ll Ask Joe: Do Interventions Actually Work?

Terpenes and Testing

Remedy Recovery: Cannabis as an Exit Drug

This Dog’s Life

A Dog Rejected by the Police Finds Her Calling Helping Drug Rehab Patients Stay Clean

The Small Bow

Boys Will Be Boys With Beer: America’s Real Blackout Problem After Brett Kavanaugh

The Small Bow

I’ll Ask Joe: Are Sober Companions Just For Desperate Celebrities?

Hollywood Life

Demi Lovato: Why Her Day Out Of Rehab Is A ‘Good Sign’ For Her Recovery — Addiction Expert Explains

The Small Bow

I’ll Ask Joe: Will I Overdose If I Go To A Sober Living Facility?

High Times

Pharmaceutical Company Behind OxyContin Patents Treatment for Opioid Addiction

All Rise with Dylan Howard

Ben Affleck Enters & Exits Rehab – Can He Be Saved?

The Daily Tarheel

‘A softer landing’: Cannabis offers potential solution for opioid crisis


This Rehab Center Helps People Get Off Drugs By Getting Them Onto Cannabis

The Marijuana Agenda

Joe Schrank on Opiate Addiction, Relapse, and Cannabis’ Role in Rehab

SF Weekly

Better Sober Living Through Pot?


Narcotics Detective Dog, Sniffs Out New Career Path

Now This News

How Cannabis Can Help Solve America’s Opioid Crisis

Reversing the Stigma Part 3:

The Recovery Movement, Medication Assisted Treatment, Recovery Stories


The Anonymous People – Official Trailer

Contact Joe about screening this film in your community.

Joe Schrank on Al Jazeera News

Joe Schrank on FOX News’s Happening Now

Joe Schrank on Veria Living’s Over The Hump

Joe Schrank and his specialized black lab Mik on the Dr. Steve Show

Joe Schrank on Al Jazeera America

Addiction Specialist Joe Schrank on Heroin and Hollywood

Joe Schrank at TEDxBrooklyn

What Whitney Houston’s Death Means About Addiction in the U.S.