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The Empty Chair

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The Empty Chair tells the stories of addiction, from the fall to the crash, to the soaring freedom of recovery, by those who have walked the jagged path. Messages of deep despair and, ultimately, hope to light the way of those who want to end their struggles with addiction.

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E18 - Chris and Mark

June 10th, 2021


A powerful episode of the Empty Chair...

Join Cole Welch Caffrey and special guests, Chris Warner & Mark Moran on "The Empty Chair, for the …

E17 - Keith and Jimmy

April 29th, 2021


Join Cole Welch Caffrey on this very powerful and uplifting episode of "The Empty Chair ~ For the Addict That Didn't Make It" with 2 Special Guests: …

E16 - Husband and Wife, Teena and Dave

April 22nd, 2021


Join Cole Welch on "The Empty Chair a LIVE Podcast for the Addict that didn't make it" with special guests Teena & Dave as they share the …

E15 - Shawn and Matt

April 1st, 2021


Join Cole Welch- Caffrey for another Amazing episode on “The Empty Chair, for The Addict That Didn’t Make It” with our special guest, Shawn D. & …

E14 - Jesus (No, Not That One)

March 18th, 2021


Join me and my co-host Louie Diaz LIVE for a remarkable episode on “The Empty Chair, for the addict that didn’t make it” with our special guest, Jesus Ruiz.

Jesus Ruiz, a recovering addict of nine years and former gang …

E13- Michelle and Marshall

March 5th, 2021


After years of reading, family support, education, and counseling in prison he was able to commit to abstinence from drug and alcohol and worked …

E12 - Frank and Louie

February 19th, 2021


Please join me and my Co-host, Louie Diaz for an episode of "The Empty Chair" with Special Guest, Frank Campos. Frank was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Lawrence, MA. He is a United States Army Veteran. Frank has …

E11 - Jesse and The Red Rooster

February 5th, 2021


Join me and "2" AMAZING guests, Jessie & Jason on "The Empty Chair, the LIVE Facebook Event for the addict that didn't make it"...

Jessie is a lot of things, one of which is a woman in recovery from substance use …

E10 - Louie and Darryl

January 22nd, 2021



Louie Diaz & Darryl Buchannan

Louie Diaz is a person in long-term recovery. He works as a reentry and outreach specialist at the Middlesex County Sheriff’s …

E9 - Ursel and Chelsey for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 8th, 2021


JANUARY is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Join me on "The Empty Chair" a LIVE podcast for the Addict that didn't make it. In this episode, I have "2" Amazing Survivors that will share their experience, strength and …

E8 - Julie and Tiffany

December 18th, 2020


A powerful episode to finish out 2020 on the Empty Chair. Here are two stories you do not want to miss.

Join Cole and 2 AMAZING guests on "The Empty …

E7 - Lori and Debbi

December 4th, 2020


Lori started drinking when she was 13 and soon became a daily drinker. After her marriage ended her alcoholism reached an all-time high and brought …

E6 - Matt Ganem, CEO of Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center

November 6th, 2020


Please join me and my guest, Matt Ganem, CEO of Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center, on The Empty Chair!

Matthew Ganem has been clean for 14 years, he is a father, poet, author, advocate, and CEO of Aftermath Addiction …

E5 - Tim and Dan

October 22nd, 2020


Join me and "2" AMAZING guests Tim and Dan on "The Empty Chair"

Tim grew up in Central Massachusetts in a loving family. He excelled in basketball …

E4 - Amanda and Andrew

October 8th, 2020


Join me on The Empty Chair with "2" guests Amanda & Andrew for their amazing stories of overcoming addiction.

Amanda was the popular, high school …

E3 - Matty & Michael

October 5th, 2020


Matty & Michael will share their experience, strength, and HOPE and how they overcome the odds and defeated active addiction.

Matthew grew up watching his Mother struggle with substance use disorder and mental …

E2 - Christina and Gineanne

October 5th, 2020


On this episode of The Empty Chair: Christina and Gineanne began their project, A Journey of Hope, in the fall of 2019. Christina has been a part of the MVPASAP team since 2019. Both of these women have a passion and …

E1 - International Awareness Day

October 5th, 2020


In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, MVPASAP will air it's 2020 Vigil Video live. Hosted by Cole Welch Caffrey.

International Overdose …

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