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Stories from families supporting a loved one with addiction. Each episode provides insight into a family's real life experience; what is useful, available, and what will improve the journey. Also addresses harm reduction, useful for those not interested in recovery or treatment. Clients discuss how our Coaching Services have impacted their recovery journey. Based on Motivational Interviewing, and Community Reinforcement And Family Training, which has a 70% success rate in bringing people wit ...
 
This series interviews experts in the addictions field, with a focus on evidence-based, cutting-edge approaches to substance abuse problems such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), pharmacotherapy, harm reduction, and many, many more. Your host Kenneth Anderson is the founder and CEO of The HAMS Harm Reduction Network and the author of "How to Change Your Drinking: a Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol."
 
A show about Harm Reduction, addiction and recovery. We discuss topics that you won't hear anywhere else. Anything from interviews on abstinence based models, harm reduction models, medication assisted treatment models of recovery to 12 step based, smart recovery and religious based models of recovery. We'll also cover controversial subjects such as safe injection sites, Racial drug policies. Our goal is to have an honest and open dialogue to help us heal together and learn from one another. ...
 
A podcast about solutions to the opioid epidemic. Each episode we focus on a different solution, including prevention, treatment and harm reduction. Season Two drops October 15th, 2019 with a new episode every Tuesday. A project of InvestigateWest, hosted by Anna Boiko-Weyrauch.
 
Welcome to "Let's Talk Prevention!," a podcast of VASA (Voices Against Substance Abuse). VASA is a community coalition that researches and implements strategies related to substance use and misuse. It is a program of VOICE (Viable Options in Community Endeavors, Inc.), a nonprofit that teaches critical life skills to children and families. Each month, join VASA Coordinator Jessica Wheeler-Macias and expert guests as they discuss their knowledge, thoughts, and first-hand experiences. voiceinc ...
 
NEW MODELS is a media platform and community addressing the emergent effects of networked technology on art, tech, politics, and pop-culture. Podcasts hosted by Caroline Busta, Daniel Keller, and LIL INTERNET. All channels run through https://newmodels.io NEW MODELS is made possible by https://newmodels.io & https://www.patreon.com/newmodels For access to our weekly TopSoil show and our Discord server join our Patreon.
 
A weekly call-in show often with invited guests to discuss the latest about change: how to do it, what works best, and what science says about change. We focus on both all behaviors (such as addictions) and other change (such as relationships, workplace, etc). It is our goal to discuss change most broadly. Join us to talk about change at ChangeTalk Radio!
 
Curious about the possible therapeutic benefits of plant and psychedelic medicines? The Plant Medicine Podcast with Dr. Lynn Marie Morski has you covered with the latest in scientific research, medical practices, and legal developments involving these substances and their incredible therapeutic potential. Covering the full range of plant/psychedelic/entheogenic therapies, including CBD, cannabis/marijuana, MDMA, psilocybin, ketamine, LSD, ayahuasca, ibogaine and more, this podcast serves as ...
 
Co-hosted by recovery advocates Lisa Smith and Tawny Lara. A rock and roll-loving Gen X lawyer in 12-step recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs. An equally rock-obsessed Millennial writer who found addiction recovery through blogging. Give them a couple microphones and you get the Recovery Rocks podcast, a new kind of discussion about the issues impacting those who struggle and recover, reflecting different perspectives, but finding much in common.
 
Join Lex Pelger on his weekly quest to decipher the ways people are biohacking their bodies and minds with topics like cannabinoids, psychonautics, and more. Spanning traditional healing to the newest scientific breakthroughs, experts reveal their insights into how we can engineer our lives through a better understanding of the world around us. Brought to you every Monday by CV Sciences.
 
"The Social Exchange" is for you if: - - - You think deeply about social issues You long for diverse viewpoints You DARE accept the best possible version of opposing viewpoints You DARE to challenge your own - - - Subscribe to learn about human development, addiction, ethics, science, and more, from the world's LEADING INTELLECTUALS
 
The Response is a podcast series from Shareable.net exploring how to build collective resilience in the wake of disasters The podcast is part of a broader series from Shareable which includes a documentary film, articles, and a book. Find out more at www.shareable.net/the-response
 
Human Ethos Project is a renegade media organization that aims to holistically weave the diverse threads of our collective humanity through honest and heart-centred discourse, compassionate inquiry, and a multidisciplinary investigation into what it means to be human. By sharing stories, dreams, data, energy, and empathy we can start to meld our experiences and forge a new collective ethos - the characteristic spirit of our common culture. Let us gather and share.
 
KQED’s award-winning team of science reporters explores climate change, water, energy, toxics, biomedicine, digital health, astronomy and other topics that shape our lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a trusted news source, KQED Science tackles tough questions facing humanity in our time with thoughtful and engaging storytelling.
 
Annie Madden and Professor Carla Treloar have dedicated much of their lives to working in taboo fields of research: blood borne viruses and drug users. These two brilliant minds bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and insight to real world subjects in SpeakEasy, holding engaging conversations with very special guests each episode.
 
Straight From the Source presents the real-life stories of people affected by alcohol and other drugs, as well as relevant perspectives from other experts and professionals. The show is brought to you by the Association of Participating Service Users (APSU), which is a service of the Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC). APSU is a Victorian consumer body that believes the voices of people with lived experience of AOD issues should be heard and incorporated into service design and deli ...
 
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In this episode, Carlyn Mast, LCSW shares more about her experience working within hospital birth systems to support birthing people who use drugs. Is there a topic that carries more bias than pregnant people who use drugs? How can we combat stigma & show up for pregnant people using drugs? How do we address decades of policies that result in hospi…
 
We are living in a time where most of us can quite easily bring to mind a storyline that exemplifies the shadow side of substance use and the various harms that can arise from that darkness. Often times, such a story hits too close to home. Substance use is very present in our culture, and devastatingly so for some micro-cultures. Dependencies, add…
 
Dr. Kimberly Sue is an instructor at the Yale School of Medicine and medical director of the National Harm Reduction Coalition. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal. K.L. Sue and D.A. Fiellin. Bringing Harm Reduction into Health Policy — Combating the Overdose Crisis. N Engl J Med 2021;384:1781-1783.…
 
The opioid crisis has taken many lives in Kainai First Nation, in southern Alberta, but a new documentary, Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, explores how the community is overcoming the crisis by redefining what harm reduction means. We talk to filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, and her mother, Dr. Esther Tailfeathers, who is a family phy…
 
Host Sammy Ross and guest Meghan Hetfield discuss the topic of Harm Reduction. Drugs, whether legal or illegal, have been around for centuries. Whether they have been used for medicinal purposes, recreational, or even ritual, people all over the world have been partaking in drugs throughout history. On this episode, we’ll take a look at how we’ve v…
 
Recovery advocate, survivor, writer, and overall rock star Jen Elizabeth (@resurrektion_of_me on social) talks with Tawny and Lisa about harm reduction: what it is and why it’s saving lives. They delve into the stigma that needs to be broken around harm reduction, including in the recovery community. They also talk about the work of Dr. Carl Hart a…
 
Dr. Efrem Nulman is a seasoned psychologist who works in harm reduction. His goal is the overall health of the patient, rather than obsessing over curing some particular symptom. This conversation offers a fresh perspective on mental health, a look at the history of psychiatric medication, and practical advice for balancing your own behaviors.…
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about getting things done while trying to get other things done. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Dealing with tons of people on his property, prepping for TV show David Picciuto: Won his first race! Doing a review video Bob Clagett: Still working on the kitchen, stuck on several othe…
 
In this episode, Theo Di Castri and Geras reflect on the inaugural year of Catalyst, an innovative drug education program that engages youth at the front lines of the war on drugs in transformative and sustainable grassroots action. In his field note, “Catalyst: Expanding Harm-Reduction Education and Youth Participation in the Context of the War on…
 
The diversity of human life requires a diversity of human care. Courtney Watson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who understands the unique challenges facing BIPOC, Trans & Queer communities, and what it takes to help them through their struggles. This conversation explores the different faces of mental and emotional health, how to embra…
 
Quebec Premier François Legault wants to change Canada's Constitution to better protect the French language, a move that could affect everything from immigration and education to policies outside the province's borders. Matt Galloway discusses the new legislation with host of Radio-Canada's Midi-Info and longtime political journalist Michel C Auger…
 
Many governments around the world have made tackling child marriage in developing countries a priority. But what about child marriages still happening in richer countries, including Canada, in 2021? We talk to activist and child marriage survivor Payzee Mahmod, who is campaigning for a ban on marriages for anyone under 18 in the U.K.; and hear from…
 
Brian Cuban tells Zach about his history with addiction, which included drugs and alcohol as well as a dysfunctional relationship with diet, exercise, and body image. Cuban explains that while most people who suffer body dysmorphic disorder are female, most people don't realize just how many men feel shame about their body image---- to the extent t…
 
This bonus episode is dedicated entirely to the prospective budget that will be passed at the next City Council meeting. We cover the budget, proposed amendments as we know them, and address some CM questions to staff as well. If you haven't already, please fill out our listener survey! Links: - this week's agenda - the proposed FY2021-2022 budget …
 
Today we talk about the next City Council meeting, coming up Monday, May 17th. We touch on a few interesting agenda items, including policy, PILOTs, and big budget feelings. If you haven't already, please fill out our listener survey! Links: - this week's agenda - the proposed FY2021-2022 budget - February city budget presentation (attachment #2), …
 
This week Jimmy Diresta, Bob Clagett and David Picciuto talk about where they want to travel to next. What We're Working On Jimmy Diresta: Making an outhouse David Picciuto: Making a top 10 tips video Bob Clagett: Made an outdoor swing for the farm What we're watching: David's Pick of the Week: Izzy Swan Bob's Pick of the Week: Alec Steele - Making…
 
Tawny and Lisa discuss how they have drifted away from their regular music listening during the pandemic. A big reason for that has been content overload and the feeling that they should always be listening to a podcast or an audiobook to be learning something new. But now they realize finding joy in music, whether it’s old favorites or some new tu…
 
Workers in Alberta's oilsands say COVID-19 outbreaks have left them fearing for their safety. CBC reporter Wallis Snowdon tells us what she's heard from workers about the conditions they face, and we discuss what's being done to protect them with Perry Berkenpas, executive director of the Oil Sands Community Alliance.…
 
Proposed tax reforms sent protesters into the streets of Colombia in recent weeks. But demonstrators continued to march even after the proposal was revoked, stoked by anger at inequalities exacerbated by this pandemic. To find out what's happening now, we speak with student and activist Stephanie Salazar in Medellin; Arlene Tickner, a professor of …
 
As the violence continues to escalate, we talk to Emanuel Gross, professor emeritus from the University of Haifa law school in Israel; Diana Buttu, a lawyer, analyst and former legal adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organization; and Daniel Levy, president of the U.S. / Middle East Project think tank, who previously advised former Israeli prime …
 
In this Episode I sit down to discuss the State of Policing in Canada with 25 year veteran Police Officer Gary. We talk about the disconnection between the police and the people they serve and Gary cite causes that have led to this point in North America . He ties his Police career in with his philosophy background when offering insight into these …
 
Bill Donius is the New York Times Best Selling author of Thought Revolution: How to Unlock your Inner Genius. Bill is the creator of a simple but powerful methodology designed to unlock potential in all areas of your life by using your non-dominant hand as a direct pipeline to right-brain wisdom. Bill is an innovator, a facilitator, former CEO of a…
 
In this episode Connor talks about the importance of replacing your old toxic friend group with people who are healthy and conducive to a life in recovery. One of the hardest things to do can be walking away from people that we care about. But the truth is if we continue to hang around people that are still living a toxic lifestyle, we will soon jo…
 
Some U.S. states are offering people incentives to get a COVID-19 vaccine, including $100 US in West Virginia, and the chance to win $1 million US in Ohio. Here in Canada, Saskatchewan is linking reopening to vaccination rates. Matt Galloway discusses that plan with Dr. Alex Wong, an infectious diseases specialist in Regina. And we talk about the b…
 
Eric Rubin is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Lindsey Baden is a Deputy Editor of the Journal. Glenda Gray is the President and CEO of the South African Medical Research Council, Research Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Witwatersrand, and a director at the Perinatal HIV Research Unit in Soweto. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, i…
 
In this episode of the Plant Medicine Podcast, Adam Aronovich returns to discuss the phenomenon of psychedelic narcissism. Adam is a doctoral candidate at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Spain, focusing on Medical Anthropology and Cultural Psychiatry. He is an active member of the Medical Anthropology Research Center (MARC) and part of the Ayah…
 
As the pandemic drags on, when will it be safe to travel? We talk to Ontario resident Jenn McNeil, who is hoping to make a trip to Cuba in August, as well as Richard VanderLubbe, president of the travel agency tripcentral.ca, and Ashleigh Tuite, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toro…
 
Ontario, Alberta and B.C. have decided to pause administration of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine as a first shot. Vancouver resident Ann Marie Platt already received it for her first dose, but is wondering if she can get a different vaccine for her second, because she has concerns about rare blood clots. We also talk to Globe and Mail heal…
 
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Many Canadians use medical marijuana products, but not all of those products been studied for their safety and efficacy. We talk to Aly Benson and Rebecca Zak, who have had varying degrees of success with using medical cannabis; and James MacKillop, director at the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research at McMaster University. H…
 
We take a look inside the growing movement of naturally occurring retirement communities, or NORCs. Christine McMillan, 91, tells us about how she started the Oasis Senior Supportive Living program in Kingston, Ont. And we speak with Catherine Donnelly, director of the Health Services and Policy Research Institute at Queen's University, and Catheri…
 
I chat with Dr. Gan Quan and Omara Dogar from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). We discuss why tobacco control is the best policy governments can pursue and what some of the dangers might be with vaping and e-cigarette products. The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease or The Union, is a…
 
David Abram is an American philosopher and ecologist who beautifully bridges the philosophical tradition of phenomenology with ecological and environmental concerns. Abram is the first contemporary philosopher to advocate a timely reappraisal of animism as a complexly nuanced and uniquely viable worldview — one which roots animal (including human) …
 
In this episode Connor talks about how important it is to change our perspective. The truth is no matter what is happening in our life, we choose the perspective that we view things that are happening in our life. Is life happening to you or for you? We can always start our day over by simply refocusing our attention on what is important in life. I…
 
Wade Lightheart is a vegetarian bodybuilder who competed for Mr. Universe. He began as a scrawny kid with a dream – and he followed it with determination. In sharing his life story, he also tells us the story of the human body and how to keep it operating in top condition. He explains the benefits of enzymes, probiotics, and regular exercise, as we…
 
You might have taken a selfie when you got your COVID-19 vaccine, but would you write a poem to mark the occasion? David Hassler is co-leader of the Global Vaccine Poem, which asks people to reflect on the pandemic and receiving their shot, and put those feelings into a few lines of verse. We also hear from Laura Wood in Owen Sound, Ont., who is am…
 
Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 12 and up, leaving many eager to get the shot, but waiting to see how the provinces will roll out it. We talk to Estora Marshall, a 17-year-old who works in a grocery store in Toronto; Anne Belanger in B.C., whose 15-year-old son has a health condition that leaves him v…
 
The new documentary It Is Not Over Yet looks at Dagmarsminde, a care home for dementia patients in Denmark. The home's founder, May Bjerre Eiby, tells us about their alternative approach to care — one that's rooted in compassion, minimal medication and creating a sense of community through hugs, nature, cake and cocktails.…
 
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