The Addictive Podcast

Learn about functional as well as dysfunctional drug use and addiction. Listen to families, professionals, psychonaughts, and users who live with legal and illegal drugs in their daily lives.

Take the Red Pill
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Marc Burrows, CPSS, CAC-P brings a strong enthusiasm for recovery and personal growth to the local recovery community here in

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Glen and Seth review some popular nutritional supplements being used in psychotherapy to improve outcomes, optimize self-care, and provide additional

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Families for Sensible Drug Policy (FSDP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization representing an international coalition of families, professionals, organizations and

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Seth and Glen talk about The Sinclair Method for treating Alcohol Use Disorder along with the politics of the day.

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Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. is the founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians, researchers,

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Cheryl Sharp holds the unique perspective of a person who has recovered from significant mental health challenges, a trauma survivor,

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Kratom, MAPS, couples therapy, people who come to addiction treatment, MDA, supplementation for alcohol, Duterte, the crackdown on opioids, increased

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Matt Edwards grew up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, where the winters are long, they call the mosquito the state

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Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., is a seminal figure in the addiction field.  All Treatment awarded him the Best Academic Addiction

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“We are treating the symptom and not the disease, and the disease is prohibition.” — Patrick Heintz regarding the Comprehensive

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On July 7, 2016, one or more individuals, including a suspect identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, shot twelve police officers

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HAMS is a peer-led and free-of-charge support and informational group for anyone who wants to change their drinking habits for

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The emergence of new psychoactive substances (NPS) – often called “synthetic drugs,” “legal highs,” or “research chemicals” – pose a

Posted in Addiction, Drug Enforcement, Drugs, Policy, Prevention, Psychedelics, Research, Synthetic Cannabinoids

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Sheila Vakharia earned her doctorate at Florida International University’s School of Social Work. She received her Master’s in Social Work

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Frances first got involved with SSDP in 2011, when she co-founded the Northwestern University chapter as a freshman. Although she

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Rhana Hashemi author of “The Fallacies of a Drug-Free American Dream.” References: http://thedrugclassroom.com http://ssdp.org/

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Andrew G. Ahearn is the founder of the Pills That Kill Foundation. Resources: http://pillsthatkill.org http://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20100912/NEWS/100909840

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Adam Lowery is a mental health counselor, trainer, speaker, podcaster, activist and coach whose passion is helping others change and

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America continues to try and address the massive overdose epidemic occurring nationally by waging war against her own citizens, the

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Psychedelic therapy refers to the use of psychedelic (“mind manifesting”) drugs in therapeutic practice. Substances of interest like 3 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine

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A common classification often used with medicinal and recreational drugs is “synthetic” versus “natural.” Despite the apparent face validity of

Posted in Alcohol, Cannabis, Drugs, Hallucinogenics, Opiates, Policy, Salvia, Synthetic Cannabinoids

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The libertarian philosophy upholds “liberty” as its principal objective. Libertarians seek to maximize autonomy and personal freedoms based on a

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Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is an international grassroots network of college students who are concerned about the impact

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Alcohol (ethanol) as a drug of intentional use has existed in cultures across the world dating back to as early

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Seth Fitzgerald from The Drug Classroom and addiction therapist Glen Marshall explore synthetic cannabinoids which were made popular in the

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Modafinil was originally developed in France and in 1998, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the

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Henry is a psychonaut. A psychonaut or “sailor of the soul” in literal greek, is a person who explores activities

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N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is the most fascinating psychedelic molecule we have discussed on The Addictive Podcast. It seems to be found

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Ibogaine, the primary psychoactive ingredient in the Tabernanthe iboga plant, has increasingly been used as a detoxification treatment from opiates

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Not all illicit drugs are used for pleasurable recreational purposes. Some substances hold great promise in helping to heal conditions

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At recommended doses dextromethorphan, a common ingredient in most cough medicines like Sucrets®, Robitussin®, and NyQuil®, produces little or no

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Today’s episode explores the life of “Andrew”, a highly functional student, substance enthusiast, and artist whose life became confounded by

Posted in Addiction, Amphetamines, Recovery

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The 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference was a biennial event that brought together people from around the world who

Posted in Cannabis, Drug Enforcement, Police, Policy, Psychedelics

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I sit down with mental health advocate Adam Lowery who inspired me to start The Addictive Podcast through his courage to

Posted in Addiction, Disease Model, Heroin, Overdose, Treatment

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“Krokodil” eats your flesh. There is a prescription opiate epidemic. Synthetic cannabinoids are like cannabis. Marijuana is not addictive and has

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“Everything I believed about drug prohibition was wrong. My violent actions enforcing those laws harmed others and injured my own

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Etizolam which is marketed under the brand names Etilaam, Etizola, Sedekopan, Etizest, Pasaden and Depas has quickly becoming a drug

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There are hundreds of new synthetic drugs like 25I-NBOMe (aka “25i” or “NBomb”) that are unfamiliar to most, but taken

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The conventional thinking about addiction is wrong. Addiction is not a disease nor has it ever been one. Find out

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You think you know about marijuana and cannabis well you don’t know this! I believe it’s the most important scientific

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Salvia Divinorum is a psychoactive plant that is often misunderstood and misrepresented in present-day culture. Discovered in Southern Mexico, this

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What many people don’t know is that a drug’s effect not only has to do with the person’s biological system

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In this episode we explore drugs in the military through the eyes of “John”, an Army combat veteran of three

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Meet your host Glen Marshall, family and addictions counselor and explore drugs from a post drug-war perspective using science, objectivity,

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