OD and Addiction

Erin Baringer’s Story Pt. I

Erin Baringer talks addiction Erin Baringer has seen a lot in his life. He is a soldier, having served three years in the army with one in Afghanistan. Erin has experienced first hand just how widespread the opiate problem has…

Taylor & her Dad

Through Taylor’s Eyes

Taylor Lewinski joins me in this Discussion. What made Taylor such an exciting interview was that she offers insight that we hadn't previously spoken with. Someone who grew up with an addicted parent. Usually guests tell me their views on…

Jen Elizabeth

Jen Elizabeth & Shape of a Woman

Feminism is a central theme in this piece of work.  After all, the book is titled Shape of a Woman and it’s the redemption song of a self-proclaimed female misogynist so how could it not be?  Jen Elizabeth’s memoir is so much more than a woman regaining touch with her femininity as the title implies.

Ketamine for Depression

Ketamine and the Problem with 12 Step

Editor's note: This is not meant to be a criticism of Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, or 12 Step Programs.  I love the program, rather it is meant to spark the discussion on addiction to change the dialogue and to reassess the problem of drugs in society. Now I’m going to cram more themes into this post than I should try, but here goes...

Addicted… What it Feels Like

In short being addicted is like watching the same shitty movie on repeat, day in and day out, all the while feeling as though you have no control to put something else on.  It’s a slow progression into insanity. While you’re conscious it’s happening, you don’t have the capacity to make a change.