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Nov 28, 2023

When it comes to taking that first drink of alcohol, most of us don't expect to get hooked. After all, consuming alcohol is legal and seen as a socially-acceptable way to unwind.

However, It's so easy to depend on that nightly cocktail, beer or glass of wine to relax at the end of the day, unwittingly heading into gray...

Oct 24, 2023

When loving someone struggling with addiction, it's often hard to see the best in them because of the chaos and confusion they bring into our lives.

The situation may also bring out the worst in us. But Dr. Robert Weiss offers a different perspective on such troubling relationships, which he talks about with host Gail...

Jul 13, 2023

There's been a steady climb in addictions since the start of the pandemic in 2020, according to Recovery Coach and Best-Selling Author David Essel, who said studies show alcohol consumption has risen 1,000 percent over the past three years.

While alcoholism tops the list of addictions, porn and sex addictions are a...

Jun 8, 2023

After a lifetime of casual attitudes toward substance use among baby boomers, their rate of accidential overdoses and alcohol-related deaths are climbing.

In this conversation, researcher Alexis Kuerbis explains why. 

Kuerbis is an Associate Professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Her...

Nov 22, 2022

In this episode, Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Positive Psychology and Resilience Coach Andrea Seydel about the ways misplaced loyalty to an addicted loved one may be harmful. She is also a best-selling author.

In the conversation, Seydel shares some of the signs of addiction that she initially did not recognize,...