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Sep 1, 2023

One of the most disheartening and confusing aspects of a relationship with someone in active addiction is the loneliness and emotional disconnect.

In this episode, Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Marriage and Family Therapist Travis Thompson about the challenges of loving a partner engaged in a "chemical affair"...

Jul 28, 2023

Can chronic pain be treated without the prescription drugs that are leading to an epidemic of addiction and death? Guest Elizabeth Kipp says "Yes."

Kipp is an Addiction Recovery Coach and author of the book, "The Way Through Chronic Pain. Tools To Reclaim Your Healing Power."

In this conversation with host Gail Ferguson...

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 22, 2023

What are the early days of recovery like after long-term active addiction? What does it feel like physically and emotionally to try to live free of substances after self-medicating for so long?

Host Gail Ferguson Jones gets answers to these questions and more in a conversation with Certified Peer Recovery Coach...

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...