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Opioid Youth

Posted on July 9, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Matthew Glowiak, a member of the clinical faculty at SNHU and Walden, host of “Mental Health Matters with Dr. Matt” , and Co-Founder of Counseling Speaks. Matt will be speaking with Zach about the dangers of opioid use in children, how common it is, and how to help a

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Innovations In Trauma And Addiction

Posted on July 3, 2020 in Podcast

  We have guest Dr. Lisa Najavits joining us this episode. Dr. Najavits is the author of several books on the topic of substance abuse including Seeking Safety, a treatment model we follow at Landmark Recovery. In this episode she’ll be talking with us about and her latest book Finding Your Best Self, which explores

A man using his phone to call 911 for a friend who has overdosed

Sober Social Network

Posted on June 28, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Beau Mann, the Founder, President, and CEO of Sober Grid, a social networking app created for the sober community. Beau will be going over what inspired him to create Sober Grid, how it works, and some of his favorite features. Following Beau we have guest Charles Aull, the Public

A teenager talking to a therapist about addiction

Adolescents And Addiction

Posted on June 18, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Dr. Joseph Shrand, Chief Medical Officer of Riverside Community Care, Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and creator of Drug Story Theater. Dr. Shrand will be talking with us about adolescent brain development and why the brain is at such a high risk for addiction during this stage.

A binder full of case studies of the drug problem in Oklahoma

Opioid Settlement Cases

Posted on June 11, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Richard Ausness, a University Research Professor University of Kentucky’s J. David Rosenberg College of Law. Professor Ausness is currently examining the opioid litigation phenomenon and what it means for the future of opioid settlement cases. Following Professor Ausness we’re joined by Joan Arlinghaus, an advocate for and one of


Addiction Legislation

Posted on June 3, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’re joined by Carol McDaid, the Principal at Capitol Decisions Inc. With over 25 years of experience in federal legislation, Carol joins us to talk about the work she’s done in Washington to fight for equal access and coverage for addiction treatment services. Following Carol, we’re joined by Kentucky Senate Minority Leader

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Treating OCD

Posted on May 29, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we are joined by Dr. Chad Brandt, a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in severe to extreme cases of OCD. Dr. Brandt will be answering our questions about OCD and explaining how he creates treatment plans that help his patients return to their lives. Following Dr. Brand we are joined by Nick

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The Market For Mental Healthcare

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we have guest Deborah Gordon, author of The Health Care Consumer’s Manifesto, joining us to talk about her research into the mental healthcare marketplace. She’ll be discussing the mental healthcare market and how consumers “shop” for treatment, as well as if there’s a place for negotiating prices when it comes to therapy

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Emotional Resilience

Posted on May 15, 2020 in Podcast

 In this episode we have guest Dr. Carla Manly joining us to speak to the power and importance of emotional resilience, and its value during challenging times, much like we’re all experiencing right now. Following Dr. Manly we have Ashley McCarty, a Business Liaison for Kentucky’s Strategic Initiative for Transformational Employment. She’ll be telling

Mental Healthcare & Counseling

Posted on May 5, 2020 in Podcast

In this episode we’ll be going over the topics of mental health care and counseling. First we have guest Brian Valasek joining us. Brian is the Director of Restoring Hope Counseling and Coaching in Cincinnati Ohio, and has a passion for helping people struggling with addiction build recovery and relapse prevention skills. He’ll be speaking to