Change is Hard, it Doesn’t Have to be Confusing!

Join Dr. Josh King on this weekly live show as he talks with experts in the field of addiction and co-occurring disorders and people who are working to change the conversation about substance abuse. Live shows every Thursday at 4 PM EST on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness channel.

Whether you are trying to change your relationship with substances, learn how to cope with trauma or mental illness, help friends and loved ones, or are looking for a little inspiration and hope, The Beyond Addiction Show will get you the information you need to change in a way that you can understand.

Over 20 million people in America struggle with their substance use. Hundreds of millions more are trying to change their lives in other ways to be healthier, to feel fulfilled, and to live a life that they really love. With expert interviews and information with the most current research about how to effectively make change, The Beyond Addiction Show will help you make those changes, and start living your best life.

If you’re trying to make a meaningful change in your life, The Beyond Addiction Show will help you make it. Tune in Thursdays at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness.

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EPISODE LIST

Episode 1 - Dr. Jeff Foote and Dr. Carrie Wilkens on the CMC:Foundation for Change

Episode 1 - Dr. Jeff Foote and Dr. Carrie Wilkens on the CMC:Foundation for Change

Dr. Jeff Foote and Dr. Carrie Wilkens talk about the Foundation for Change, their non-profit organization that works directly with parents and family members to help them learn tools so that they can effectively help a loved one change their substance use.

Episode 2 - Dr. Jonathan Fader on Motivational Interviewing

Episode 2 - Dr. Jonathan Fader on Motivational Interviewing

Join Josh and Dr. Jonathan Fader as they talk about Motivational Interviewing (MI) and explore topics and ideas such as ambivalence, open ended questions, and how you can use MI in other areas of your life that are not substance related.

Episode 3 - Dr. Robert Meyers on Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)

Episode 3 - Dr. Robert Meyers on Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)

Josh is joined by Dr. Robert Meyers, the creator of the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) approach to helping family members get their loved one to engage in treatment, who talks about how and why he developed this treatment.

Episode 4 - Dr. David Yusko on the Treatment of Addiction and PTSD

Episode 4 - Dr. David Yusko on the Treatment of Addiction and PTSD

Dr. David Yusko talks about how to work with someone who is struggling with both PTSD & substances, how extremely prevalent that is, and why it is so hard to get information about effective PTSD treatments.

Episode 5 - Medical Marijuana with Dr. Joel Solomon

Episode 5 - Medical Marijuana with Dr. Joel Solomon

Dr. Joel Solomon and Josh talk all about medical marijuana! Everything from evidence for it, to why it has been hard to research, how to get prescribed it in New York State and what we should be expecting in the future.

Episode 6 - Parents Helping Parents with Lauryn Wicks

Episode 6 - Parents Helping Parents with Lauryn Wicks

Lauryn Wicks is a parent of a son in long-term recovery. And, she has used this experience to become and advocate for other parents and for treatments that work. Hear her story and how she has become an advocate for change.

Episode 7 - Is Addiction a Learning Disorder? With Maia Szalavitz

Episode 7 - Is Addiction a Learning Disorder? With Maia Szalavitz

Maia Szalavitz discusses her book Unbroken Brain and how she has found that addiction is really a learning disorder. Hear her talk about addiction, treatment, and why the concept of co-dependency doesn’t make sense.

Episode 8 - Tragedy and Triumph with Megan Megale

Episode 8 - Tragedy and Triumph with Megan Megale

Megan Megale is a successful working mom, with successful children … and a son who died from a drug overdose. Hear her story and how she turned tragedy into advocacy and how she is working to help other parents like her.

Episode 9 - Adolescent Substance Use with Shannon Caspersen

Episode 9 - Adolescent Substance Use with Shannon Caspersen

Substance use is different for adolescents than for adults. Dr. Shannon Caspersen joins me this week to discuss those differences, and how parents can help prevent substance issues from becoming a problem for their children.