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.

Episode 10 - Going Deep in Addiction Treatment with Mark Green

Episode 10 - Going Deep in Addiction Treatment with Mark Green

Mark Green talks about Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and how it is used in the treatment of substance use disorders.

Episode 11 - The Fentanyl Era of the Opioid Epidemic with Dr. John Mariani

Episode 11 - The Fentanyl Era of the Opioid Epidemic with Dr. John Mariani

The Opioid Epidemic as reached a new era – The Fentanyl Era. Dr. John Mariani explains what Fentanyl is, why it is so dangerous, and what you need to know about it.

Episode 12 - Adam Bisaga on the Opioid Epidemic

Episode 12 - Adam Bisaga on the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Adam Bisaga continues our Opioid coverage as he talks about the treatment of opioid use disorder and his book, Overcoming Opioid Addiction.

Episode 13 - Beautiful Boy Author - David Sheff

Episode 13 - Beautiful Boy Author - David Sheff

David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy, talks about his journey with his son, taking his story to the public, making a movie about it, and what he has found about treatments that work.

Episode 14 - The Great Rehab Scam - with Julia Lurie

Episode 14 - The Great Rehab Scam - with Julia Lurie

Julia Lurie, journalist at Mother Jones, spent 9 months learning about the underbelly of patient brokers and how they bounce patients from rehab to rehab in a large rehab scam.

Episode 15 - Your Brain on Dopamine - with Daniel Lieberman

Episode 15 - Your Brain on Dopamine - with Daniel Lieberman

Dr. Daniel Lieberman, the author of The Molecule of More, talks about how Dopamine works in the brain to help us learn, and drives us to do more … of everything!

Episode 16 - Behavioral Tips for Change - Jeff Foote

Episode 16 - Behavioral Tips for Change - Jeff Foote

CMC co-founder and sports psychologist Jeff Foote joins the show today to talk about behavioral tips that major leaguers use, and how you can use them too!

Episode 17 - Obsess Much? - David Yusko

Episode 17 - Obsess Much? - David Yusko

David Yusko joins us again to talk about the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. So much that we don’t know, and so much that we need to know about it!

Episode 18 - The Stigma of Addiction - Jonathan Avery

Episode 18 - The Stigma of Addiction - Jonathan Avery

Jonathan Avery joins us this week to discuss his new book on the stigma of addiction.

Episode 19 - A Change in Perspective - Carrie Wilkens

Episode 19 - A Change in Perspective - Carrie Wilkens

CMC co-founder Carrie Wilkens joins us this week to talk about the CMC:Foundation for Change and how changing your understanding of substance use disorders can help you help someone change.

Episode 20 - Shining a New Light on ADHD - Dr. Ned Hallowell

Episode 20 - Shining a New Light on ADHD - Dr. Ned Hallowell

This week, we are joined by Dr. Ned Hallowell, psychiatrist, author, and leading expert on ADHD. Perhaps it isn’t the disorder that we all think it is!