Registered Nurse, Corey Williams discusses his journey through opioid addiction and recovery
Community Pharmacist and Peer Support Specialist Nathan McLean discusses his journey through opioid addiction and recovery.
Nathan and Corey discuss what addiction means to them, question the disease model, as well as the role of genetics, environment and more.
Nathan and Corey discuss the personality traits that made them vulnerable to addiction, the myth of the "addictive personality," and more.
Nathan and Corey sit down with dentist, Dr. Carmel Hopkins to discuss her journey through addiction and recovery.
Nathan and Corey discuss the early days of recovery, from disclosure to acute withdrawal. They cover what worked and what didn't, as well as the role of comorbid conditions and Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome.
Nathan and Corey talk about the Independent Medical Examination, and break down a fascinating case study. They also look at the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5, and more!
Corey and Nathan chat with special guest, Burton McLean about shame and its role in mental health, addiction and recovery. Among other questions, they tackle why it exists, and how to conquer it!
Corey and Nathan chat about starting out in a rehab program and how to have the right mindset as you start out. They also breakdown different types of recovery support groups, and talk about how to find the right one for you!
Corey and Nathan discuss the Overdose Crisis in British Columbia, and break down the 4 Pillars of Canada's Drug and Substance Policy.
Corey and Nathan chat with Ron Williams about stress, grief and loss, and how to stay sober on the journey.
Corey and Nathan chat with Garth Mullins, host of Crackdown Podcast, and harm reduction/social justice champion. They chat about David Poses memoir "The Weight of Air," and so much more. This one is a doozy!
Corey and Nathan chat about staying on track amidst a stressful, uncertain and chaotic world, and dig into some practical tools and tricks!