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Never quit quitting! Addictions is a weekly podcast hosted by David Wagner. As a recovering addict, David offers valuable insight into addiction. Each week we deliver knowledge for addicts about addiction in an effort to help and support those struggling with their own addictions. Be sure to like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and check out our website at www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com for updates and episode schedule as well as helpful links for getting help with an addiction. And if you like the show, you can support us and help by going to www.patreon.com/addictions and following the show there. Thank you all in advance!

Never quit quitting! Addictions is a weekly podcast hosted by David Wagner. As a recovering addict, David offers valuable insight into addiction. Each week we deliver knowledge for addicts about addiction in an effort to help and support those struggling with their own addictions. Be sure to like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and check out our website at www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com for updates and episode schedule as well as helpful links for getting help with an addiction. And if you like the show, you can support us and help by going to www.patreon.com/addictions and following the show there. Thank you all in advance!
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Fenwick, Michigan

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Never quit quitting! Addictions is a weekly podcast hosted by David Wagner. As a recovering addict, David offers valuable insight into addiction. Each week we deliver knowledge for addicts about addiction in an effort to help and support those struggling with their own addictions. Be sure to like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and check out our website at www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com for updates and episode schedule as well as helpful links for getting help with an addiction. And if you like the show, you can support us and help by going to www.patreon.com/addictions and following the show there. Thank you all in advance!

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

More on Stigma and Confessions of a Drug User - Andraya

4/21/2018
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In this episode David highlights some of the many ways we as individuals can really help to reduce the negative stigma in big ways by small actions. David also discusses the major issues this climate of negative stigma in relation to addiction is causing. Namely the fact that many people avoid treatment for fear of being judged negatively. In the second portion of the show we interview Andraya Jorgensen about her experience with addiction and recovery. Be sure to visit us at...

Duration:00:47:55

Stigma and Language

4/14/2018
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In this episode: David speaks with a long time friend about her thoughts on addiction and the stigma that often surrounds it. As a person recovering from addiction, Sarah is first hand going through many of the pitfalls people facing addiction deal with. In the second portion of the show we speak with Daniel Snyder who is an advocate for fighting the negative stigma associated with addiction. Daniel and David discuss how just simple adjustments to our language when referring to addiction...

Duration:00:44:13

Stigma

4/7/2018
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In this episode: David talks about one of the often overlooked aspects about addiction. The Negative stigma surrounding it. He also discusses some thoughts on who we can all do our part to reduce this stigma. If you enjoy the show, follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and on twitter we are @addictionscast or www.twitter.com/addictionscast You can also find us on the web at www.addictionspodcast.com As always, thanks for listening, and never quit quitting!

Duration:00:15:59

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

4/1/2018
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In This Episode: David discusses the various reasons humans make excuses for things, highlighting the fact that addicts often make excuses for some of the very same reasons as sober people. It is just that addicts make these excuses in an effort to hide or justify their addictive behaviors. As always, thank you all so much for listening to the show and supporting it. You can learn more including how you can help support the show by visiting www.addictionspodcast.com Be sure to...

Duration:00:14:17

Bonus Episode Rocky Piercy

3/28/2018
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In this episode David speaks with his close friend Rocky Piercy. Rocky is considered a spiritual advisor and is very interested in meditation and how it can aid in recovery from addictions of all kinds. We also talk about some upcoming events we will be hosting. Be sure to check out www.addictionspodcast.com for more information and to listen to the show.

Duration:00:30:40

Caffeine the Most Widely Used Drug on the Planet

3/17/2018
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On This Episode: Caffeine! In this episode of the Addictions Podcast David speaks about an often over looked, psychoactive, and actually rather addictive drug world wide; Caffeine. We speak a little bit about how caffeine effects the brain, and can eventually lead to dependance both physically and mentally, and the fact that you can indeed physicaly withdrawal from the substance. We thing speak with a guest who has actually had a legitimate overdose on Caffeine with some unsettling...

Duration:00:33:40

Confessions of a Drug User - Gary

3/9/2018
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On this episode of Addictions David speaks with a special guest who approached us via email in hopes of sharing his story of addiction and recovery. It is another fine example of the fact that successfully beating addiction is indeed possible and long as you want it. Because that is the true key to success with defeating any addiction. Be sure and visit our website at www.addictionspodcast.com to find links to all of our previous episodes, stories of addiction, and resources to find help...

Duration:00:17:50

Workit Health

3/5/2018
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In this episode, David speaks with Lisa Mclaughlin and Robin McIntosh founders of a new type of rehabilitation program. It is called Workit Health The three talk about the various issues in many of today's rehabilitation and recovery strategies and examine why so many addicts simply fall through the cracks and are unable to get the help thy really need. Be sure and check out our all new website at www.addictionspodcast.com we have all sorts of new stuff posted, as well as a link to our...

Duration:00:30:02

Breaking The Ruhls

2/24/2018
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In this episode David speaks with recovering alcoholic and survivor of sexual and emotional abuse, Larry Ruhl. Larry recently published a memoir entitled "Breaking The Ruhls" detailing his experiences of trauma and abuse growing up. David talks with Larry about his experiences, and his new book which you can find by visiting www.breakingtheruhls.com Be sure and check out our website at www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com and if you really love the show and wanna help support David, visit...

Duration:00:28:40

Diane

2/19/2018
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In this episode, David speaks with Diane, a recovering heroin and meth amphetamine user. Diane has been struggling with losing friends since she began her road to recovery, and just generally having a rough time, not with getting clean, but with social changes due to behavioral changes and the loss of someone very close to her. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast And on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast Our Website www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com And...

Duration:00:25:18

The Addiction No One Is Talking About

2/11/2018
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In this episode, we speak with Joshua Shea, author of the book "The Addiction No One Is Talking About" Josh was a successful magazine producer, with a great career in journalism, and eventually a member of the city council of Auburn, Maine. But behind closed doors, Josh had begun abusing alcohol and frequenting adult websites, he was spiraling out of control. Bothered with the lack of resources and open discussion around the subject of pornography addiction, Joshua is sharing with the...

Duration:00:43:40

Marijuana Discussion With Kent Collins

2/9/2018
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On this special BONUS episode of Addictions, David speaks with returning guest, singer/songwriter, Kent Collins. David and Kent discuss various aspects of both medical and recreational Marijuana. Be sure to follow the Addictions Podcast on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast And on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast And if you really love the show and want to help support our cause visit www.patreon.com/addictions to learn how you can help for as little as a dollar a...

Duration:00:30:08

My Fair Junkie - Amy Dresner

2/4/2018
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In this episode David speaks with former stand up comic Amy Dresner about her battle with various addictions, and her success in winning that battle. She recently wrote a book entitled "My Fair Junkie" Be sure and look for it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. After reading the book I knew that I absolutely had to get Amy on the show, her story is truly incredible. Be sure and support us if you can at www.patreon.com/addictions You can also find us on facebook at...

Duration:00:42:14

Healthy Conversations With Paul Averill

1/30/2018
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In this episode we chat with Paul Averill, host and producer of The ManBits Podcast available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Paul talks with David about generally being healthy and the many benefits that come with it. Be sure and follow The Man Bits Podcast on facebook at www.facebook.com/themanbits and subscribe to the show on your favorite podcast platform. The show is incredibly informative for both men and women alike. As always, thank you all...

Duration:00:29:39

Family Matters

1/22/2018
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In this episode David interviews Leanna Olbinsky. At the time of this interview, Leanna had recently lost her father to drug addiction. David speaks with Leanna about her dad and about how family is important. Leanna is publishing a series of letters between herself and her father. She also creates youtube videos about battling addiction and building self confidence. You can visit her youtube channel at www.youtube.com/leannaaxx and her website at www.lolbinsky.com As always thank...

Duration:00:27:15

Addiction and the Impact on Communities

1/14/2018
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I was planning on doing a longer episode, but I am currently fighting a battle with the flu. I'll make it up to you all next week dear listeners. In this episode of Addictions, we examine the impact that addiction can have on communities and neighborhoods both large and small. From the big cities to the rural countryside, addiction does not discriminate by geography. Be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates on the show! If you want to help support what we do visit...

Duration:00:18:06

LIstener Emails, Meditation and MIndfulness, and a Book Review

1/2/2018
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In this first episode of season two of Addictions, David does a review of the book "A Parent's Guide to Teen Addiction" by Dr. Laurence Westreich, MD. After which we have a conversation with a long time friend of David, Rocky Piercey. David is helping Rocky set up a free meditation and mindfulness seminar at their local community center in Greenville, MI. After all that we answer some more listener emails. Be sure to follow the show on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and...

Duration:00:30:03

Good Habit - Kent Collins

12/25/2017
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On this episode of Addictions, David talks with singer/songwriter Kent Collins about his past addictions, and the music he now produces. We also have a few updates about season two, which starts January 1st. We will be switching to a bi-weekly episode schedule, and longer episodes. Follow The Addictions Podcast on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and on twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast You can listen to every episode of the show at...

Duration:00:17:16

The Judge Richard Baumgartner Story

12/16/2017
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In this episode, David discusses the Richard Baumgartner story, a former felony Judge, Baumgartner developed several addictions and pursued some very strange ways of maintaining those addictions. Eventually he was charged with a crime and faced a mere 3 years in prison. a pretty light sentence once you realize the depth of this story. If you love the show be sure to follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast for all kinds of cool stuff, and if you can, help us out by...

Duration:00:11:05

Top Ten Weird Addictions

12/9/2017
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In this episode, David counts down ten of the weirdest addictions we could dig up. These are all addictions where more than one case has been identified. We also discuss an upcoming episode. We must remember that even though some addictions may seem strange to us, these are still people with real issues, who need help! Be sure and follow Addictions on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast If you really love the...

Duration:00:12:34

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