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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

Accidents Happen - Accidental Addiction

6/17/2018
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In this episode: David talks about how many people are what is known as accidental addicts. Meaning that they never started taking a substance in an effort to get high, but still ended up becoming addicted. We are mainly talking about prescription opioids in this episode. If you enjoy the show, be sure to help support us (if you can) at www.addictionspodcast.com/donatenow

Duration:00:17:15

A Chat About Marijuana - Part 1

6/10/2018
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In This Episode: David talks a bit about the history behind criminalization of marijuana in the United States and explains how the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 had an illogical way of classifying certain drugs. David continues by speaking about the pros and cons of both medicinal and recreational marijuana. Visit us at www.addictionspodcat.com for updates, help with addiction, and to support the show. You can also check our www.patreon.com/addictions to learn how you can gain...

Duration:00:21:05

David's Story

6/2/2018
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In This Episode: David talks about the circumstances that led him to physical and psychological addiction to opioid painkillers. He also reveals that he is planning on going back on suboxone. Follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast And on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast

Duration:00:22:08

NAD Treatment A Candid Talk With Tom Ingoglia

5/27/2018
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In this episode: This week we speak with Tom Ingoglia, business director at the NAD Treatment Center in San Diego, California. NAD or Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is a coenzyme found in all living cells and serves numerous roles in the brain and body. In relation to addiction, NAD treatment or therapy has been shown to reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings by up to 80% and we are even talking long term, years down the road. NAD levels in the body drop naturally over time as we...

Duration:00:58:39

Connections Between Stress and Addiction

5/19/2018
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In this episode of Addictions, the Podcast About Addictions We discuss the relationship between our normal biological stress cycles and how addiction and substance abuse can often damage those cycles which in a very large way will contribute to the severity and the length of physical withdrawal. Be sure to check out www.addictionspodcast.com for resources on getting help with addiction and many bonus features not available through the podcast. You can follow us on facebook and stay...

Duration:00:19:03

Withdrawal 01

5/12/2018
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Duration:00:20:15

Both Sides of The Fence A Conversation About The War on Drugs

5/8/2018
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In this episode we speak with a former law enforcement member who ended up with substance abuse disorder about the war on drugs and its many pitfalls and issues. I urge you all to follow our guests facebook page at www.facebook.com/LTADW Be sure and visit www.addictionspodcast.com for valuable resources and bonus content from the Addictions podcast. You can also find links to support the show there. As always, thanks for listening!

Duration:01:06:20

Special Announcement

5/6/2018
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Special Announcement. I have been super busy with my day job, and a few other family matters. This unfortunatley has not allowed me to edit the audio for some upcoming episodes. But as I type this now, I am working on getting a new episode finished in which I discuss the war on drugs, and all of its failings. Stay tuned, and remember, Never Quit Quitting. And if you enjoy the Addictions podcast, visit www.addictionspodcast.com to learn how you can help to support the show, and to find...

Duration:00:04:07

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