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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!

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English

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Episodes

Rat Park

11/19/2017
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In this episode of Addictions, David explains how a lot of our knowledge and approach to treating addiction is a bit off the mark. Mainly due to the fact that in the United States we as a society have chosen to punish drug addicts more often than to help them. We also talk about the famous Rat Park experiment conducted by Professor Bruce Alexander. Be sure to subscribe to the show on your favorite podcast app. Just search for Addictions. You can listen to the other episodes of the show on...

Duration: 00:10:35


Strategies For Staying Clean and Sober Living

11/13/2017
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In this episode of Addictions, David explains several strategies and tips for staying clean and sober. Everything from exercise, to mindfulness, and counseling including NA, AA, and others. David also sends a call out to our listeners to submit their stories of long term sober living, and how they do it. Send those stores it theaddictionspodcas@gmail.com Thank you in advance. And as always, thank you all for listening. Be sure to follow the page on Facebook at...

Duration: 00:10:17


Confessions of a Drug User - Holli

11/7/2017
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On this episode of the show, David speaks with long time friend Holli about her past with addictions and how she is doing in her recovery. David and Holli talk about several aspects of addiction; The entire journey. From the beginning to the end. As always, thank you so much for listening to the show! I cannot thank you enough. Be sure to follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast You can listen to all of the previous...

Duration: 00:24:44


Relapse Is Not Failure

11/2/2017
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In this episode of Addictions, our host David Wagner touches on the subject of relapse. He explains that relapse is just something that happens and should be seen as a sign that you need to work harder rather than be seen as a failure. As always we want to thank you all for listening to the show and don't forget to follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast for more information. You can also find us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast If you really love The...

Duration: 00:08:21


Confessions of a Drug User - Sarah

10/30/2017
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In this episode David has a very candid conversation with the mother of his daughter about addiction. David and Sarah discuss everything from how Sarah's addiction started, to how it is hopefully going to end. And everything in between. Be sure and subscribe to the show on your favorite podcast app, and please leave a review! You can find us on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addictionscast If you really love the show and want to...

Duration: 00:23:32


New News

10/26/2017
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In this episode David discusses the recent news by the Trump administration in regard to the addictions epidemic. He highlights some very positive possibilities, but the question of funding is in limbo. Thank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the episodes of The Addictions Podcast at our website and find all...

Duration: 00:07:25


Marijuana Addiction?!!!?

10/22/2017
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In this episode David discusses how Marijuana seldom carries physical dependence, while it can be psychologically addicting. He also opens up about how medical marijuana has helped him avoid resorting to opioid narcotics. hank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the episodes of The Addictions Podcast at our website...

Duration: 00:12:02


Media and Addiction (Bonus Interview With Best Selling Author Nick Britton)

10/16/2017
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In this episode of The Addictions Podcast, David examines the affect substance abuse in media has on recovering and active addicts and teens and young adults. We also interview best selling author of the book "Lessons From the Little Ones" Nick Britton. Enjoy the show! hank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the...

Duration: 00:17:43


Digital Heroin

10/13/2017
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In this episode David talks about the rise of digital addictions. People stuck on their smart phones often will exhibit withdrawal symptoms when forced to go screen free. This is concerning as technology continues to grow and become an interwoven part of our modern society. Thank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of...

Duration: 00:11:43


Treatment and Punishment

10/10/2017
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In this episode of The Addictions Podcast, David talks about how society needs to shift its attitude from punishment to treatment. We talk about how the failed war on drugs in the United States has solved very little and only caused more problems. Thank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the episodes of The...

Duration: 00:07:11


Addiction and Mental Health

10/5/2017
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In This Episode: We talk about the correlation between other mental health issues co-occurring alongside addiction. David explains how through his experience with addiction he truly believes that addiction can actually cause other mental illness to occur. Thank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the episodes...

Duration: 00:13:40


Important Update About The Show!

10/3/2017
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In this special update episode, David explains that currently episodes are going to be hit and miss as far as release dates at least for the next couple of weeks. As soon as the potato harvest is done, David will have more time to focus on bringing you more and more hard hitting stories of addictions and society. Thank you all for listening, and remember, never quit quitting! Be sure to follow The Addictions Podcast Facebook page at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast Thanks in...

Duration: 00:03:37


Episode 20 Special Addictions Odds and Ends

9/28/2017
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This episode is available on YouTube in video format!!! You can watch it here! In this episode of The Addictions Podcast, David talks about ideas on why the ridiculous stigma surrounding addiction still exists, and how it may be changing for the better. We also discuss the D.A.R.E. antidrug program from the late 1990's. Then we talk a little bit about medical marijuana. Be sure to follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast we are also on Twitter at...

Duration: 00:14:13


Harm Reduction Basics

9/24/2017
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TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains talk about drug use! In this episode of The Addictions Podcast our main topic of discussion is Harm Reduction. Host David Wagner, gives us a quick run down of what harm reduction is, and how it reduces fatal overdoses and the spread of many diseases including sexually transmitted disease. David also gives us a few other updates regarding his work with the Active Addict program and updates about his current seven-day-a-week job at the farm. Thank...

Duration: 00:12:49


My Thoughts on Rehab and Recovery Programs

9/17/2017
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In this episode, David talks about several issues concerning rehabilitation and recovery programs. We discuss some of the problems concerning for profit rehab facilities as well. And the fact that nearly 80% of rehab facilities and programs all revolve around surrendering yourself to a higher power. Be sure to follow The Addictions Podcast on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and if you really love the show and want to help support and improve it visit...

Duration: 00:15:09


I Will Change This, or I am Gonna Die - A Conversation With Zachary Napolitano

9/10/2017
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On this episode of The Addictions Podcast, our host, David Wagner has a conversation with Zachary Napolitano about his past and how he conquered his addictions to become the successful owner of several business ventures. Be sure to follow Zach's company Mountaintop Media Group on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mountaintopmediagroup and while you are there shoot him a review. Be sure and follow The Addictions Podcast on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast and on Twitter at...

Duration: 00:32:19


A Short History of Alcohol

9/9/2017
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In this episode of The Addictions Podcast, our host David talks about the history behind alcoholic drinks and alcoholism. Thank you all for listening as always. You can listen to the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Tunein, and anywhere else you find podcasts. Just search for the word Addictions. You can also listen to all of the episodes of The Addictions Podcast at our website and find all sorts of additional resources and content...

Duration: 00:10:33


A Conversation With Joseph Dellucci

8/24/2017
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On this episode of The Addictions Podcast: Our Host, David Wagner, speaks with Joseph Dellucci from the organization "Active Addicts" Do not let that name fool you! The organization, based in Massachusettes, helps those in recovery attain access to free gym time, Physical exercise is incredibly important when in addiction recovery. Those endorphins released by the brain through physical exercise improve mood, and help fight anxiety and depression. Contact Jo at...

Duration: 00:38:58


Listener Emails 01!

8/20/2017
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Hello Everyone! On this episode of The Addictions Podcast, David takes some time to talk about an organization the show is currently partnering with. After that we answer some listener emails and talk about some statistics regarding addiction in general. Be sure to visit our webpage for all sorts of extra content @ www.addictionspodcast.wordpress.com You can also follow our facebook page at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast we post updates, show notes, and much more there! If you...

Duration: 00:17:30


All About PAWS

8/16/2017
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In this episode of Addictions David talks about PAWS, or Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome. This is a widely reported condition characterized by a wide range of psychological symptoms. David highlights the most commonly reported symptoms and talks about his own experience with PAWS. If you like the show, be sure to follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/addictionspodcast If you really like the show and want to help support us, visit us at www.patreon.com/addictions

Duration: 00:13:00

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