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Join host Bradley DeHaven - guests include parent activists and treatment professionals from all across the US and politicians who are active with RX reform. The road to addiction is clear when you look back and this program shares the wisdom of those who have traveled this road to help other avoid the Hell of addiction.

Join host Bradley DeHaven - guests include parent activists and treatment professionals from all across the US and politicians who are active with RX reform. The road to addiction is clear when you look back and this program shares the wisdom of those who have traveled this road to help other avoid the Hell of addiction.
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Granite Bay, CA

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VoiceAmerica

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Join host Bradley DeHaven - guests include parent activists and treatment professionals from all across the US and politicians who are active with RX reform. The road to addiction is clear when you look back and this program shares the wisdom of those who have traveled this road to help other avoid the Hell of addiction.

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English

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916-224-6981


Episodes

Special Encore Presentation: Senator Mark DeSaulnier is a true champion of

12/24/2013
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On the day of this broadcast the California Senate hearing on SB809 will be heard yet again and with any objectionable

Duration: 00:57:52


Special Encore Presentation: Avi Isreal, a Giant influence on the state of

12/16/2013
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I am honored to interview Avi Isreal of the group “Save The Michaels of the World.” A group that says so much about his passion for his lost son and a man who has done more for reform that any man I have met. New York is lucky to have a fighter like Avi and I am blessed to call him my friend. We met through our efforts and have stood side by side at the FDA hearings in D.C. Men in this cause are unfortunately rare as mothers dominate the fight for justice in the battle for RX drug reform....

Duration: 00:59:35


Special Encore Presentation: David Sheff; a name synonymous with addiction

12/9/2013
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Bestselling Author David Sheff talks about his new book Clean, a myth shattering look at all aspects of addiction in our country. We discuss everything from his Bestseller Beautiful Boy to his relationship with his son Nic, a recovering addict who wrote two books of his own, Tweak and We All Fall Down.

Duration: 01:02:41


Life on the other side of the badge: Deputy Sheriff Nick Baldridge; Court E

12/2/2013
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Learn from the experts of the streets what leads your children to heroin. Find out how we parents need to open our minds and see our children through fresh eyes to stave off drug abuse, addiction and even death. This is a matter of life and death and you will hear from an officer on these streets who watches the carnage of drug addiction in today’s ever changing world. Listen and learn!

Duration: 01:01:34


Once lost for 20 years, addicted to meth and on the streets, Jason finds so

11/25/2013
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Rarely do addicts so lost find their way home but Jason Jewell woke one day and started his journey in recovery. This is a heart wrenching story of a life of homelessness and addiction where robbery and brushes with death were his life. Jason’s search for Meth began daily when he awoke on the frigid streets of Minnesota. Day after day, year after year piled up as his family could only wonder what would come of Jason.

Duration: 00:58:55


Mothers with a Purpose Kelly Densmore shares her mission to help

11/18/2013
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Mothers with a Purpose was formed to help families in crisis over addiction in northern California. This grass roots organization, formed as so many like them reaches into its community with a gift of understanding and compassion.

Duration: 01:01:07


Learn To Cope with Activist and lighting rod Joanne Peterson

11/11/2013
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Learn2Cope.org is a finely tuned machine of “Hope, Education and Resources” spreading like a tragic wildfire across Massachusetts! The fact that this grass roots organization has grown to 5000 plus members who are afflicted by addiction is a sad testament to the state of our nation. The intentional blindness of our Government and it’s watchdog agencies to what Joanne refers to as a “pandemic” is tearing families apart with addiction, disability and death! Listen how this organization has...

Duration: 01:01:00


Special Encore Presentation: “I’m just a mother” Deborah Bockstahler bares

11/4/2013
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Rarely will someone so raw with emotion compose themselves enough to share the tragic details of losing a child. Her son Cody overdosed on heroin on 7-1-2012, falling into the addiction trap after an accident and a prescription for Oxy. So many share the commonalities of Deborah’s dark journey but she is determined to raise awareness to save others’ the agony of burying their child. Her graphic detail about the Hell a family endures is a repetitious disaster all across the US daily. Her...

Duration: 01:00:31


27 year old Brittany Horigan shares her story of addiction and recovery.

10/28/2013
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Brittany could be anyone’s daughter. Her cheerful voice and youthful zest can’t be ignored. Brittany took a dark journey into the world of addiction and returns to sobriety to share her knowledge. She knows now, what she did then and you should listen as she shares her wisdom and hope!

Duration: 00:56:09


The dark journey of Anne’s addiction comes full circle.

10/21/2013
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Hear how parental permission to drink and a subsequent prescription for Hydrocodone lead a child through 25 years of addiction. Anne Weiser now clean of the drugs that once controlled her every move, bares all. Her dark journey travels from a privileged life, a great career, a marriage and a son to years on the street selling her body and eating from garbage cans. The miracle is that Anne is finally home and has reunited with her family and a son once left abandon for the drugs which owned...

Duration: 00:59:52


Julie Israel shares how her son Michael was prescribed into addiction and t

10/14/2013
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Julie Israel and her husband Avi have done for prescription drug reform than an army of politicians! In N.Y. state, change is gonna come and you can bet that Julie and Avi will be behind it at some level! They are wonderful parents who lost their only son Michael to a suicide after he lost all hope after becoming addicted to the very drugs he was prescribed for Crohn’s disease. An awareness campaign including billboards, radio, TV and the implementation of up-scaled drug schedules for...

Duration: 00:59:47


Special Encore Presentation: Admitted drug dealer Brian shares how his sort

9/23/2013
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You will want to hate this admitted drug dealer until you hear how innocently it all began. Addiction, illegal and legalized drug dealing are all on the plate for this interview. Learn from the source just how susceptible our children are and what our society and parents can do to curtail drug abuse, addiction and death.

Duration: 00:51:03


Special Encore Presentation: Dr. Andrew Kolodny, arguably the leading Exper

9/9/2013
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You will rarely find a Doctor with more expertise on Opioid addiction than Andrew Kolodny MD. The level of knowledge and commitment this man has will open your mind to why Opioid addiction is the epidemic it is today and will continue to kill our loved ones until something is done. Dr. Kolodny is our friend and a voice of reason with an education and the experience to back up his views.

Duration: 00:58:47


The antidote to save the life of an opioid addict exist! Naloxone experts s

9/2/2013
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Sharon Stancliff, M.D. & Whitney Englander share the simple facts behind a drug that reverses the effect of Opioid overdose. If you live with an addict in your family and even if you don’t this simple injectable single dose application will bring a dyeing drug user back to life in many circumstances. You owe it to yourself to find out how you can get this antidote in your hands so you can save the life of another. These two experts will open your eyes to a miracle drug!

Duration: 00:59:11


“I’m just a mother” Deborah Bockstahler bares her soul to spare others her

8/26/2013
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Rarely will someone so raw with emotion compose themselves enough to share the tragic details of losing a child. Her son Cody overdosed on heroin on 7-1-2012, falling into the addiction trap after an accident and a prescription for Oxy. So many share the commonalities of Deborah’s dark journey but she is determined to raise awareness to save others’ the agony of burying their child. Her graphic detail about the Hell a family endures is a repetitious disaster all across the US daily. Her...

Duration: 01:00:31


Sober Fun Adventures rekindles life after addiction with Founder Larry Norm

8/19/2013
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Sober Fun Adventures is a program you need to learn about. Larry Norman has crafted a twice annual adventure to Costa Rica to help reconnect recovering addicts with nature and their inner sober self. Life begins after sobriety and far too many struggle to realize that. S.F.A. is a great way to help your loved one discover what a precious blessing life is.

Duration: 00:57:53


Senator Mark DeSaulnier is a true champion of RX reform; the “CURES Bill” S

8/12/2013
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On the day of this broadcast the California Senate hearing on SB809 will be heard yet again and with any objectionable provisions now removed, it is expected to take a baby-step towards saving the lives of our loved ones. Hear the journey of the CURES bill from Senator Mark DeSaulnier who has worked tirelessly to save so many from addiction, overdose and death by tracking dangerous prescriptions that are ending up in the wrong hands. We are joined by April Rovero who learned firsthand how...

Duration: 00:57:52


Pete Jackson tells why one pill can kill and took his beautiful 18 year old

8/5/2013
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Yes 1 pill can kill and this happens every day across the US and the world. The stigma follows an innocent 18 year old who pays the ultimate price for a single indiscretion with the powerful drugs our FDA rubber stamps and puts in your medicine cabinet. Pete Jackson is a tireless warrior fighting the FDA and educating thousands to save others from his fate. Hear why his organization ARPO joins hands with so many other efforts and marches to D.C. for the FED-UP Rally on October 1st 2013

Duration: 00:57:04


The Rockstar-Superstar Project reaches youth & parents alike across the US.

7/29/2013
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Twin brothers legally change their names and devote their life to helping others understand addiction through music, assembly’s, community events and “Kid Klubz.” Now known as Rock Star & Super Star these twins who fought their own demons of addiction share their story and put themselves in front of your youth to educate and raise awareness on drugs, addiction, recovery, bullying, self-esteem and dream catching. Super Star shares their unique message as they work with legendary rock stars to...

Duration: 00:58:15


Judy Rummler; Chair of the October 1, 2013 D.C. Rally “FED UP” and Presiden

7/22/2013
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Judy Rummler and her husband Bill paid the ultimate price when their only child Steve died of an overdose on 7-1-11. Steve was prescribed into his addiction as far too many are. They honor Steve with The Steve Rummler Hope Foundation and cross into unchartered territory as Judy works closely with renown Doctors’ to help curb our nation’s RX drug abuse epidemic. Judy is also the Chair of the first ever rally in Washington D.C. on October 1, 2013 appropriately called “FED UP”. Please visit the...

Duration: 00:59:29

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