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32 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
Challenging Pathos- Zach Rhoads
Zach Rhoads joins the Challenging Pathos podcast to discuss all things "out of the box", when it comes to treating addiction. Why do we do the things we do? Why don't we follow the evidence? and What's the cost? Zach and Stanton Peele co authored the book "Outgrowing Addiction, With Common Sense Instead of Disease Therapy" which disputes the disease concept of addiction and more. You can purchase the book at https://www.peele.net/bookstore/outgrowing.htmlLearn about South Carolina harm reduction at www.challengesinc.org
60 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
Challenging Pathos- Haven Wheelock
In this episode, we speak with Haven Wheelock from Portland, OR on the historic passing of "Measure 110" that decriminalizes personal drug possession in the state of Oregon. www.outsidein.org/health-services/needle-exchange/www.challengesinc.org
49 minutes | Dec 5, 2020
Challenging Pathos- Garth Mullins of Crackdown
Garth Mullins, host of the astounding "Crackdown" podcast shares his perspective on drug user issues from his home in downtown Vancouver's Eastside. We discuss the recent drug policy changes with Mississippi's medical cannabis bill and decriminalization in Oregon. Garth shares his experience with how illegal syringe exchange helped keep him safe in younger years. Learn more about Garth at https://crackdownpod.com/. To help harm reduction in South Carolina stay alive, please visit www.challengesinc.org
48 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Challenging Pathos- Greg Huckins and JoAnna Vance
On this episode we discuss different types of advocacy and intra agency growth. Greg Huckins is a peer-support specialist working for a recovery community organization as a member of the SBIRT team in the local hospital emergency department. His role is to help guide individuals through the beginning stages of recovery. JoAnna Vance is a person in long-term recovery from substance use disorder and is the region lead for the Recovery Advocacy Project in West Virginia. https://www.recoveryvoices.com/https://challengesinc.org/
64 minutes | Nov 22, 2020
Challenging Pathos- Chase Holleman
Chase Holleman, LMSW, is a person in recovery from substance use disorder who advocates for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and works as Program Director for the syringe services program at UNC Greensboro in North Carolina. Chase is well known for his recent TedTalk, where he describes his experience in the war on drugs. https://youtu.be/UYtucOa_aJs This podcast is powered by Challenges Inc, syringe services program in South Carolina. Learn more about harm reduction in the south at www.challengesinc.org
44 minutes | Nov 21, 2020
Challenging Pathos- Alex Elswick
Alex Elswick, PhD joins the show to discuss stigma, shame, and using recreational substances in recovery from substance use disorder. Alex holds a Master’s Degree in Family Science from the University of Kentucky and is a person in long term recovery. He is a cofounder of Voices of Hope. https://www.voicesofhopelex.org/www.challengesinc.org
58 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
TAP63 Casey Dillon
Casey Dillon is an experienced digital communicator, specializing in leveraging real-time trends and long-term strategy to develop successful advocacy and communications campaigns. She also serves as the Program Director for Advocates for Opioid Recovery, where she manages communications, media relations and grassroots advocacy efforts to break down barriers to evidence-based addiction treatment.References:https://curastrategies.com/https://www.opioidrecovery.org/https://www.mentalhealthforus.net/www.challengesinc.orgwww.apphemp.com use PROMO CODE "TAP15"
69 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
TAP62 Mike Todd
Mike Todd joins TAP today to discuss the latest advocacy efforts happening in South Carolina. Mike has worked hard to bring legitimacy to recovery housing and is an active voice for the Recovery Advocacy Project in SC. You can follow Mike at www.freedomrecoverycenterofgreenville.org and www.recoveryvoices.com. This episode also celebrates 200 overdose reversals for Challenges Inc, a South Carolina syringe services program. Learn more at www.challengesinc.org
74 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
TAP61 Riley Koyote
MAT advocate and harm reductionist, Riley Koyote from Athens G.A. joins The Addictive Podcast to discuss the latest progress surrounding these topics in Georgia. Riley also runs https://athensqueercollective.org/ and works at https://www.accesspointga.org, providing syringe access to Athens. Vist www.apphemp.com for hemp and CBD products you can trust. Learn more about harm reduction in the south at www.challengesinc.org
55 minutes | Aug 1, 2020
TAP60 Christina Dent
Founder of End It For Good, Christina Dent joins us to discuss the challenge of implementing harm reduction strategies in conservative places. She is well known for her TedX Talk in Jackson, Mississippi and other appearances in the drug policy reform movement. Learn more about her work at www.enditforgood.com. Support this podcast and harm reduction in South Carolina at www.challengesinc.org
59 minutes | Jul 31, 2020
TAP59 Jenna Sheldon
Executive Director of RecoveryATX, Jenna Sheldon joins the podcast to discuss the importance of recovery oriented language and how stigma exists even within our own recovery communities. Visit www.recoveryatx.org to learn more about Jenna's work. Visit www.challengesinc.org to see what's happening with harm reduction in South Carolina.
25 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
TAP58 Ryan Hampton
Former White House staffer and national recovery advocate, Ryan Hampton talks about federal and state funding for recovery support services, the need for syringe services, and the future of decriminalization. Join Ryan in the fight and learn how you can make a difference at www.mobilizerecovery.org. Visit www.challengesinc.org to support SC syringe services.
74 minutes | Jun 27, 2020
TAP57 MIKE MALONE
Mike Malone is the Program Manager at FAVOR Greenville, a recovery community organization in Upstate, S.C. We discuss common challenges in the addiction recovery space including HIPAA, peer-support boundaries, and stigma/shame inducing habits of the treatment industry. Learn more about Mike's work at www.favorgreenville.org. Learn about syringe services and harm reduction at www.challengesinc.org. Vist www.apphemp.com for high quality hemp and CBD products, grown in the Appalachian Mountains. Use promo code "TAP15" for 15% off.
104 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
TAP56 David Johnson
David Johnson is a criminal justice organizer with Grassroots Leadership in Austin, TX. We discuss racial inequality during the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd and the global Covid19 pandemic. Email David at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit http://grassrootsleadership.org/. Thanks to Jenna Neasbitt @RecoveryATX. Thanks to our sponsor www.apphemp.com, promo code "TAP15". Learn more about syringe exchange in South Carolina at www.challengesinc.org .
62 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
TAP55 Steven Slate and The Freedom Model
Steven Slate is co author of "The Freedom Model for Addictions: Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap" and researcher at the Baldwin Research Institute (BRI). We discuss The Freedom Model concept for treating addiction which opposes philosophies like twelve-step meetings and the disease model. The show sponsor is www.apphemp.com. Use promo code TAP15 to support South Carolina's first syringe exchange, Challenges Inc. Learn more at www.challengesinc.org , www.thecleanslate.org , www.thefreedommodel.org
29 minutes | May 19, 2020
TAP54 Bill Kinkle
Bill Kinkle joins us from Philadelphia, PA to discuss his journey in a health professionals monitoring program. Visit www.billkinkle.com to see the full story. Contact info for Bill on Twitter: @billkinkle and email: email@example.com Also check out his podcast at Health Professionals in Recovery.
50 minutes | May 9, 2020
TAP53 John Shinholser
Marc Burrows and Michael Crouch are joined via Zoom by national recovery advocate and founder of the McShin Foundation, John Shinholser. John is best known for his appearances in the independent documentary, "The Anonymous People". www.mcshin.org www.challengesinc.org
57 minutes | May 3, 2020
TAP52 Kirsten Lester
Marc Burrows and Michael Crouch interview Kirsten Lester from Athens, GA on her experience with being incarcerated due to drug possession charges. We discuss issues with post incarceration employment, housing, and social life, as well as recovery from addiction. Todays sponsor is www.apphemp.com. More info on syringe services in SC at www.challengesinc.org
79 minutes | Oct 27, 2019
TAP51 Pathways to Housing PA
Marc Burrows and Michael Crouch interview Matt Tice and Bill Kinkle from Pathways to Housing PA in Philadelphia to hear about their progressive "housing first" program that practices harm reduction instead of abstinence. Visit www.pathwaystohousingpa.org to learn more. This episode is sponsored by Appalachian Standard Hemp. Visit www.apphemp.com for all your CBD products and use promo code "TAP10" at checkout. All proceeds help support Challenges Inc; South Carolina's only syringe services program. Visit www.challengesinc.org for more info. As always, music by Blake Robertson. New album coming soon.
62 minutes | Oct 5, 2019
TAP49 It's Addiction...Relax
Marc Burrows and Michael Crouch discuss pros and cons of different views on drug use and addiction treatment after sitting down with Tim Harrington of Wide Wonder, as he passes through Greenville, S.C. on the "Throwing Stigma Under the Bus" tour. Sponsor: www.apphemp.com Promo Code: TAP20www.widewonder.life www.challengesinc.org
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