Advocates & Activists

A Legislator in Michigan-Then Alcohol- Now Helping Others-Interview with Craig DeRoche

Craig DeRoche was the youngest Speaker of the House in the state of Michigan.  When his alcohol addiction became public and out of control, his life totally fell apart. Now fully recovered, he has his life and family back and is making huge strides in helping people with addiction and in the criminal justice system. …

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Be Careful what you Use – You’ll Be Shocked at What is Used to Cut Drugs

On-site at the 6th Annual Drug Prevention Summit. Thom Browne about what is added to drugs to make them more potent and lethal. He has a master’s degree in criminal justice, is the President and CEO of the global criminal justice and demand reduction consulting firm Rubicon Global Enterprises. He created treatment systems and prevention…

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More on Marijuana – Interview with Lynn Posyton and Bonni Snider

Today we spoke more about marijuana.  Lynn Posyton works for a company and her main job description is to educate children and other groups on the truth about drugs.  She uses materials available for free from http://www.drugfreeworld.org.  The point is that her employer is a businessman helping to fight the drug addiction epidemic.  Bonni Snider…

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Drug Trends and Dismantling in Florida – Steve Collins, Dir. of HIDTA

An interview with Steve Collins, Director of Central Florida High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). Following a tenured career in law enforcement, Steve now leads strategic efforts to identify and dismantle drug trafficking operations in the central Florida area and abroad. He presented at the Drug Prevention Summit about a report about marijuana and legalizing…

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An Interview with Admiral James Winnefeld

In September of this year, the 19 year old son of Admiral James Winnefeld (ret) died from an overdose of heroin mixed with Fentanyl.  He had just come through 15 months of in-patient rehab and was embarking upon a new career as an EMT.  Rather than giving in to the tragedy, Admiral and Mrs. Winnefeld…

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Kent Runyon- Another Solution to Heavy Addiction from Novus Detox

One of the things we do on this podcast is offer solutions and resources to the problem of drug and alcohol abuse.  Today’s podcast is an interview with Kent Runyon from Novus Detox in Florida.  Novus has a personalized approach to substance abuse treatment and like Narconon is not a medically assisted treatment program –…

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Drug Free America – an Interview with Amy Ronshausen

Drug Free America Foundation is fighting the good fight against drug abuse in this country.  DFAF and it’s sister organization – Save Our Society from Drugs (SOS) work to defeat drug legalization attempts; promote sound drug policies; and prevent drug use, abuse and addiction.  This interview is with Deputy Director – Amy Ronshausen – and…

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Free Drug Education for All Ages

There is an organization – Drug Free World – and they provide hard hitting, true information about drugs and why to avoid them.  The booklets, DVDs, and teachers package are all free.  This podcast is an interview with the President of Drug Free World Florida, Julieta Santagostino.  She is passionate about educating children and parents…

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A Pharmacist’s Alternatives to Addiction

This week’s podcast is an interview with Pamela Seefeld.  Pamela is a practicing pharmacist and pharmacognosy consultant.  She offers natural solutions to things like pain.  There is no question that chronic pain is debilitating and can be life threatening.  With naturally derived, non-narcotic solutions, pain can be managed.  Pamela has been treating people naturally for…

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Learn2Cope.org – Helping Families in Need

When a family member is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it is devastating on the other members of the family.  There is shame, regret, fear, anger – a myriad of emotions.  Most parents and loved ones feel very alone when they suspect that someone they love is addicted.  They don’t want to tell anyone and…

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