The Addiction Podcast

Big Pharma Paying Up and More on Vaping

  Jason and Joanie talk about pharmaceutical companies recently being sued and having to fork over millions, if not billions for their part in this whole opioid epidemic plaguing the world. It’s a start. And they get into the vaping controversy. The dangers just outweigh the benefits – if there are any.

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Former NFL Player Grant Feasel’s Tragic Story as told by his wife Cyndy

  Grant Feasel was a starting center and long snapper for the Seattle Seahawks from 1987 to 1992. During that time he suffered multiple traumas and used alcohol and drugs to dull the pain. This eventually led to his death. This interview with his wife Cyndy tells the battle they went through for years to deal…

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Paul Fletcher – Former Major League Pitcher and Now Recovered Alcoholic

When Paul Fletcher was a major league baseball player for the the Phillies and Oakland Athletics, many of his teammates drank. Alcohol was readily available. But Paul got to the point where he couldn’t stop. His wife and kids left him and he tried taking his own life by downing a bottle of prescription meds….

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Lee’s Emotional Story – Drugs, Dealing, Stripper, Sober. Incredible story.

Lee Burns says himself that with his upbringing there was no real reason to start drugs yet started down a road of self doubt and invalidation. He got clean, has stayed clean and is a very successful entrepreneur & public speaker. https://leeburnsgames.com/

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Kim’s Mathis’ Story – From “Dope Baby” to NFL Wife, Entrepreneur and Author

There have been several news articles printed about how addicted mothers give birth to addicted babies.  This podcast interview is from the viewpoint of the addicted baby.  Kim Mathis was born addicted and lacked all of the things we count on our mothers for because her mom was an addict.  However, it made her even…

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More on Vaping – Fasten Your Seat Belts

A special podcast. With Vaping all over the news, we’re talking about it again today with Michael DeLeon from Steeredstraight.org. He has presented educational seminars to over 600 schools and thousands of teens and the subject of vaping is the most requested one. Fasten your seat belts as Michael makes a passionate plea to save…

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Cannon’s Story – 14 Rehabs, Many Challenges and Now Recovered

Parts of Cannon’s story mirror those of other recovered addicts that we’ve spoken to but it’s also different.  After going through 14 rehabs – including a wilderness rehab – and multiple felony indictments, Cannon finally found the Narconon program in Ojai California.  He’s not only clean and sober but helping others get that way and…

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Eric Burgiss – The 108 Challenge

Eric Burgess excelled at baseball.  Then, due to a bad car accident, his world and his family fell apart.  Starting with marijuana at a young age, he moved on to crack cocaine before he finished high school.  He not only took the drugs, he sold them.  He was addicted to the drugs and addicted to…

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Barbie Rivera – Pay Me $5K to Drug My Students?

About 29 years ago, a public school teacher told Barbie Rivera that her 6 year old son had a mental disorder and she needed to put him on a mind altering drug – Ritalin.  Barbie thought that was nutty as her son was very bright, normal and already bilingual. She started home schooling him now…

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Dan Zsido – Vaping – Not As Safe as You Think

Dan Zsido has had 15 years of narcotics investigative experience with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. He established and supervised the the Strategic Diversion Task Force investigating pharmaceutical crimes, doctor shopping, fraud, trafficking and more. His current presentations and training target the dangers of “vaping”, especially in the teen population, the e-cigarette delivery systems and…

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