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The Addictions Podcast

Hello, and welcome to Addictions, the podcast about addictions. Enjoy the show. Don't forget to check out our home page at for show updates and more.

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Back in 2006, I broke my left femur in a car accident. After several surgeries I was put on opioid pain medications for chronic pain for over four years. After figuring out quite quickly that addiction is indeed a real thing, I learned how mentally and physically dependent on the drugs I had become. After a long and arduous cycle of relapse, I finally feel I have conquered my demons, and wanted to provide some sort of support for anyone affected by addiction. So I started this podcast. Feel free to share, share, share! You can also help support the show by visiting our patreon page at

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Nov 20, 2017

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...

Nov 13, 2017

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...

Nov 7, 2017

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...

Nov 3, 2017

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...

Oct 30, 2017

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.

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