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The Social Exchange

WITH

ZACH RHOADS & AARON FERGUSON

Aug 19, 2019

Will Godfrey is the Executive Director and the Editor in Chief of Filter Magazine.  Filter, is an online publication whose mission is to advocate, through journalism for rational and compassionate approaches to drug use, drug policy and human rights.

Will and I discussed these concepts as he told the genesis story of...


Aug 5, 2019

Today's guest is journalist and best-selling author, Robert Whitaker. Robert is the author of the books, "Mad in America" and "Anatomy of an Epidemic", both of which take a critical view of American Psychiatry and call into question our standard story about mental illnesses, their origins, and the medicines we use to...


Jul 15, 2019

Community Medical Services (CMS) is the Nation's first medication-assisted-treatment (MAT) clinic with 24/7 availability. Today's guest, John Koch, works is the CMS Community Impact Manager. John tells Zach a deeply personal story about developing-- and later overcoming-- an opioid addiction; how/ he began working at...


Jun 26, 2019

Dr. Peter Grinspoon is a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and teaches at Harvard Medical School. He is an expert in addiction medicine and cannabis respectively. Peter is also the author of the book Free Refills: A Doctor Confronts His Addiction, which is a memoirs detailing his experience with opiate...


Jun 19, 2019

Johann Hari is a British Journalist and two-time NYT Best-Selling Author! His two books, Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs and Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope form the basis of today's conversation. Zach and Johann talk about what it means to overcome adversity....