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53. Drug safety advocate Kim Witczak

Kim Witczak is a leading global drug safety advocate and speaker with over 25 years professional experience in advocacy, advertising and marketing communications. She ...

52. You have the right to remain silent

Who determines the truth? Despite resistance from physicians fearing government overreach, California’s Medical Misinformation Bill AB-2098 was passed in the state sen...

51. The Zyprexa Papers scandal w/ Jim Gottstein

The investigation into the illegal promotion of the drug Zyprexa by the US justice department resulted in the largest sum for both a corporate whistleblower claim and ...

5. Do Antidepressants even work? (Rebroadcast)

For the last two months we have had a number of insightful conversations on psychiatric medications and harm caused by the overprescription of drugs. A good way to clo...

50. Helicopter Parents

In the past 25 years we have witnessed the rise of a new parenting style commonly referred to as “helicopter parenting”. These overprotective and over-involved parents...

49. Antidepressed by Beverley Thomson

Beverley Thomson is a writer, researcher and speaker with a focus on psychiatric medication including antidepressants, benzodiazepines and ADHD drugs; their history, h...

48. Chemical Imbalance Revisited

On July 20, 2022 a review was published in the journal of Molecular Psychiatry. This review compiled 30 years of research into serotonin and depression in full showing...

47. The ADHD controversy

Why did we begin to interpret common childhood and adolescent behaviors as symptoms? The United States has utilized the school environment to determine what is norma...

46. Obedience Pills

Millions of children are dangerously being drugged under a label of ADHD. In his latest book Obedience Pills, author Patrick Hahn has documented the history and evolu...

45. Wounds into wisdom

The collective wellbeing in America has been on a steady decline. Is it because we look too quickly to medicalize human distress, rather than accepting and overcoming ...

44. The war on masculinity

In 2018, the APA released guidelines to help psychologists work with men and boys. These guidelines recognize that some traditional masculine traits are harmful. This ...

43. Jesse Zook Mann

Jesse Zook Mann is an Emmy Award-winning TV producer and film director who became disabled due to the harsh side effects from an anti-anxiety medication. After years o...

42. Antidepressant induced homicide

In 2011, a paper was published in Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine examining the relationship of antidepressants and akathisia side effects in those with gen...

41. Recovering from Post-traumatic Stress

Chances are at some point in your lifetime you will experience an event that could be traumatic. You may witness this. Or it may physically happen to you. But what is ...

40. Chris Palmer, MD

Dr. Chris Palmer is pioneering the use of the ketogenic diet as a treatment for psychiatric disorders. He is a Harvard Medical School Physician and Researcher dedicate...

39. Mass shootings

Mass Shootings are, for the most part, an American phenomenon. Why? Since 2014, mass shootings in the United States have increased 157%. Many groups are advocating f...

38. Fear based parenting

Do you tiptoe around your child? Our children are subjected to messages and negative influences that put them at risk of proceeding down a path towards misery. Parenti...

37. Dr. Jessica Taylor

Dr. Jessica Taylor is an author, lecturer, speaker and researcher with a PhD from University of Birmingham in Forensic Psychology. Her latest book, Sexy But Psycho arg...

36. May: You asked. We answer.

Thank you to our community of listeners who engage with us through our social channels and send questions to our email. For this episode of “You Asked. We answer” we t...

35. Is your diet making you depressed?

Over the last 150 years, the western diet has shifted away from locally sourced whole foods towards affordable, mass produced processed foods. Our population is now st...

34. Benzodiazepines. Everything you don't know but should.

In September 2020, the FDA announced a benzodiazepine boxed warning. Drugs commonly known as: Valium®, Xanax®, Halcion®, Ativan®, and Klonopin® now include the risks o...

33. Why the rapid onset of gender dysphoria?

Traditionally, Gender Dysphoria afflicted roughly 0.01% of the population and almost exclusively boys. In the United States, over the past decade the rates have increa...

32. The art of not panicking

How do you react in a crisis moment? Hopefully the answer changes over the course of your life, because every experience is an opportunity for growth. We have to learn...

31. Grief. You have 180 days to get over it.

Grief is a normal human response to loss. However, Prolonged Grief Disorder was recently added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This...

30. Do we create our own heaven and hell?

If today was the last day of your life, how would you live? By defining your values and purpose in this world, those virtues will provide the guardrails on your path e...

29. Predicting the future

The world is moving fast. The global pandemic forced many industries to accelerate their digital transformation forward in order to survive. And the mental health syst...

28. Kelly’s Edge Thoughts Vol. 1

Back in Episode 12, Roger, Kelly and Sean shared daily habits they incorporate into their day to improve their overall well-being. Kelly shared his journaling routine ...

27. Should I fire my therapist?

Can therapy be harmful? The belief that “just talking” leads to change is a common misconception. For many, it’s their behaviors in life that contribute to a pattern o...

26. Is mental illness contagious?

There is a disturbing trend amongst teens in the U.S. seeking to identify as “mentally ill” and achieve a diagnosis as a means of establishing a group identity.

25. The Sociopath Next Door

Pop culture and film have characterized sociopaths, or psychopaths, as manipulative murderers and criminals. Individuals like that surely exist, but portrayals are bas...

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