A Father's RequestAired on Aug 24, 2019
Prominent figures in the business community have come together to battle the opioid crisis. This episode chronicles the compelling steps of how one corporate employee, who tragically lost his son to addiction, bared his grief in a company-wide email that kicked off a national movement.
Music & RecoveryAired on Aug 24, 2019
Music and addiction have been linked for generations, as many of the most beloved artists have fallen victim to struggles with drugs. Today, Austin Texas, the live music capital of the world, is attempting to flip the script and is utilizing resources and science to show how the power of music can be used to heal.
The Wounds of WarAired on Aug 17, 2019
For many US military veterans, the battles and horrors of war don’t end upon their returns home. Faced with PTSD, physical wounds and memories of those lost forces many to turn to numbing the pain with drugs and alcohol. On this episode, we shine a light on those who have taken steps to overcome their own war wounds using unique therapies and have set their sights on helping others.
Ground Zero of the CrisisAired on Aug 17, 2019
Ohio has become ground zero for the United States opioid epidemic. This episode explores the reasons why, as a catastrophic combination of unfettered prescribing of pain medications, along with the strategic geographical distribution appeal of the state, and the massive influx of black tar heroin have become catalysts of the worst drug epidemic in US history.
Addiction Unplugged travels across the country taking a compelling look inside the world of addiction and recovery in the midst of the worst opioid epidemic in US history. Through education, awareness, prevention and solutions-based initiatives, the show chronicles the efforts of organizations in the private and public sectors who are battling this epidemic, and brings to light inspirational stories of real people in recovery. If you are struggling with an addiction and need help, call 1-800-662-HELP.