Extra! Extra! Recovery in the News ¡GetSmart! With Erin Moore Crossover Episode

RMA-Episode 65 Show Notes:

 

This week on RMA,  Erin Moore returns to the podcast to discuss addiction, connection, alienation and Maia Szalavitz’s recent Op-Ed in the NY Times, Opioids Feel Like Love. That’s Why They’re Deadly in Tough Times. What is the relationship between our endogenous opiate system and social disconnection? Can connecting with other people really lower our propensity for addiction? Tune in to hear the discussion. 

 

Plus, Recovery in the News, The Week in Weird, Monksters Speak and a holiday themed  life update, on a contented, stress-free, yet occasionally anhedonic episode of Recovery in the Middle Ages

 

LINKS:

 

Erin Moore:

 

https://fallingphoenix.com/

 

Maia Szalavitz:

 

 Opioids Feel Like Love. That’s Why They’re Deadly in Tough Times.

Recovery News You Can Use

 

https://www.soberliningsplaybook.com/

Recovery in the News:

 
Supervised Injection Sites Open in NYC

Lawmakers want to strengthen access to non-religious substance abuse treatment services

 

The Week in Weird:

 

Is that a Rock on the Moon or a Hut full of Aliens?

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