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Matters of Substance

Thank you for listening to our podcast. We appreciate that you have chosen our podcast to listen to while there is a limitless amount of podcasts to choose from. We began this journey by live broadcasting at a local radio station, WVLP, and quickly realized that there was a need for content about substance use disorder that stretched further than Porter County, Indiana.  It is our hope that through our and our partner's knowledge we can be a source of education while also keeping you entertained.  Thank your for listening.

Apr 26, 2021

Living life with intention as you age can go a long way in helping to prevent substance misuse, isolation and depression.  Diana Iltzsche joins Kaitlyn and Carley to discuss the effect that alcohol can have on older adults. She also discusses the WISE program that teaches older adults how to make healthy lifestyle...

Apr 8, 2021

Guest Klaudia Wojcieschowska, Drug Overdose Prevention Program Director with ISHD, discusses training available to grant funded communities, upcoming grant funding opportunities, administering Naloxone and dispeslling myths about Fentanyl. Visit to find out where you can get Naloxone in...

Mar 31, 2021

In this episode, Ronda Gorby shares her story of recovery and talks about the practices and programs that have helped her maintain long-term recovery.  Join us for this peek into Ronda's captivating life story.

Mar 17, 2021

"We are going to be successful by listening to our communities and funding the services they tell us they need."  Jeremy Turner, Director of ISHD Division of HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis shares what the Indiana State Health Department is doing to prevent and respond to these health challenges.  Listen in as we discuss...

Oct 19, 2020

Kaitlyn and Carley chat with Will Jones from Smart Approaches to Marijuana to talk the need to stop Big Pot from becoming the next Big Tobacco. Will discusses the affects of legalizing Marijuana on youth, the economy and social justice.