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We began this journey by broadcasting live at a local radio station, WVLP, and quickly realized that there was a demand for information 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 an entertaining source of education.

May 29, 2020

In this episode, Dakota Taylor discusses his role as an intern for the Porter County Substance Abuse Council. Listen in as Carley and Dakota speak about the importance of internships within the community, and how they can positively impact the agency they work with while developing professional skills.

May 28, 2020

On this episode Smart Approaches to Marijuana's Vice President of Government Affairs, Garth Van Meter, discusses what outcomes have been observed since the legalization of recreational marijuana and Big Tobacco's roll in legalization.  Listen in to learn about social justice issues, youth use and the economic...

May 15, 2020

In this episode of our 2-part MAT series, Carley and Kaitlyn further discuss what it may be like for someone going through medicated assisted treatment. Including the importance of following the prescription and treatment plan given by physician and what other self-help programs are appropriate for individuals in...

May 9, 2020

In this episode, the first of a two part series, Kaitlyn and Carley discuss Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT).  Listen in and learn how MAT is being used to help those struggling with Substance Use Disorder.


May 1, 2020

In this episode Carley and Porter Starke Services Director of Prevention and Education, Todd Willis, discuss Ketamine as a treatment for depression.  Todd explains how a medication primarily used as an anesthetic since the 1970's recently became the most promising medication to combat Treatment Resistant Depression.