Hooked – An LGBTIQA+ Podcast on Addiction

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Addressing the crisis of addiction in LGBTI community.

Australia 47 Episodes

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Russ and David are back for week three of their exploration into musicians who have their own tales of addiction and recovery. If You Need Support: If you hear something on-air or in this podcast that may be causing you…

Russ and David are back in their home studio, shine a light on more musicians who have their own tales of addiction and recovery. If You Need Support: If you hear something on-air or in this podcast that may be…

Russ and David shine a light on musicians who have their own tales of addiction and recovery. If You Need Support: If you hear something on-air or in this podcast that may be causing you distress or may have raised…

Dr Jared dials in to share how the pandemic has affected psychiatrists and the people they support. Which of our emotional responses to this pandemic are normal and expected? How can we deal with them? What should we look out…

Joy94.9 alumni Dr Glen Hoskings dials in to discuss how the pandemic might be affecting our community from a mental health perspective. How can we get help? What factors might be contributing to our mental wellness? Should we limit our…

Russ and David are back in the studio! Faye Lawrence joins them over the phone to talk about the Untoxicated group she founded when she decided she wanted to be able to socialise away from alcohol. How do you change…

Now seemed like a good time to revisit this great interview we did in June 2019 with Dr Grant Blashki, the Lead Clinical Advisor for BeyondBlue. We hope you are keeping well, and that you enjoy this encore podcast. Grant joins…

To celebrate the JOY 94.9 Radiothon, David and Russ dial in three past guests to check in on how they are doing. They each reflect on how important independent community radio like JOY 94.9 means to them, as a place…

David and Russ are joined by Tosh who shares his story into, and out of, self-harm. This is a repeat episode from 2019 of which we are particularly proud. It’s also the first episode in which we were joined by…

David talks with Caterina Giorgi, from The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) at https://fare.org.au/ about the increase in online alcohol purchasing due to COVID-19. Later, Nadine (FARE Board Member). He’s then joined by FARE Board member, Associate Professor…

Russ and David are joined by the team behind QuitFlicks, and the competition winners. With addiction rates in our community double that of the general community, is smoking part of... LEARN MORE The post Smoking and the LGBTIQ+ community –…

Tracey and Sebastian join Russ and David share the stories of their first steps into the frameworks provided by support groups. What might a first meeting look like? What support... LEARN MORE The post Taking the first steps – Tracey…

We check in on how feelings of isolation might be impacting people in addiction and recovery right now. Russ shares his story of finding his way into – and out... LEARN MORE The post Finding a way out of addiction…

There’s no guest tonight as David and Russ take the lead this episode, discussing things people might do if they are thinking of taking the first step towards addressing their... LEARN MORE The post Taking the first step – David…

Ali is a Victorian pharmacist, who was last on our show in February 2019. He joins us in the studio to update us on what it’s been liking working with... LEARN MORE The post Managing addictive medications – Ali the…

Torrey Orton is a psychologist who practices psychotherapy. He joins David and Russ in the studio to share his perspective on the therapeutic treatment of addiction. How might you choose... LEARN MORE The post Exploring underlying issues in therapy –…

Big Daddy, Maddie and David value the role that 12 step recovery programs have played in their recovery. They join us in the studio where Russ leads a simulation of... LEARN MORE The post Finding support in recovery meetings –…

Trent and Steve are currently in rehab, and have become good friends. They join us in the studio to share an insider view of what day-to-day life is like once... LEARN MORE The post Learning life skills in rehab –…

We’re so glad to be back! In our first episode for 2020, we have a great chat with Jeremy and Daniel from Q Health, a free counselling and support service... LEARN MORE The post Person-centred support – Jeremy and Daniel…

Russ, Paul and David get together and reflect on the wonderful 16 episodes we’ve shared since April. What have we learnt? Which episodes should you go back and listen to... LEARN MORE The post Looking back on another 16 episodes…

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