When does it stop being a party and start becoming a problem? Is there a way to steer clear of addiction?

Every Wednesday, Mike McGowan explores substance use disorders with expert guests.


Make the Pain Go Away

September 23, 2020 22 minutes

Dr. Michael McNett discusses the ongoing epidemic of prescription and opiate drug abuse in our country and what can be done to lead a healthy, fulfilled life. Dr. McNett is the Director for Aurora Hospital’s Department of Non-Interventional Pain Management.

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99 Bottles of Beer Everywhere

September 16, 2020 21 minutes

Julia Sherman talks about the Wisconsin alcohol culture and what local communities can do about it. Julia is the Project Coordinator for the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project. Link to the Project’s website: http://law.wisc.edu/wapp/

Changing Direction, Families, and Substance Abuse

September 8, 2020 19 minutes

Floyd Asonwha discusses families coping with substance use disorders. Floyd is a retired Kenosha Unified School District counselor and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention Specialist.

Real discussions about substance use disorders

August 27, 2020 18 minutes

Guida Brown on the need for honest, real discussions about substance use disorders.