Personal stories of addiction and recovery touch us the most and have the greatest potential to heal and educate. Keriann C. joins us to share her recovery journey in the 21st installment of our series "Recovery Stories.”
"Objects of Addiction", a new exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums, explores the entwined histories of the opium trade and the Chinese art market between the late 18th and early 20th centuries. Curator Sarah Laursen joins us to talk about how opium and Chinese art, acquired through both legal and illicit means, had profound effects on the global economy, cultural landscape, and education—and in the case of opium, on public health and immigration—still reverberate today.
Jon and Abby breakdown how to maximize - and prioritize - mental health during the holiday season.
Grief Counsellor Sairey Luterman joins us to talk about how people coping with death, dying and bereavement should be supported - not "fixed" - and how we can help."
Dr. Srini Pillay, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a leader in the field of Applied Brain Science, joins us to talk about how music, creativity, and the pursuit and nurture of 'flow' can help improve our overall health and well-being.
Devorah Heitner, author of Screenwise, joins us to talk about Growing Up in Public - a new book that shows parents how to help tweens and teens navigate boundaries, identity, privacy, and reputation in their digital world."
It's Sober October! Jon and Abby talk about how our bodies process alcohol, how we can keep ourselves healthy, and how we can support the clinicians and social workers who help us along the way.
Abby and Jon talk about how to help young people stay healthy by finding a bigger purpose in life, and how all of us can better learn to manage our emotions - especially when angry.
Summer has begun! Jon and Abby talk about the mental health benefits of the sun, and the summer, and the role serotonin plays in health and happiness.
Is there a science to finding happiness? Jon and Abby talk about a new study that looks into what makes us happy, and why.
Jon and Abby discuss two new studies that look into the effects of combining alcohol and cannabis, and the effects of loneliness and connection, respectively.
Jon and Abby talk about the "math" behind how varying alcohol amounts affect the body, and how to add wellness to the equation.
Personal stories of addiction and recovery touch us the most and have the greatest potential to heal and educate. Cortney joins us to share her recovery journey in the 19th installment of our series "Recovery Stories.”
Jon and Abby talk about new studies on how sleep and exercise can mitigate the effects of depression and anxiety.
Jon and Abby go behind the headlines to talk about the hot topics of the month.
Personal stories of addiction and recovery touch us the most and have the greatest potential to heal and educate. Brenda C. joins us to share her recovery journey in the 18th installment of our series "Recovery Stories.”
While the effects of addiction on someone with a substance use disorder are often readily apparent, the impact on families is less understood and certainly under supported. Alicia Ventura, Director of Special Projects and Research for the Grayken Center for Addiction TTA Program at Boston Medical Center, joins us to share what families can do to positively affect the outcome for their loved one with a substance use disorder.