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Sept. 3, 2017
This series explores how addiction alienates and injures Irish families and communities and then reconnects through a journey of healing and shared understandings.Doctors, psychologists, counsellors, recovering addicts and family members, give compelling insights into the dark and gruesome world of addiction as well as revealing effective avenues of recovery that heal wounds and build faith and strength. These raw and sensitive revelations may be upsetting to the listeners at times but they also leave behind an abiding hope. The music that punctuates the interviews on this programme was selected for its relevance to the topics discussed and was generously contributed by Irish singer song writer Damien Dempsey and North Dublin rappers Lethal Dialect and James Costello. Programme one : Facts and fiction about addiction In this programme, you will hear the clear facts and fiction about addiction from our panel of experts including a doctor, a priest, a well-known singer, a famous actor, a rapper, addiction professionals and a recovering addict: • Peter Mc Verry Trust founder Father Peter Mc Verry • & Coolmine Therapeutic Community Staff Member Anita Harris open a window onto the drug scene in Ireland • Blanchardstown rapper James Costello & • Love Hate Actor John Connors talk about addiction in North Dublin and in the travellers community • & Father Peter Mc Verry shows that it also affects people from middle class backgrounds • Dartry addiction Counsellor Stephen Rowen • Coolmine Therapeutic Community Staff Member Anita Harris & • former Rutland Centre Clinical Director Dr. Fiona Weldon discuss the facts and fiction about addiction including prescription tablets, methadone and the hidden dangers of cannabis. • Coolmine Therapeutic Staff Member Anita Harris, • Father Peter Mc. Verry and • Dr. Edmund O’ Flaherty explains how the chemistry of the brain can have an impact on addiction. • Senior Nurse Manager at Blackrock Centre for Living Brian Maguire talks about the connection between addiction and mental health & • Irish singer, song writer Damien Dempsey brings in the spiritual and aspect.
June 28, 2010
Ger Counihan interviews Marie Angeline about her work, the Hatha Yoga Holiday in Portugal and the Shamanic Yoga Retreat in County Meath
May 29, 2010
Joe Mullaly, author of "The Healer's Secret" ahres his views on authentic Love with Marie Angeline
May 14, 2010
Chris Campbell, senior osteopath and founder of Littlejohn Clinic, gives an insight into how osteopathy can assist in balancing our vital force
March 31, 2010
Nigel Woods talk about his day time job as Director of a centre for people with Autism
March 19, 2010
Dr. Michael Corry died recently after a short illness. He was a psychiatrist who campaigned relentlessy for major reforms to be brought in the care of psychiatric patients. In this interview he shared about his book "Depression an emotion, not a disease" and his foundation "Depression Dialogues".
Feb. 19, 2010
Joe Mullaly, Author of The Healer's secret talks about his work, his deep connection with the land and the difference between a healer and a therapist.
Feb. 10, 2010
Aidan Storey, author of Angels of Divine Light, discuss his journey as the reluctant healer.
Feb. 10, 2010
Aidan Storey talks about his childhood and how Angels helped him to deal with the abuse he suffered at school as a child.
Feb. 10, 2010
International Medium and Author Margaret Hurdman talks about her work.