What Heroin and PillAddiction is Doing to American Families with Alicia Cook

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What Heroin and PillAddiction is Doing to American Families with Alicia Cook

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00:00:00Lucid moments with her are fewer and far between she is but I'm not forgetting who she used to be
00:00:08God tell me what to do when you lose a person who is still standing in front of you dear God please don't take her away from me there is still so much in life she has yet to see like true love nephews and nieces and things with time like old age creases
00:00:26dear God please allow her just one more turn to take back her life and learn that she is here for a reason that this cold weather is nothing but a passing season show her clear days could be found a head but none of this is possible if she is first found dead God you have shown me the devil lives in this powder and if you can't hear my plea I promise to pray louder
00:01:16welcome to episode 27 of unscripted I'm your host now daily psychotherapist journalist TV commentator and mother and you've just heard the voice of author and award-winning activist Alicia cook reading a poem she wrote about heroin addiction
00:01:36the best way for us to ...
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By Nell Daly
Join Nell Daly, a highly credentialed psychotherapist, nationally recognized television commentator and journalist, as she opens up and shares her personal journey from being a conventionally trained, pro-pharma psychotherapist, with a private practice in New York City, to one of the leading advocates for holistic psychiatry in the country.
After realizing that it's now estimated that over 80 million Americans are on psychiatric medications – including one out of every four women during her child bearing years and millions of elementary school aged children -- Daly relentlessly begins to explore the many alternative ways to heal our minds, bodies and souls, which includes venturing into the metaphysical world (a place this "accidental spiritualist" never thought she would find herself).
Through in-depth interviews (that span from deeply moving to funny to occasionally explicit) with some of the world’s most respected thought leaders—from scientists and thinkers, to doctors, shamans, award winning investigative reporters and spiritual healers – and plenty of others in between— Nell takes a candid look at her profession and then becomes a human guinea pig, all in the hopes of helping people get Unscripted.
Learning everything she can about where science, medicine and spirituality meet, Daly discusses stages of enlightenment, higher consciousness living, new relationship paradigms (think open marriages and the rise of the divine feminine) sexuality, nutrition, the value of facing our sorrows, micro-dosing, ayahuasca, eco-therapy, drive theory, meditation, the connection between creativity and mental health, psycho-spirituality and the value of honing intuition (occasionally talking about all of it in a single episode).

A Point Zero production, this podcast is for anyone who has ever struggled with sorrow, love, addiction, loss, grief, and loneliness. Anyone who’s ever been on medication and wanted to get off of it. Anyone who’s ever been curious about spirituality or the burgeoning field of soul-psychology. Anyone who has ever wondered if the universe really does have their back. And anyone who wants to harness their innate power not only to cope, but to thrive.
31 episodes · since Mar, 2017
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