Episode: The Ripple Effects of Addiction

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The Ripple Effects of Addiction

Today, we are breaking the mold on a topic that touches everyone in some way: addiction. And it isn’t limited to drugs and alcohol like we’ve always thought. We can have addictions to food, sex, technology, work. The list of compulsive behaviors that yield potentially negative consequences is endless. This week Jaime is joined by Dr. Nzinga Harrison, a psychiatrist, addiction specialist, and host of the podcast In Recovery, who takes the shame out of the conversation and might just change the way you think about addiction forever. Jaime opens up about her lifelong struggle with body dysmorphia and gets a new perspective on her past history with cocaine. Together, they answer questions about what to do if your partner has a severe addiction and how to determine if you can live with the consequences of someone’s addiction.


FYI: Tell Me What To Do contains mature language and themes that may not be suitable for all listeners.


Please note, this show is hosted and produced by a team that does not have any clinical or other mental or physical health training. If you are having a health or mental health crisis or emergency, please contact 911. For non-emergency mental health and addiction needs, try https://www.samhsa.gov/ for national and local resources. 


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