Podcast – Overcoming addiction

Speak Up Kōrerotia logoChristchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from New Zealand’s only specialist human rights radio show Speak up – Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton.

The latest episode deals with overcoming addiction and covers topics such as:

  • What is addiction?
  • Why can’t people stop? – chemicals in the brain
  • Impact on family
  • Barriers to overcoming addiction

This show includes discussion with Doug Sellman, Director of the University of Otago’s National Addiction Centre, mental health and addiction advocate Damian Holt and recovering alcoholic Marg Browne, and co-host Mallory Quail.

Transcript of the audio file

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