Addiction Recovery Channel

Producer

Description

Ed Baker is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor with over 30 years’ experience in the Substance Use field. Join Ed in learning from individuals with extensive professional and personal experience related to all aspects of addiction, recovery, prevention, and policy.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2018-11-12
Format: 2018-11-12
Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use in Vermont - 11/09/2018
Host Ed Baker and his noted guest Richard Rawson, Ph.D., Research Professor at UVM, discuss the current situation we face in Vermont today—unprecedented opioid use and the very real rapid increase in both cocaine and methamphetamine use—...
November Promo - 11/09/2018
Ed Baker's promo for November's episode of Addiction Recovery Channel.  This month's guest is Richard Rawsom, Ph.D.
Looking at Bess O'Brien's New Documentary - "Coming Home" - 10/08/2018
Ed Baker and his esteemed guest Bess O’Brien discuss Bess' new documentary film “Coming Home,” a film focused on five people returning back to their Vermont communities from prison. Bess is perhaps most noted for her...
Attorney General TJ Donovan - 09/07/2018
Join host Ed Baker and Attorney General TJ Donovan for an important update on the Attorney General’s recent positions on selling marijuana in Vermont; access to Buprenorphine, a very effective pharmacological treatment for Opioid Use Disorder...
Life-Saving Prescription Practices and Emergency Department Innovations: UVM Health Network Leads The Way - 08/03/2018
Host Ed Baker and his guest Stephen Leffler, M.D., discuss opioid prescribing trends within the UVM Health Network and life-saving innovations now in place at the UVM Emergency Department. Dr. Leffler is the Chief Population Health and Quality...
Legal Marijuana in Vermont - Myths, Facts and Talking To Your Adolescent - 07/06/2018
In this episode, Ed speaks with guests Mariah Sanderson, Coalition Director of Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community, and Dean Whitlock, an author and a member of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-VT). As both medical and non-medical...
The Theory and Practice of Harm Reduction - 06/01/2018
Join ARC Host Ed Baker and his guest Theresa Vezina, Associate Director of Vermont CARES, as they explore and explain the purpose and intent of what is known as “harm reduction” regarding substance use. You won’t want to miss this...
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger Reflects on the Opioid Epidemic - 04/20/2018
Ed Baker speaks with Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger as he reflects upon his history as mayor during the opioid epidemic and outlines current and future initiatives.
Law Enforcement and Public Safety During The Opioid Epidemic - 03/23/2018
Ed Baker’s guest for this show is Brandon del Pozo, Chief of Burlington’s Police Department since 2015. Chief del Pozo reflects upon his tenure as Police Chief, the challenges he and his department face as a result of the influx of...
Statewide Drug Use Prevention - 02/23/2018
Jolinda LaClair, Director of Drug Prevention Policy for Vermont's Opioid Coordination Council, is the guest of Ed Baker on this month's Addiction Recovery Channel. Jolinda will talk about her experiences so far leading the opioid council's most...
Safe Injection Facilities - 01/19/2018
Join Ed Baker for a revealing and informative interview with Sarah George, Vermont State’s Attorney for Chittenden County. Ms. George reflects upon her first year as State’s Attorney, what her lessons learned have been, and her...
Dr. John Brooklyn and the Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorder - 12/08/2017
Ed Baker sits down with Dr. John Brooklyn, noted innovator in the field of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Brooklyn is currently the Medical Director of the UVM Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Burlington, VT. Dr. Brooklyn has been a leader in research...
Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan - 11/09/2017
Take a close look at Attorney General Donovan’s positions on the opioid crisis we face in Vermont. In 2010, then State’s Attorney Donovan created the Rapid Intervention Community Court, an award-winning criminal justice program available...
One Young Man’s Story - 10/23/2017
Ed Baker’s guest on this Addiction Recovery Channel Show is Cliff Bauman. Cliff tells the story of how he developed the brain disease of addiction. He reveals the progression of this disease, and how in time it nearly destroyed his life and...
Medication-Assisted Treatment - 09/28/2017
Host Ed Baker discusses the use of Methadone and Buprenorphine with his guest Jason Goguen, an expert in medications for opioid use disorder. Together they clear up misunderstandings about the way these lifesaving medications work. They talk about...