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: 2019-07-20
Format: 2019-07-20
Understanding and Supporting People With Addiction - 07/12/2019
This month’s Addiction Recovery Channel features a talk by host and producer Ed Baker. Thirty years of clinical practice informs Ed’s understanding of people with substance use disorder. He has had the privilege of listening very...
People with Substance Use Disorder and the Work Force - 05/31/2019
Join ARC Host Ed Baker and his accomplished guests, Christine Johnson and Ron Stankevich, as they explore and explain the potential benefits of hiring people who are in recovery from or with substance use disorders. This is an important step for...
Harm Reduction - What is it? How is it done? What are the benefits? - 05/13/2019
Host and producer Ed Baker is joined by his distinguished guests Grace Keller, Executive Director of Safe Recovery Vermont, and Kimberly Blake, MD, to discuss what’s known as “Harm Reduction” as it applies to people who inject...
May Promo - Harm Reduction - 05/13/2019
Ed Baker discusses the topic for May's episode of the Addiction Recovery Channel. Host and producer Ed Baker is joined by his distinguished guests Grace Keller, Executive Director of Safe Recovery Vermont, and Kimberly Blake, MD, to discuss what...
Challenges, Accomplishments, and Harm Reduction in Vermont - 04/04/2019
Join Host/Producer Ed Baker and his guest this month, Mark Levine M.D., Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health. Dr. Levine frankly discusses the realities of what we face in Vermont today regarding substance use and Opioid Use Disorder and our...
Opioid Overdose Fatalities Reduced by 50% in Chittenden County, Vermont - 03/20/2019
Join Host/Producer Ed Baker and his accomplished guests Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Chief of Police Brandon del Pozo as they examine the policies and protocols they and their partners have initiated to both stem and reverse the tide of...
ARC April Promo - 03/20/2019
Ed Baker promotes his April episode for the Addiction Recovery Channel. https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/opioid-overdose-fatalities-reduced-50-chittenden-county-vermont
Treatment - 02/19/2019
We in Vermont face an unprecedented public health crisis today: The Opioid Epidemic. Join host/producer Ed Baker and his three distinguished guests, leaders in the field of Addiction Treatment, as they fully explain the treatments for Opioid Use...
Emergency Department Peer Recovery Coaching Program - 02/07/2019
This show highlights a truly innovative partnership between the University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department and the Recovery Coach Program at the Turning Point Center of Chittenden County. Guests Maureen Leahy and Cam Lauf join host/...
Touring the Turning Point Center - 01/10/2019
Join ARC Host/Producer Ed Baker and his guests from the Turning Point Center of Chittenden County (TPCCC) Gary De Carolis, Executive Director, and Craig Weatherly, Board President. This show zeroes-in on recovery from substance use disorder and the...
The Science of Addiction - 12/07/2018
Join Host and Community Producer Ed Baker as he sits down with Peter Jackson, MD, an Addiction Psychiatrist practicing at UVM Health Center. Dr. Jackson explains the science of the human brain, the risk factors for addiction, and changes that occur...
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...

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