Hello! And welcome to my Media area. Here you’ll find a variety of interesting (hopefully) items, and various ‘media’ I've been a part of over the past few years.  Let me know if you have comments or ideas for other media projects.  Also, I do quite a bit of guest speaking at conferences or other such events.  If you’re interested in my appearing for your event, please email me.  I’m always interested in new opportunities!  

The 10 Harm Reduction Names You Should Know: I am deeply honored to be named in an article in Psychology Today by Adi Jaffe, PhD as one of the "Top 10 Harm Reduction Names You Should Know" recently! See the entire article here. (from Psychology Today, Spring 2019)


The Business of Recovery

Join Director Adam Finberg and Producer Greg Horvath on April 26th at 7:45 pm for the WORLD PREMIERE of The Business of Recovery at the Newport Beach Film Festival.  A second screening has been added on April 28th at 5:00 pm. There will also be a panel of experts - some of whom were interviewed for this film - after the screening on Sunday eve.  Please plan to join us!

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The Addiction Show

Join Shira Goldberg each week on The Addiction Show on YouTube for more conversations with experts on a variety of timely subjects!

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Here are recordings of interviews with Change Experts from a now-defunct but terrific web-based radio show (on BlogTalkRadio) called “Change Talk Radio” which I hosted in 2011 while affiliated with AA2. Simply click on each show to listen to that particular podcast.  I found them very instructive and lots of fun to do.


TV & Film Appearances

Dee Dee Stout on Penn & Teller's Bullshit! (Season 2, Episode 11). Skip to 11:58 for Dee Dee



Provocative and insightful, "Kicking and Screaming" is filled with numerous personal stories from the inside of both 12-Step and harm reduction. It is the first book of its kind, answering the question, "What is harm reduction really and what would the founders of AA actually have thought of it?" "Kicking and Screaming" is a blueprint for a new road to recovery - a new look at recovery - and acts as a bridge between 12-Step and harm reduction for the next generation.

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