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This podcast explores experiences and ideas from first responders, healthcare workers, and folks across many walks of life. These include unique perspectives on topics related to emergency medicine, mental health, addictions, health, well-being, and human behaviour. 

The primary goals are to translate this experience to the general public, while training harm reduction workers and first responders on the frontlines in our communities. It also serves as a platform to share updates and useful information on these and related topics. This podcast does not condone any illegal activity. It operates as a platform for education, harm reduction, social activism, and open dialogue for ideas.

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Dec 14, 2018

For this episode I am joined by my friend Maggie Grainger to talk about ADD/ADHD and cognitive functioning. Maggie has a BSc in Biological Anthropology and Psychology, now expanding her expertise into Addictions and Mental Health Work. Maggie helps me take apart the different symptoms of ADD/ADHD in both men and women,...

Dec 6, 2018

This is a special segment of Flight of Thoughts.  This time we look at Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining".  I am joined by my good friend Chris Kinsella, a horror movie connoisseur and lover of the darkly comedic, artistically surreal, and disturbing aspects of the genre.  Our goal is to combine our passions to break...

Nov 14, 2018

This was a very intense, engaging conversation about the human brain and it’s processes. Why do some people thrive in chaos and others fall apart? Why do psychedelics help heal trauma? Daniel Greig has been studying cognitive science and philosophy at the University of Toronto with a growing passion about...

Oct 27, 2018

Sébastien Clermont is a filmmaker and student at York University, with his film-making style ranging from experimental to documentary style.  Recently, he has been exploring major Canadian issues that have been emerging in mental healthcare.  The documentary he is currently working on covers the...

Oct 22, 2018

I recorded this a week or so before cannabis was legalized here in Canada.  I chose to release this episode a few days after to give everyone access to some useful harm reduction tips for recreational cannabis use, as well as how to be more effective with using it for medical purposes.  This episode includes how...