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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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Nov 28, 2021

This episode explores the bio-psycho-social (plus) nuances that go into traumatic experiences.  Luke Montgomery joins us to discuss his latest documentary that asks the questions: What is trauma?  What factors go into the vast responses human beings have to traumatic experiences?  As well as, how can we turn traumatic...

Sep 21, 2021

Charlie the Paramedic joins us again to talk with me about how he has been coping while working on the frontlines of this pandemic.  We also share some funny stories to lighten the mood. 

We discuss the complex misinformation and fear of loss of control that leads to vaccine hesitancy.  It is a normal human reaction to...

Jul 15, 2021

Join the Executive Director of the Montreal Psychedelic Society (Roxanne Hallal) in her discussion with me about the basics of trip sitting and harm reduction!  Folks who joined the livestream were able to ask questions and learn more about why we trip sit, how to know if you're ready to do so, and what to talk...

Jul 15, 2021

I recorded this workshop with The Foundation of International Medical Graduates to provide some tools and resources for maintaining mental health resiliency during stressful challenges.  In addition to residency applications, research and overall being a competitive medical graduate, we need to remember to take care of...

Jun 21, 2021

This special episode features Firefighter, Rob Leathen, and former Police Officer/Founder of Boots On The Ground, Dave McLennan.  The three of us discuss the struggles shared amongst all first responders.  We talk about some of the differences and common struggles faced by Paramedics, Police, Fire Fighters, Corrections...