SPEAKING FOR MATFORCE

Marijuana Harmless? think Again

I am very excited to be speaking about the link between marijuana and mental illness for http://www.matforce.org/, the top provider of prevention education and recovery support in Yavapai County in Arizona. Originally, I was introduced to them by my good friend, Sally Schindel. Sally has worked with them for years. I am very fortunate to have…

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DR. JOE SHOW – A RADIO BROADCAST IN MASSACHUSETTS

Dr. Shrand IM Approach

Dr. Joseph Shrand and I have some things in common. We both care about drug prevention education and we both like to use theater to help teach it. While preparing for this interview, I listened to several interviews. I learned about his I-M Approach teaching we all want to be valued by someone else. When…

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PODCAST WITH THE INSPIRATIONAL DR. RONEET LEV

High Truths Logo

Dr. Roneet Lev is a former White House Appointee. She is a fierce advocate for drug reform and consumer protections. She also has a fantastic podcast called High Truths about drugs and addiction. We had a lively conversation about A Night In Jail and we play a clip from the audiobook. We also talk about the efforts we…

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Live 2 Hour Conversation with We the People Radio

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I was on live for two hours with the very engaging and entertaining Erin and Bill from We The People Radio. We talked a lot about A Night In Jail and my brother’s involvement in writing the story. They said a lot of nice things about this website so I gave a shout-out to Power Ten Web…

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Why Aren’t Our Lawmakers Being Honest About THC Risks?

Heidi Swan And Chuck Schumer

A friend of mine sent me this screenshot. It made me laugh. I never would have imagined I’d be juxtaposed with Senator Schumer–ever. What an honor. That said, the topic is not funny and I demand our lawmakers stop making light of legalization. Whatever position a person has on it, the truth about the effects…

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Teen Discussion About The Effects of THC Normalization

Teen discussing peer pressure influence on marijuana use

In preparation for the 2nd Annual Teaching Cannabis Awareness & Prevention Workshop (co-chaired by Dr. Bonnie Halpern of Stanford), I produced a highlight video of improvisational exercises with teen actors. These were based on themes from A Night In Jail. Following the exercises, we had a discussion. This video is a slightly longer version of the discussion highlights.…

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