"I remember the pharmacist—or the guy in the white coat—he goes, 'Is there anything you need?'…and I said, 'No.' Then he goes, 'Is there anything you don't need?" —Matt in Mexico
Matt is the founder of AddictionUnscripted.com (prev The Real Edition), a publishing platform on all things addiction and recovery. He is also an outspoken advocate for finding new forms of treatment beyond that of 12-step based programs. Matt is also open about his occasional drinking—which some seem to have a problem with.
Matt is the creator and co-host of the just-launched @addiction-unscripted podcast.
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Remember that one episode of Since Right Now when Matt's mom was the special guest star?
Well, now you will.
In which Camus and Nietzsche make appearances.
"Good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
Jeff & Matt & Chris find some measure of contentment in this, our fourth, week of socially distanced podcasting.