Tragedy and Triumph - Megan Megale

January 10, 2019
Hosted by Josh King, PsyD

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Episode Description

Megan Megale is a success! She's a successful working mom, in a good relationship, and has successful children. And, a son who died from a drug overdose. This story is all too familiar to too many people. Megan joins me on the show to talk about her journey trying to help her son, what she knows now that she wishes she knew then, and the projects she is working on now to help other families who are in similar situations.

The Beyond Addiction Show

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Josh King, PsyD

Josh King, PsyD

Dr. Josh King, a clinical psychologist at the Center for Motivation and Change in New York City, talks to experts, researchers, activists, journalists and more about how to actually help someone change their substance use. From addiction to mental health issues to building a life, Dr. King helps you learn how to move Beyond Addiction.

Dr. King specializes in the treatment of substance abuse and coexisting mental health issues. He believes that everyone has the ability to change, and with the right tools and understanding, they can make lasting and meaningful changes in an effort to live a valued life.

Dr. King has run trainings around the country for parents of children who are struggling with substance use to teach skills that they can use to help their children change their substance use. He has also made regular appearances on radio shows and podcasts to discuss the treatment of substance use and how to make and maintain behavior change. Dr. King is a regular blogger on the Center for Motivation and Change’s blog, which has been called one of the top recovery blogs on the internet, and is a regular contributor to Thrive Global.

If you are trying to change your substance use or any other behavior, Dr. Josh King will help you learn tools and cutting-edge research that will help you make and maintain long-lasting change.

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Episode Directory

February 2019

January 2019

  • 1/24/2019: Going Deep in Addiction Treatment with Dr. Mark Green Coming Soon
  • 1/17/2019: Shannon Caspersen on Adolescents and Substance Use Coming Soon
  • 1/10/2019: Tragedy and Triumph - Megan Megale Listen Now
  • 1/3/2019: Is Addiction a Learning Disorder with Maia Szalavitz Listen Now

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