Welcome Back! This week on the show we are joined by special guest, Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Marc Swogger!! Before our interview I will be getting into some business and personal update, with some very special announcements! Our updates are followed by our preview look into our next show where we will be dissecting the latest in anti-kratom propaganda, misinformation and flat out lies perpetrated by Angela Kennecke's in her 6-part South Dakota KELO news series.
Dr. Marc Swogger is a clinical psychologist. He’s an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His research focuses on therapeutic and harmful substance use, as well as psychopathy and violence among justice-involved people. Clinically, Dr. Swogger specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders. He studies both therapeutic and harmful substance use. Recently, his research has focused on the potential individual and public health effects of kratom use.
Dr. Swogger's research background includes numerous studies of violence, suicidal behavior, and recidivism among justice-involved people. Since 2017 he has been doing Pro-bono consultation for the Drug Policy Alliance, policymakers, and the American Kratom Association as a science expert on kratom. This work includes co-writing science letters to Senators, the Executive Branch, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the government of Indonesia. He has met with senior staff of nine US Senators concerning kratom. He has been featured in Business Insider, VICE, Washington Post, New York Times, New Scientist, Live Science, HowStuffWorks, Healthline, Wired and More!
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7:10 - Dr. Swogger preview
8:15 - KELO anti-kratom propaganda preview
10:15 - Business update
19:20 - KELO anti-kratom propaganda
30:50 - Interview w/ Dr. Swogger
Music by: Lion Heights
Tracks: “Good One” | “Aint What It Seems” | “Dread Step”
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