75. Founder of “Never Use Alone” Mike Brown

Kratom Science Podcast
Kratom Science Podcast
75. Founder of "Never Use Alone" Mike Brown

“NO JUDGEMENT, NO SHAMING, NO PREACHING, JUST LOVE! (800) 484-3731 If you are going to use by yourself, call us! You will be asked for your first name, location, and the number you are calling from. An operator will stay on the line with you while you use. If you stop responding after using, the operator will notify emergency services of an \”unresponsive person\” at your location.”

– From neverusealone.com

Mike Brown has been working in harm reduction for much of his career. He is a former IV heroin user, and founder of Never Use Alone, a hotline people who are using drugs can call if they are worried about overdosing. We talk about Mike’s experience with kratom and why the people who told him “You can’t get withdrawals from it” were wrong, what’s wrong with 12-step programs, why harm reduction works better than abstinence, and why the war on drugs is doing more damage than healing.

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3 thoughts on “75. Founder of “Never Use Alone” Mike Brown”

  1. Happy to have found this podcast! I listened to the episode featuring Mike Brown, and look forward to listening to more. I belong to a kratom group on FB and shared this info with the group. Enjoy your weekend.

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