Kratom as a Harm Reduction Tool

The term harm reduction refers to a public health strategy to reduce negative consequences resulting from activities such as illicit substance use and addiction. Whereas abstinence from dangerous drugs may…

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Toxic Levels of Kratom and LD50 of Mitragynine
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Toxic Levels of Kratom and LD50 of Mitragynine

Mitragynine is the most abundant alkaloid in kratom. Kratom contains about 40 alkaloids that we know of. All of the alkaloids combined make up only 0.5-1.5% of the total leaf…

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32. Angie Childs

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Angie Childs says the road to her addiction started with an abusive childhood. She was first prescribed demerol as a teenager for PTSD-related migraines. After several years of opiate addiction…

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30. Dr. Darshan Singh

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My guest is Dr. Darshan Singh from the Center for Drug Research at the University of Science in Malaysia. Dr. Singh studies substance abuse, addiction treatment, and harm reduction. He…

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27. Stephanie Van Dyke

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Stephanie Van Dyke was on her way to a professional career in rodeo horse riding, until she had an accident, which would give her chronic pain for the rest of…

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22. Suzette Prutsok

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My guest is Suzette Prutsok from Southern California. Suzette is an abstract artist and screenwriter. She was addicted to opiates for years, and after a couple attempts, got sober and…

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