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Let's talk about what’s killing us, the stuff that’s hard to comprehend and getting worse every day. Lemonada co-founder and author Stephanie Wittels Wachs confronts massive epidemics with humanity, wit, and a quest for progress. Starting with overdose deaths and the opioid crisis, we zoom in on a person’s last day of life, exploring how they got there and how we, as a society, have gotten here.

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In this episode, Dr. Nzinga A. Harrison walks us through detox. Then, Stephanie is joined by Dr. Robert Meyers, the architect of Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT), to discuss the “put your own oxygen mask on first” approach to interventions.Continue the conversation on your phone at https://flick.group/lastday.Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners.  Transcriptionsavailable shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com. Dr. Nzinga HarrisonCRAFTHello FreshSimplisafe
4: Was It Painful?

4: Was It Painful?

2019-10-0900:45:262

Most of us have seen an opioid overdose depicted on TV or in movies, but what happens in real life? On this episode, Stephanie talks to Karen Host, Senior Director at Cataldo Ambulance, and Dr. Jay, an emergency room doctor, about the anatomy of an overdose, whatit’s like to save a life, the immediate aftermath, and the complexity of prescribing opioids for pain in the midst of an opioid crisis. Continue the conversation on your phone at https://flick.group/lastday.Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners. Transcriptions available shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com. Manova Town Hall RegistrationAs Me with SineadBillieCasperWith Friends Like These
On this episode, Stefano Cordova Jr.’s family tries to make sense of Stefano’s overdose death and how they all got here. Then, Dr. Sam Snodgrass, a behavioral pharmacologist with a doctorate in biopsychology, explains how his own addiction to opioids is a disease and why understanding that is key to helping people with substance use disorders. Continue the conversation on your phone at https://flick.group/lastday. Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners.  Transcriptions available shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/. Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com.Broken No MoreLOLA With Friends Like These
2: Stefano’s Last Day

2: Stefano’s Last Day

2019-09-2500:33:072

On this episode, we retrace the steps of Stefano Cordova, Jr. on his last day of life. Stefano died of a fentanyl overdose on October 23, 2017 in Allston, MA. This is where our story begins. Continue the conversation on your phone athttps://flick.group/lastday.Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners.  Transcriptions available shortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com.Terrible, Thanks for Asking Episode #12: Horrible and Wonderful and Figuring it Out
Meet Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of Last Day, and sister of the late Harris Wittels, comedian-writer-producer-actor, who died in 2015 of a heroin overdose. Harris’ close friends, Sarah Silverman and Aziz Ansari, also join Stephanie as she introduces the concept of the show and why it’s critical that it exists. Continue the conversation on your phone athttps://flick.group/lastday.Last Day contains strong language, mature themes, and may not be appropriate for all listeners.  Transcriptions availableshortly after air date at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/.Last Day is presented by www.newchapter.com.Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love, and Loss, by Stephanie Wittels WachsHumblebrag: The Art of False Modesty, by Harris Wittels You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes: Harris Returns (Parks and Rec! Comedy! Don't Stop or We'll Die!) returns to make it weirder!
Official Last Day Trailer

Official Last Day Trailer

2019-09-0900:04:421

Let’s talk about what’s killing us, the stuff that’s hard to comprehend and getting worse every day. Lemonada co-founder and author Stephanie Wittels Wachs confronts massive epidemics with humanity, wit, and a quest for progress. Starting with overdose deaths and the opioid crisis, we zoom in on a person’s last day of life, exploring how they got there and how we, as a society, have gotten here. The first two episodes of Last Day will be released together on September 25, 2019. Join our host, producers and fellow listeners to continue the conversation after Last Day airs each week in our Flick chat room by clicking this link from your phone: https://flick.group/lastday Transcript available at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/last-day/
Last Day: Teaser

Last Day: Teaser

2019-06-1700:04:171

Let’s talk about what’s killing us, the stuff that’s hard to comprehend and getting worse every day. Lemonada co-founder and author Stephanie Wittels Wachs confronts massive epidemics with humanity, wit, and a quest for progress. Zooming-in on a person’s last day of life, we explore how they got there and how we, as a society, have gotten here.Join the Lemonada/Last Day community on the Flick Chat App to continue the conversation. Episodes 1 and 2 will be released on September 25, 2019.
Comments (6)

Valerie Little

Wonderful podcast

Oct 16th
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john klaassens

Wonderful podcast. Laughter, tears, thought provoking all in one. Makes me think of addicts in a whole new light and about their families and what they have to go through as well.

Oct 15th
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Marissa Kay McLeod

as a recovering addict myself, I LOVE this podcast. So much information and it also gives me an insight to how my family felt when I was in active addiction. highly recommend

Oct 12th
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Kayla Umfleet

a very insightful podcast

Oct 11th
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