End It For Good
Ep. 28 - Interview: Chief Mike Ward - A police chief, a funeral, and a hire that changed police response in their city

Ep. 28 - Interview: Chief Mike Ward - A police chief, a funeral, and a hire that changed police response in their city

November 10, 2019

Chief Mike Ward has spent his career in law enforcement, but was frustrated at how little they could do to help so many of the people they came in contact with, particularly people struggling with drug addiction. So he did something they had never done before, and successfully changed the landscape of police response in their community.  

Ep. 27 - Interview: Timothy King - Part 2 - Grace changed his addiction, research changed his mind

Ep. 27 - Interview: Timothy King - Part 2 - Grace changed his addiction, research changed his mind

October 27, 2019

Timothy King is the author of "Addiction Nation: What the opioid crisis reveals about us." He shares the conversation that started him on the path to recovery, and what changed his mind about the Drug War.

Ep. 26 - Interview: Timothy King - William Wilberforce’s addiction and Christianity’s response to drugs

Ep. 26 - Interview: Timothy King - William Wilberforce’s addiction and Christianity’s response to drugs

October 6, 2019

Timothy McMahan King, author of the new book "Addiction Nation," explores the transformative power of grace, how Christians can respond to the war on drugs, and why our world may have looked very different had the drug war raged while William Wilberforce was alive. 

Ep. 25 - Interview: Bridgette Walton - My journey from addiction to recovery

Ep. 25 - Interview: Bridgette Walton - My journey from addiction to recovery

September 22, 2019

Bridgette Walton spent years using drugs, with multiple run-ins with the law. She shares her journey of hope - from a life in active addiction, through sobriety and relapse, and now in long-term recovery.

Ep. 24 - Interview: Dr. Scott MacDonald - The Success of Prescription Heroin

Ep. 24 - Interview: Dr. Scott MacDonald - The Success of Prescription Heroin

September 8, 2019

Dr. Scott MacDonald is the lead doctor at Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver, which provides prescription heroin to heroin-addicted people. "We see lives transformed on a daily basis," he says. How is this possible with an approach so counter-intuitive? He joins us on the podcast today. 

Ep. 23 - Interview: Fred & Pauline Rogers - From Prison to Leading The Rech Foundation

Ep. 23 - Interview: Fred & Pauline Rogers - From Prison to Leading The Rech Foundation

August 25, 2019

Fred & Pauline Rogers both spent time in prison. After they were released, they met, married, and have been on a mission to help other incarcerated people navigate re-entry and rebuild their lives, with a 0% recidivism rate.

Ep. 22 - Interview: Kelly Williams - Foster Care, Addiction, and Healing Vulnerable Families

Ep. 22 - Interview: Kelly Williams - Foster Care, Addiction, and Healing Vulnerable Families

August 11, 2019

A frequent reason for removing children from their parents' custody and putting them in foster care is "drugs." Kelly Williams is an attorney who has worked in all aspects of child custody and joins us to unpack why kids are removed, why that can happen unnecessarily, and how we can approach child custody and drugs in ways that help families heal.

Ep. 21 - A Chain Reaction - How 12 people in a restaurant became End It For Good

Ep. 21 - A Chain Reaction - How 12 people in a restaurant became End It For Good

July 28, 2019

This isn't the story of 1 woman on a mission. It's the story of a woman finding a movement waiting to be given a voice. Join us as we paint the picture of how End It For Good was born, why it's grown so quickly, and what we're aiming for as the movement builds. 

Ep. 20 - The Crazy Bucket: How A Regulated Market Becomes Reality

Ep. 20 - The Crazy Bucket: How A Regulated Market Becomes Reality

July 14, 2019

How does a country so enmeshed in drug prohibition actually change its laws? If you've ever thought, "This all sounds great, but a legal market will never happen," you need to know about the "crazy bucket." Join us today to explore how these ideas become reality.

Ep. 19 - Interview: Dr. Lt. James Nolan - Confidential Informants - Minors, undercover police work, and broken trust

Ep. 19 - Interview: Dr. Lt. James Nolan - Confidential Informants - Minors, undercover police work, and broken trust

June 30, 2019

In Mississippi, a minor can agree to become a Confidential Informant without their parents even knowing, much less consenting. Dr. Lt. James Nolan spent years as a drug enforcement officer, performing undercover work himself, and joins us to unpack what a CI is, the fear that is leveraged to get participants, and why these programs are so damaging to community trust and ultimately public safety.