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The Rush

Drugs: Escaping Reality


There are plenty of drugs both legal and illegal that people use every day. For some it's a casual thing, for others it's a debilitating practice that consumes their thoughts. Drugs appear to be a gateway to escaping reality, but is it really that simple? Josh talks with a recovered ice addict, the head of an addiction lab, and revisits his own past to find out more. Dive deep into the rush... of drugs. If this episode has affected you in any way, you can call the National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline for free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs on 1800 250 015, or chat online via The Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS) Web Chat https://yourroom.health.nsw.gov.au/getting-help/Pages/ADIS-Web-Chat.aspx LINKS Josh Szeps @joshszeps Nova Podcasts Instagram @novapodcastsofficial Prof Andrew Lawrence https://florey.edu.au/science-research/scientist-directory/professor-andrew-lawrence Australian Anti Ice Campaign https://australianantiicecampaign.org.au/ CREDITS Host: Josh Szeps Managing Producer: Elle Beattie Producer: Amy Kimball Editor: Adrian Walton See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.