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Avoiding the Addiction Affliction

Kenosha County Substance Abuse Coalition

When does it stop being a party and start becoming a problem? Is there a way to steer clear of addiction? Every Wednesday, Mike McGowan, host of the podcast "Avoiding the Addiction Affliction," explores substance use disorders with expert guests. The podcast series is sponsored by the Kenosha County Substance Abuse Coalition.

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Kelly P. of Kenosha, Wisconsin


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Mike McGowan


Jessie Close


Jessie Close talks about her diagnosis for bi-polar disorder and how she and her family have worked to eliminate the stigma around mental illness. By sharing her journey and through the additional commitment and dedication of her sister Glenn and the Bring Change 2 Mind organization, Jessie is working to “Change a mind and change a life.” Jessie’s gripping autobiography, Resilience:Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness can be purchased at https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/jessie-close/resilience/9781455548828/biography, and “Bring Change 2 Mind” resources can be accessed at https://bringchange2mind.org.

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