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Hear what leading addiction and recovery experts are talking about—addiction trends, topics and challenges as well as research, practices and advances that point the most promising way forward. Author and recovery advocate William C. Moyers serves as host of this thought-provoking interview series, brought to you by the renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Listen in on Moyers’ conversations with his colleagues who work at the forefront of addiction treatment, recovery and prevention, including noted clinicians, researchers, academics and other thought leaders. With equal parts information and inspiration, Let’s Talk Addiction & Recovery opens the door to help, healing and hope.

Nov 18, 2020

After a decades-long struggle, federal legislation now deems addiction treatment an essential health care benefit, mandating insurance coverage on par with other medical conditions. So why do advocates view this as only a first step toward achieving recovery parity? Listen in as host William C. Moyers talks with...


Nov 4, 2020

"How are you?" has never been such a loaded question. From the COVID-19 pandemic to civic and racial strife to the economic downturn, everyone's on stress-overload. Listen in as host William C. Moyers talks with clinician Princess Drake, PsyD, about practical mental health self-care strategies and helpful professional...


Oct 21, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the expansion of telehealth treatment services, experts predict continual advances and growth in virtual care for substance use disorders. Listen in as host William C. Moyers talks with clinician Jennifer Nelson, who has been instrumental in Hazelden Betty Ford's rapid escalation...


Oct 7, 2020

Sharing poignant memories and historical context at every turn, Susan Ford Bales guides you on this singular walking tour of the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California. The daughter of first lady Betty Ford offers a behind-the-scenes look at the heralded addiction treatment center her mother co-founded in...


Sep 30, 2020

Blackout drunk and behind the wheel, Jessica H. caused an accident that sent her first to the hospital and then to a jail holding cell. As a social worker, Jessica knew her drinking was problematic, but she didn't see herself as "an alcoholic"—until, locked up and awaiting release on bail, the truth...