Choose Your Struggle

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This week, Jay chats with author and harm reduction advocate David Poses!

Show Notes

Season 2, Episode 75

Dispelling Myths and Destroying Stigma with David Poses

This week, Jay chats with an incredible guest, the author and advocate David Poses. David is in recovery and advocates for better treatment of drug users and those struggling with substance misuse. David is a guy Jay really looks up to and admires for his advocacy and his beautiful writing ability.

Check out David's book, The Weight of Air, wherever you buy books (or at Choose Your Struggle's Bookshop!) and follow him on social media (here's his twitter: and check out his website:!

Today's Good Egg: Enjoy the nice weather wherever you are!
Looking for someone to wow your audience now that the world is reopening? My speaking calendar is booking up fast! But if you're interested in bringing me to your campus, your community group, your organization or any other location to speak about Mental Health, Substance Misuse & Recovery, or Drug Use & Policy, reach out to my strategist Ryan Holzhauer at

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What is Choose Your Struggle?

Discussing issues of Mental Health, Substance Misuse and Recovery, and Drug Use & Policy with host Jay Shifman, Speaker, Storyteller, and Advocate.

Each week Jay chats with interesting guests as they seek to destroy stigma and advocate for honest, educational conversations that motivate positive change.

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Choose Your Struggle has been streamed in over thirty-five countries and is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you get your podcasts.

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