Say Why To Drugs
Dr Suzi Gage and Scroobius Pip discuss psychedelics, including LSD, magic mushrooms and DMT. The risks of taking them, but also potential medical benefits currently being investigated. As well as discussing myths surrounding psychedelics.
Spiking - with Dr Lata Gautam
There have been many reports about drink spiking in recent weeks and months. Suzi is joined by Dr Lata Gautam from Anglia Ruskin University to talk about what we mean by drink spiking, what substances are thought to be used, and what a person might experience if their drink is spiked. Lata also describes some of her work exploring what people understand about spiking, and what can be done to try and prevent it from occurring.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-58994755https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqLAAtWw3TQhttps://theconversation.com/drink-spiking-why-so-little-is-still-known-about-this-horrifying-trend-170421
Say Why to Drugs is back, as Suzi emerges bleary eyed from the first year of being a mum, what better time to talk about alcohol use and motherhood? Well, it's even better than that as it's Baby Week AND alcohol awareness week from 15th November. Suzi is joined by Abi Rose and Leila Goodman to talk about alcohol use in mums, the evidence and our own experiences. Why it might be appealing, what the risks are, why it's hard to do research in this area. As mentioned in the podcast, on 18th Abi is running an interactive workshop, and you can sign up for it here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-women-drink-tickets-186057381637Here are some other links that might be useful too:https://www.lullabytrust.org.ukhttps://alcoholchange.org.ukhttps://www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk
Drugs and Sex - recorded live at Vault Festival
A live episode recorded earlier in the year in London at Vault Festival, in association with Child.org. Suzi speaks to Alex Aldridge. Alex is a Phd student at Royal Holloway, researching sex, drugs and sexual ethics. The conversation touches on various aspects around drug use during or around sex, including chemsex, issues of consent, and in particular around how women use drugs with sex, an often overlooked area of research.