Return guest Patrick Schmidt (Netflix Life, FanSided) stops by to talk about Season 4, Episode 6 of this week on our Orange is the New Black podcast. We had an awesome talk about the episode and really got into the character development of Nicky (Natasha Lyonne), Luschek (Matt Peters), and we wonder whether or not Judy King (Blair Brown) might be a sociopath.
Recommended Listening for This Episode: This week’s podcast includes an extensive discussion of a recent Planet Money podcast titled “Hooked on Heroin”. Patrick asks me a few questions about opiate treatment in America, and we discuss how the perception of heroin addiction has changed since the advent of D.A.R.E. in the 90’s. Treatments for opiate addiction are also discussed.Check out the full episode below or follow us on iTunes or Stitcher for the latest!
Recommended Reading for Next Week’s Episode: This article on The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act that recently passed in the House of Representatives. We’ll chat a bit next week about what this bill means for mental health in America, along with what it might mean for caregivers of individuals with mental health disorders.