Addiction Recovery Channel



Ed Baker is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor with over 30 years’ experience in the Substance Use field. Join Ed in learning from individuals with extensive professional and personal experience related to all aspects of addiction, recovery, prevention, and policy.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-08-04
Format: 2020-08-04
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger Reflects on the Opioid Epidemic - 04/20/2018
Ed Baker speaks with Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger as he reflects upon his history as mayor during the opioid epidemic and outlines current and future initiatives.
Law Enforcement and Public Safety During The Opioid Epidemic - 03/23/2018
Ed Baker’s guest for this show is Brandon del Pozo, Chief of Burlington’s Police Department since 2015. Chief del Pozo reflects upon his tenure as Police Chief, the challenges he and his department face as a result of the influx of...
Statewide Drug Use Prevention - 02/23/2018
Jolinda LaClair, Director of Drug Prevention Policy for Vermont's Opioid Coordination Council, is the guest of Ed Baker on this month's Addiction Recovery Channel. Jolinda will talk about her experiences so far leading the opioid council...
Safe Injection Facilities - 01/19/2018
Join Ed Baker for a revealing and informative interview with Sarah George, Vermont State’s Attorney for Chittenden County. Ms. George reflects upon her first year as State’s Attorney, what her lessons learned have been, and her...
Dr. John Brooklyn and the Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorder - 12/08/2017
Ed Baker sits down with Dr. John Brooklyn, noted innovator in the field of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Brooklyn is currently the Medical Director of the UVM Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Burlington, VT. Dr. Brooklyn has been a leader in research...
Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan - 11/09/2017
Take a close look at Attorney General Donovan’s positions on the opioid crisis we face in Vermont. In 2010, then State’s Attorney Donovan created the Rapid Intervention Community Court, an award-winning criminal justice program available...
One Young Man’s Story - 10/23/2017
Ed Baker’s guest on this Addiction Recovery Channel Show is Cliff Bauman. Cliff tells the story of how he developed the brain disease of addiction. He reveals the progression of this disease, and how in time it nearly destroyed his life and...
Medication-Assisted Treatment - 09/28/2017
Host Ed Baker discusses the use of Methadone and Buprenorphine with his guest Jason Goguen, an expert in medications for opioid use disorder. Together they clear up misunderstandings about the way these lifesaving medications work. They talk about...

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Town Meeting TV Presents Virtual Primary Election Candidate Forums

Beginning Thursday, July 16th, Town Meeting TV will present candidate forums for many of the (down-ticket) contested seats that are on the ballot in Chittenden County. Visit for election-related events and resources. Live broadcasts, recorded meetings, and other local programs can also be found on YouTube:


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