These Men are Changing the Way We Talk About Addiction

By Joe Polish

As part of changing the global conversation around addiction, Joe Polish, the founder of Genius Network and, sat down with comedian JP Sears whose videos have been viewed over 250 million times online. At the time of writing this, their Facebook Live discussion has been viewed over 79,500 times as the two discussed how people view addicts and the current treatment of addiction. Joe and JP discussed the need to view addicts with compassion instead of judgment and how we can’t punish pain out of people. Joe and JP also discussed the current state of addiction, the four elements of recovery and how to connect better with others and ourselves.

You can watch the full video of Joe Polish and JP Sears here: