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The Body Politic

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Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher is an internationally acclaimed print and broadcast journalist, creator and host of the popular iTunes podcast: "The Body Politic" [www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodypolitic, www.itunes.apple/thebodypolitic]. The Body Politic is a sponsored show by established businesses and U.S. corporations. The provocative, global, call-in show, features the world’s foremost leaders and pioneers in the exploration of social issues and gender politics, specifically, how the masculine/feminine power dynamic plays out in our every day lives. Fletcher covers a vast array of social issues that continues to dominate world news, and has covered controversial issues facing disenfranchised women and children since 2001. Fletcher is currently doing an in-depth, investigative series on mental health disorders and addiction with the nation's leading rehabilitation centers. Fletcher is best known for her award-winning work on "children and women at risk." Her print series on L.A. gang members undergoing correctional intervention in conjunction with the L.A. Sheriff's Dept. titled: "Vida: Scared Straight In The Streets of L.A." launched a television series coined "Scared Straight" in 2011. A Vanderbilt Media Fellow in Domestic Violence, Fletcher micro-blogs daily to a growing Twitter following of more than 214,000 people of highly diverse ages and cultural backgrounds. The Body Politic can be heard daily on iTunes and BTR. For breaking news and global social issue advocacy, Fletcher can be found on Twitter @politicbody and numerous news/politics RSS feeds. Fletcher is a rising non-fiction author, and public speaker.

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At Ridgeview Ranch in Southern California, they recognize that addiction is a disease that has devastating consequences for individuals and their families. They treat the mental, physical, and spiritual elements of co-occurring disorders... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher inteviews Brett McDonald, M.S. in counseling psychology. In the first of two interviews by Fletcher with McDonald, Brett has 10 years of experience working as a therapist for a variety of mental illnesses, but... more

The Eating Disorder Center of Montana is an intensive outpatient program designed to provide clients with support as they step down from inpatient care or to provide additional support to those who need more intensive services than... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Dr. Gerald Grosso, who holds a Doctorate in Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in the State of California, where he has worked for over 20 years assisting individuals and... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Cynthia L. Divino on how a unique process known as EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) is helping thousands of people heal from trauma, atttachment, and specifically PTSD.... more

Men, women, and their families experience tremendous pain and suffering due to the struggles they face from substance abuse and its co-occurring mental health challenges. They need to find a safe place for peace and healing.... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Josh White, Clinical Director of WinGate and Waypoints Wildnerness Therapy, one of the nations' premier wilderness therapy programs on treating Anxiety Disorder for troubled teens and young adults. This... more

New Book Reveals the Anarchist Identity of Occupy Wall Street NYC Commemorating the 2-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street on Sept. 17, Mark Bray's book Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street delves... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Stacey Thacker on the challenges of overcoming compulsive eating disorder. Stacey B. Thacker, MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist at Roubicek and Thacker, Individual,... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher discusses with John M. Greene M.D. of Summit Estate Recovery Center why Suboxone is now considered the gold standard treatment for opioid dependence rather than older medications such as methadone, and... more