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Kelly Betz on Addiction & Sobriety in the Punk Scene

Host Jason Schreurs welcomes Missouri addictions counsellor and solo punk musician Kelly Betz to the podcast. Kelly talks about his own drug and alcohol misuse and how he was able to get and stay sober. Kelly’s work with youth and adults with addiction issues has been from a lived experience and through a punk-ethics lens.

Scream Therapy ยท Episode 88: Kelly Betz on addiction and sobriety in the punk scene

Featured song clips:
Kelly Betz – “Hitch Hiker” from LOST Everywhere I Go (2021)
Kelly Betz – “Bored” from Small Town (2023)

The SCREAM THERAPY BOOK is now available! Scream Therapy: A Punk Journey through Mental Health is a memoir-plus that has been heralded by New York Times best-selling authors. Like the podcast, it links the community-minded punk rock scene with the mental wellness of the punks who belong to it.



Scream Therapy is a podcast that explores the link between Punk Rock and mental health hosted by Jason Schreurs. Guests include members of the underground music scene living with mental health challenges.

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