Audio and Video of Dr. Maté
A wide-ranging interview with Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny; Citizen Radio
(Breakthru Radio Network, U.S.A.):
Part One (2/20/10):
“the War on Drugs” and politics; drugs of abuse as painkillers; society, disconnection, and addiction; harm reduction and the Supervised Injection Site; stress and disease; environmental roots of ADD and other childhood issues.
Part Two (2/24/10):
America’s overmedication; sympathy for Rush Limbaugh; Stephen Harper’s dead eyes; healthy anger and immunity; advice for addicts; what attracted Dr. Maté to addiction work?
The Jungle Prescription: a 45-minute cut of a feature-length documentary about Dr. Maté’s efforts to bring Amazonian healing rituals to BC’s most heavily addicted populations. This version was broadcast on CBC’s The Nature of Things with David Suzuki in November 2011; a full version is currently in post-production. Click here to watch. (NB: Only viewable for Canadian residents.)
“Dr. Gabor Maté at Occupy Wall Street Details Link Between Financial Crisis and Medical Illness”: interview on Democracy Now, broadcast October 11, 2011.
On Attachments and Conscious Parenting: interview with Pathways to Family Wellness;
“IntoxiNation”: preliminary trailer for an upcoming documentary on addiction;
“Obama Administration Should Heed Global Panel’s Call to End ‘Failed’ U.S.-led Drug War”: interview on Democracy Now!, broadcast June 6, 2011;
Democracy Now!‘s hour-long special, featuring all three 2010 interviews with Dr. Maté on various topics, broadcast Dec. 24, 2010 (or click here to view the three interviews separately on a dedicated “Dr. Maté on Democracy Now!” page);
“Staying Alive”: a CBC News documentary about Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site (InSite);
Addictions and Attachments: in conversation with Buddhist scholar Dr. Ramon Prats at The Rubin Museum of Art’s Tibetan Book of the Dead Series, New York City, July 7, 2010;
Addiction and the Brain: Allan Gregg In Conversation, TVOntario, broadcast Jan. 9, 2009;
Addiction and Our Compulsive Society: The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TVOntario (broadcast May 11 2009)
“The Power of Addiction, and Addiction to Power”, Dr. Maté’s TEDx debut, a talk given in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012.
“Who We Are When We’re Not Addicted: The Possible Human”, a public talk given in Vancouver, BC on January 9 2012.
“Drug, Set, and Setting”: address to the International Drug Policy Reform Conference in Los Angeles, CA, November 2011.
Ayahuasca and Healing, at the MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) Conference, Victoria, BC, Sep.13, 2011.
“Addiction and the Brain”: TV Ontario’s Big Ideas;
“Addictions and Corrections”: Department of Criminology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, Jan. 23, 2011;
…and a deftly edited 10-minute “dubstep remix” of the same SFU talk, made by a YouTube viewer;
“Brain Development and Addiction”: Address to Fraser Basin Council, Cheam First Nation, BC, Feb. 23, 2009;