Recovery

Before Women Had Choice

Produced for Between the Covers
Before Roe vs. Wade, whappened to women who got pregnant?  On Between the Covers Suzanne LaGrande interviews filmmaker, community activist and writer Lani Jo Leigh about her recently published memoir, Unfit: The Tale of One Pregnant Teen in the Bible Belt Before Women Had C... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

Knowledge Into Action

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On the new installment of Free Culture Radio: putting knowledge into action. The evidence for supervised consumption facilities is clear and incontrovertible. Some will say yeah but the feds will never approve. Others get off their butts and work to make change happen. Audi... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 5

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 6:15pm
Produced for Local Folks
Where can homeless people go when they need a pair of dry socks or a pair of shoes, a piece of twine to tie something together, a tool to repair their bicycle, or help getting a new ID? One place to go in Corvallis is Project Action, housed in the Corvallis Daytime Drop-in ... Read more

Devin Reaves and Kerwin Kaye

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, we speak with Devin Reaves, MSW, executive director of the Pennsylvania Harm Reduction Coalition. Plus more from our conversation with Professor Kerwin Kaye, author of Enforcing Freedom: Drug Courts, Therapeutic Communities, and the Intim... Read more

Public Health, Harm Reduction, and Recovery in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we’re going to look at state level efforts to enhance public health, reduce the harms associated with drug use, and support recovery. On Tuesday, January 14, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on En... Read more

Public Health in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing January 14 entitled “A Public Health Emergency: State Efforts to Curb the Opioid Crisis.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from: Jennifer Smith, Secretary... Read more

A House On Stilts by Paula Becker

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
Our In Depth guest today is Paula Becker, author of the new memoir A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction, from University of Iowa Press. The book tells the story of Paula’s son, Hunter -- raised in a close, supportive, and loving family – who later fa... Read more

Monitoring The Future

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio: the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research recently released the results of this year's Monitoring The Future Survey, so we hear from NIDA Director Nora Volkow, MD, about som... Read more