Recovery

Building Community

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Harm reduction interventions like syringe service programs and safe consumption spaces serve many important purposes. First and foremost, they save lives and reduce the transmission of disease. They also help to build community among marginalized populations and aid with re... Read more

Protectors v. Profiteers: Communities in Resistance to Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Fri, 11/16/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
The Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MADRelief) Training Team recently visited Portland for a presentation and workshop. Currently, MADRelief is on a national capacity-building and educational tour. They will explain how natural storms turn into unnatural disasters through dange... Read more

Drug Safety Testing

Airs at: Sun, 11/04/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: award-winning journalist and NY Times bestselling author Maia Szalavitz discusses effective treatment for opioid use disorder, and we hear from Anton Luf with the Medical University of Vienna and the "Check It" service regarding new psychoactive substa... Read more

Recovery Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, guest Sheila Vakharia, PhD, from the Office of Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance, joins host Doug McVay for part two of our look at recovery. Drug Policy Alliance Drug War Facts Read more

Oregon Housing Conference on Supportive Housing

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    The Mental Health Association of Portland hosted the Oregon Housing Conference on Supportive Housing in Portland today. ‘Supportive housing’ is housing for people with mental illness or addiction, usually including on-site clinicians and case workers. KBOO’s Joe Meye... Read more

Looking Ahead

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay looks at two of the items on the Oregon Legislature's 2019 criminal justice agenda: Behavioral Health Reinvestment and Juvenile Justice. Read more

On the Ground with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in North Carolina

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  RESIDENTS STILL DEALING WITH AFTERMATH OF FLORENCE AS MICHAEL APPROACHES   Even as Hurricane Michael promises to inundate the eastern seaboard, residents in parts of North Carolina continue to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence last month. KBOO reporter ... Read more

The Diane Wade House

Airs at: Mon, 10/01/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  This fall, Multnomah county and Bridges to Change, a local non-profit, will open a new program dedicated to curbing the disparities for African American women involved with the Justice system. The Diane Wade House program "will be the first-of-its-kind transitional hous... Read more

Looking Ahead to the Portland Psychedelic Conference

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The First Annual Portland Psychedelic Conference is coming up on October 27th, at the Alberta Abbey in Northeast Portland. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman sat down today with an organizer and two of the speakers who will be at the conference to find out more. Doctor Alissa ... Read more

Reducing Harm, Saving Lives: California Assembly Bill 186

Airs at: Sun, 09/23/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies we look at California's Assembly Bill 186, which would allow the city and county of San Francisco to establish a supervised consumption facility that would prevent drug overdose deaths. Governor Jerry Brown has until September 30 to sign the mea... Read more