Social Services

Saving Lives? Not In Our Backyard

Airs at: Sun, 06/10/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Reducing Harms and Managing Risks This week, we listen to parts of a debate in the Scottish Parliament on whether, and how, to establish supervised injection facilities and safe consumption spaces. The motion to do so was introduced by the ruling Scottish National Party, a... Read more

The Real Causes and Solutions to Depression

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and took anti-depressants as a teenager because he was told that depression is the result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. He went on a quest to see if this is really the case. In his book,  Lost Connections:... Read more

Bright Spark #1- On The Ground: An interview with Marilou Gagnon.

Airs at: Fri, 03/09/2018 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for Bright Spark
In this episode we interview Marilou Gagnon, a nurse based out of Canada. Marilou is a professor of nursing, a researcher, a writer, and an activist. She was the spokesperson for Overdose Prevention Ottawa's overdose prevention site that ran from August to November of 2017.... Read more

Mental Health Support for Palestinians

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with psychiatrist Elizabeth Berger about psychological dynamics of living under Israeli occupation for Palestinian children, and some of the links between human rights and mental health.  Berger is a child psychiatrist living in New York City and on the steeri... Read more

Girls Like Me by Nina Packebush

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio 5/7
  What’s it like to be a teenager in a psychiatric hospital? What is it like to be a queer pregnant teenager? Is it true that friends do make the best medicine? Nina Packebush explores these questions and more in her groundbreaking debut young adult novel, Girls Like Me. N... Read more

Citizens Fight to Save Home of Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center is a bustling community center that provides multiple services for immigrants, newcomers and citizens in the hometown of Oregon State University. OSU also owns the big buttery-yellow house that the Center calls home, and the sc... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 26, 2018

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this edition of the Old Mole and we hear: A Chicago teacher explains why teachers with guns is a bad idea and what need to be done to make schools safer and better; An historian gives us the straignt scoop on the Second Amendment; A commentary o... Read more

At Peace: Choosing A Good Death After a Long Life

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Dr. Samuel Harrington, MD, is the author of At Peace: Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life. In this important book, which James Fallows of The Atlantic calls “deeply humane,”  he argues the case for taking a clear-eyed yet compassionate view towards the end of life. M... Read more

High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything you know about Drugs and Society

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Columbia University Professor of Psychology Carl Hart about his book High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything you know about Drugs and Society. Dr. Hart disputes some of our most bas... Read more

Fighting To Save Lives

Airs at: Sun, 02/18/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
An effort in the state of Colorado to prevent overdose deaths suffered a setback in the Colorado Legislature on February 14. The Co Senate's State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 40, a measure "providing immunity for individuals who p... Read more