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Undoing Drugs, Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 08/11/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, part two of my conversation with Maia Szalavitz, her new book is Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction. Plus we speak with Wanda Bertram, Communications Strategist with the Prison Policy Initiative,... Read more

Caregiver Crisis

Airs at: Fri, 08/06/2021 at 9:30am - 10:00am

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Interview with Carter Lee

Airs at: Tue, 07/06/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, July 6th as we talk with Carter Lee. Carter Lee is a disabled nonbinary person who has experience physical and verbal harassment.  They will share their story of bad interactions with medical personnel who... Read more

Kids & Autism

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Children's Hour
This time on The Childrens Hour we learn about autism from a father and son who literally wrote the book about it for kids. Justin and David Flood wrote "A Kids Book About Autism" to help kids understand what autism is, how it impacts people, and how kids without autism can... Read more

Despite "Settlement Agreement" with the DoJ, mentally distressed people continue to be killed by Portland cops

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Jason Renaud is a nonprofit consultant with over 35 years of open recovery from alcoholism. He’s a well-known public speaker and writer on recovery from alcoholism and the experience of people with mental illness, and is an active advocate for people who have fallen th... Read more

Disabled American Veterans group helps veterans find work and support through the pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 4:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  There are hundreds of thousands of veterans in Oregon and Washington, many surviving with challenging disabilities and health conditions.  KBOO's Annette Newell spoke to Jeff Hall, with the group Disabled American Veterans, to find out more about programs to help them co... Read more

CAHOOTS-Alternative to Police as First Responders

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
CAHOOTS or Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets, provides mobile crisis intervention 24/7 in the Eugene-Springfield Metro area. Each team consists of a medic (either a nurse or an Emergency Medical Technician EMT) and a crisis worker with at least several years’ exp... Read more