Podcast 85 – May 15, 2013 Jim Pugel – Seattle Police Department Kris Nyrop – Defender Association This week’s podcast focuses on the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program, which “is a pre-booking diversion pilot program … to address low-level drug and prostitution crimes in the Belltown neighborhood in Seattle and the Skyway area of unincorporated [...]
Podcast 84 – April 25, 2013 Mr. Johnny Volume – Outer Boroughs Johnny Volume of the Outer Boroughs talks about injecting in bathrooms both public and at the exchange, risky injection practices, monitoring syringe exchange bathrooms and smoking crack in the bathroom. Part 2 of 2. Stream below and download the mp3.
Podcast 83 – April 19 Ms. Fancy Free – Kansas Exchange Ms. Fancy Feast – Montana Exchange Mr. Furry Freak – Missouri Exchange Bathrooms at syringe exchange programs have always been a venue for injection. 3 different programs which have addressed the issue talk about their strategies for making their bathrooms safer. Part 1 of [...]
Podcast 82 – April 13, 2013 Sharon Stancliff – Harm Reduction Coalition Allan Clear – Harm Reduction Coalition Heather Haase – International Drug Policy Consortium The 2013 United Nations’ Commission on Narcotics Drugs meeting took place in March. Harm Reduction Coalition’s Sharon Stancliff and Allan Clear along with Heather Haase from the International Drug Policy [...]
Podcast 81 – November 6, 2012 Ron Crowder, Street Works, Nashville Brian Thompson, Advocate The war on drugs is a mechanism by which people with a history of drug use have their civil and human rights taken from them. Voting disenfranchisement is an example of how drug users get pushed outside of society. Ron Crowder [...]
“It’s easier to drive to Binghamton and get a bundle” Podcast 80 – October 18, 2012 A common story but one well worth documenting. A young drug user from upstate New York breaks down buprenorphine, pills, heroin, methamphetamine, crack and family. Stream below and download the mp3.
Podcast 79 – September 12, 2012 Charles Stephens, AIDS United Valencia Robinson, Mississippi in Action Mara Collins, Kindred Healing Justice Collective Robert Childs, North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition Mona Bennett, Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition Nab Dasgupta, North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition Atlanta hosted the 2nd Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference. Allan Clear and Hadiyah [...]
Podcast 78 – August 28, 2012 Eliza Wheeler, DOPE Project Sally Finn, Melbourne Salvation Army Crisis Service Haven Wheelock, Outside In Phillip Coffin, MD, San Francisco Department of Public Health In recognition of 2012 World Overdose Day, a conversation with its originator Sally Finn; Eliza Wheeler of the Harm Reduction Coalition’s DOPE Project and Haven Wheelock [...]
Podcast 77 – August 20, 2012 Stephen Lewis, AIDS-Free World Naina Khanna, Positive Women’s Network Ije Ude, Positive Women’s Network Stephen Lewis was the UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa and is now the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World. He provided us with a blueprint for addressing HIV and global drug policy at [...]
Podcast 76 – July 25, 2012 Anistla Rugama, Harm Reduction Coalition Eric Doris, Harm Reduction Coalition Angela Wood, Family and Medical Counseling Service Ron Daniels, Family and Medical Counseling Service Clare Hacksel, PHS Community Services Society Mark Kinzly, International AIDS Society Penetration to the interior of the fabulous harm reduction networking zone. Conversations with Anistla [...]