Disability

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

Fentanyl, Mandatory Minimums, and Racism

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Fentanyl, mandatory minimums, and racism. We hear from Grant Smith, Deputy Director of Drug Policy Alliance Office of National Affairs; Nkechi Taifa, author of a new memoir entitled Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice, CEO of The ... Read more

Ending Stigma, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Anyone’s Child and the Transform Drug Policy Foundation hosted a webinar recently entitled Take Drugs Seriously: Voices on the ground. On this week’s show we hear from some of the speakers, including Penny McCanny, the mother of Aidan and a campaigner with Anyone’s Child; P... Read more

Pacific Northwest needs to plan for needs of aging residents, doctor says

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  With more and more people fully vaccinated, soon people will be able to start planning for what comes after the pandemic. COVID has exposed that "being well" requires a lot of individual needs being met, especially for older Americans.  KBOO's Annette Newell speaks with... Read more

Local Folks Podcast, Caregiving Edition. Episode 7

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2021 at 6:00pm - Fri, 04/01/2022 at 6:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
In 1993 my dad, who was caring for my mom, died suddenly and unexpectedly. Mom could not live on her own, and she moved in with me here in Oregon. Because it all happened so fast, I had to learn on the job, so to speak, and the learning curve was really steep. In this final... Read more