addiction

10:11am

Wed April 16, 2014
out In The Bay 4-17-14

Harm Reduction: An Alternative to 12-Step Recovery

Dr. Patt Denning

Dr. Patt Denning is the creator of the revolutionary San Francisco's Harm Reduction Therapy Center. Her book, "Practicing Harm Reduction" is the bible in this alternative approach to treating addiction. In the 1990's it became a new strategy for AIDS prevention and is widely regarded as a more tolerant and accepting strategy for working with addicts. Marilyn interviews her Thursday, April 17th, 2014, at 7pm PT on 91.7fm and kalw.org. 

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3:26pm

Wed May 2, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Life after addiction in Zanzibar

Photo by Christopher Connelly

In the last twenty years, the Eastern African islands Zanzibar have become a top destination for tourists. They come for the beautiful beaches, the food, the history and the architecture.  But in the last two decades another economy has developed:  the drug trade.

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