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Kenneth Anderson

Harm Reduction Radio - HAMS


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This series interviews experts in the addictions field, with a focus on evidence-based, cutting-edge approaches to substance abuse problems such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), pharmacotherapy, harm reduction, and many, many more. Your host Kenneth Anderson is the founder and CEO of The HAMS Harm Reduction Network and the author of "How to Change Your Drinking: a Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol."

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Our guest this evening is Jenny Barber who will tell us about her experience working in Eva's Satellite, a harm reduction youth shelter for 16 to 24 year olds in Toronto Canada.

Our guest is harm reduction therapist Pamela Smithbell who is the author of the paper From New Age to Neuroscience; Creating New Narratives with Meditation Programs and Guided Imagery in Addiction Treatment.

Our guest this evening is Robert Doyle, MD, DDS of Harvard Health Services. Dr. Doyle is co-author of the book Almost Alcoholic.

Our guest is Joseph Nowinski PhD, co-author of the book Almost Alcoholic and primary author of the Project MATCH 12 Step Facilitation Therapy Manual.

Our guest is Mason Tvert, co-author of Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? and executive director of saferchoice.org.

Our guest is Barry Lessin, M.Ed., CAADC who will be discussing his journey from being a traditional 12 step addictions counselor to becoming a harm reduction therapist.

Our guest this evening is Andrew Bairnsfather, founder of Christians Against Prohibition, and we will be discussing how the drug war is in violation of the basic ethical principles which inform the world's religions.

Our guest this evening is Cynthia Hoffman, MFT who does couples counseling and harm reduction therapy groups in San Francisco.

Our guest this evening is Marlene Reil, PhD, CASAC who will be discussing co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Reil also specializes in mindfulness and smoking cessation.

John P Pasagiannis, PhD joins us this evening to talk about substance use and harm reduction among artists and young adults.
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