Harm Reduction Radio - HAMS

Kenneth Anderson

United States, EnglishSelf Help

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."

On-Demand Episodes


Our first guest is hypnotherapist Wendi Friesen who will discuss the use of hypnosis for smoking cessation, alcohol dependence and addiction. We will be discussing the research literature as well as Wendi's own practice. Our second... more

Our first guest is Dr. Andrew Newberg, author of How God Changes Your Brain and other books. Dr. Newberg studies the effects of religious experiences such as glossolalia (speaking in tongues) and meditation on brain activity. Drugs and... more

Our first guest is Dr. Robert Minor the author of When Religion Is an Addiction. Dr. Minor is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at The University of Kansas and the founder of The Fairness Project which promotes fair and positive... more

Our first guest is Dr. Gabor Mate, author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction. Dr. Mate works with Insite, Vancouver's safe injection facility and with the Portland Hotel Society which houses otherwise... more

Our first guests will be Ilse and Mark of stinkin'-thinkin'--an AA deprogramming blog. Our second guest is Liz Michael of Moder8, a program for people who wish to moderate their drinking.

Our first guest is Jim Christopher, founder of SOS (Secular Organizations For Sobriety, also known as Save Our Selves), a non religious abstinence based alternative to AA. He is also the author of How to Stay Sober: Recovery Without... more

Our first guest is Dr. Robert Meyers who is a co-author of Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening and one of the developers of CRAFT: Community Reinforcement and Family Training, an... more

Our first guest is Amy Lee Coy, author of "From Death Do I Part: How I Freed Myself From Addiction," who will tell us of her journey to self-recovery from addiction. Data from the NIAAA suggests that self-recovery, rather than formal... more

Our guest is Cyndee Clay of HIPS--Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive--a harm reduction agency focusing on sex workers headquartered in Washington DC. Stanton Peele joins us to close the show for the week.

Our first segment will be about InSite, North America's only safe injection facility. InSite is located in Vancouver, BC Canada. Research shows that not only does InSite prevent overdose fatalities, but also that clients who engage with... more
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