The Opioid Overdose Crisis / Religion, Responsibility, Blame & Shame / S2 E13 - In Sickness and in Health
Is drug use immoral? Can religious leaders and communities help people recover from addiction? And can we hold people responsible without blame and shame? Guests: Pastor Steve Gallimore, Tennessee Valley Community Church; Kayla Kalel, in recovery from opioid addiction and a volunteer for Young People in Recovery; Bill Kinkle, health care provider who's in recovery from opioid addiction; Father Luis Barrios, Holyrood Episcopal Church-Iglesia Santa Cruz and co-founder of St. Ann's Corner of Harm Reduction in New York City; Dr. Farha Abassi, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Michigan State University and founder of the Muslim Mental Health Conference; and Hanna Pickard, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham in the UK.