Addiction and Recovery

Adria Botella

Avera's Wallace Jackmon thinks the topic of media induced anxiety and depression is worthy of a national conversation. Dr. Jackmon has been chosen to present at the National Association of Social Workers national convention in Washington D.C. this week. He joins us with a preview.

In The Moment ... January 9, 2018 Show 252 Hour 2

The Rapid City Police Department, working in conjunction with Rapid City Collective Impact, has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

The funds are slated for the development of a Rapid City Police Department Quality of Life Unit.

We welcome RCPD Assistant Chief Don Hedrick.

In The Moment ... December 19, 2017 Show 243 Hour 2

Diane Sevening is an assistant professor in the Department of Addiction Studies at the University of South Dakota.

She was recently presented with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education, an organization of professors, teachers, professionals and programs specializing in addiction studies.

She joins us for a conversation about addiction treatment and prevention in South Dakota.

In The Moment ... November 9, 2017 Show 217 Hour 2 

The battle over alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Neb., has been going on for decades. Whiteclay's four beer stores were shut down in May by the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. Business owners lost their appeal in September.

SDPB's Michael Zimny went looking for different perspectives for a digital feature called "Post Whiteclay."  Michael Zimny joins us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau for a preview.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 26, 2017 Show 207 Hour 1

For nearly thirty years, the Red Road gathering brought stories of healing to the University of South Dakota and the city of Vermillion. Earlier this month, that circle closed with a two-day celebration as Red Road founder Gene Thin Elk passed leadership on to the next generation. SDPB's Jackie Hendry shares some history of the Red Road Approach along with insight into a Lakota wopila.