Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Denise Krochta
About This Show
When author Denise Krochta began her search for “answers” to help herself and the addicts in her life, she found the process daunting. There were plenty of opinions – and bits and pieces of information scattered everywhere. The search was as stressful as the addicts in her life. Hear all the important, and sometimes difficult, questions related to living with and around addicts and loving them. Denise and her expert guests offer information, possibilities, relief, and hope. Sometimes knowledge is scary, but always knowledge is power.
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Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – Heroin Addiction Vaccine. Fantasy or Reality?
Feb 7 16
The number one topic at the New Hampshire Caucus is heroin addiction. All candidates for President are talking about it. The President of the United States is talking about it. Heroin Addiction is considered an epidemic. Deaths and overdose statistics are staggering. Do you know someone whose family is touched by heroin addiction? It can happen to anyone.
So, what would you say if you knew there was a vaccine for heroin addiction in the "wings"?
This week Denise interviews Dr. Kim Janda, a scientist at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA about the vaccine he has created and what it can mean. What will it take to get this on the market? Who will be able to use it? How will it work? How was it developed?
Listen and learn. If you have questions, ask them. Feel free to contact Dr. Janda . Here is some more information regarding this vaccine and funding (http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/nov/19/heroin-vaccine-janda-tsri/).