By The Relations Study Team
Relations Radio May 25, 2020
Love makes your family in Scotland
In this episode, Dr Landon Kuester sits down with Dr Justina Murray, CEO of Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs (SFAD).
For more information about the organisation discussed on this programme: https://www.sfad.org.uk/
Please also visit the Love Makes Your Family website: https://www.sfad.org.uk/love-makes-you-family
Parental Drug Services in Scotland
In this episode, Dr. Landon Kuester sits down with Dr. Michael Kehoe, Clinical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist in Addiction, NHS-Lothian. The two discuss the landscape of delivering support and treatment in the Scottish COVID context.
NOTE: In this episode the presenter refers to “carceral” literature. This means ‘of, relating to, or suggesting a jail or prison’.
PrePare Scotland and engaging fathers with drug services.
**New episode in the pipeline** Welcome back Relations Radio listeners! In the next episode, Dr. Landon Kuester will sit down with Dr. Michael Kehoe, Clinical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist in Addiction, NHS Lothian, to discuss PrePare and fathers' involvement in perinatal addiction support and the impact of COVID-19 on drug services in Scotland.
The Orbit of Drug Services During COVID-19
Back to the front line we go! In this episode, Dr. Polly Radcliffe sits down with Ellie Guedalla, Specialist Parental Substance Misuse Worker, and Rosy Flexer, Peer Support Group Worker. This episode has been edited by Dr. Jan Flaherty.
Hidden Opportunities for Families During COVID-19?
Mothers Who Use Drugs in America
In this episode, Dr. Landon Kuester sits down with Prof. Miriam Boeri, Associate Professor of Sociology at Bentley University (USA). Miriam is a world-leading ethnographer who has carried out a wealth of research into women who use drugs in American suburbs. She also offers her ideas on how social research might be adapted in the context of COVID-19.
Check out two of Miriam’s books on the topics discussed:
Women on Ice: Methamphetamine Use Among Suburban Women
Inside Ethnography: Researchers Reflect on the Challenges of Reaching Hidden Populations
Heading to The Frontline: Practitioners Working With Families in London
** New episode in the pipeline** Dr. Jan Flaherty and Dr. Polly Radcliffe at King's College London will sit down with Mary Kelly, Early Help Team Manager, and Bethan Gibbs, Specialist Parental Substance Misuse Social Worker, next week on Relations Radio.