EP9 – Yarra Drug and Health Forum and Dr. Marc Lewis
LIVE SUNDAY 2 - 3PM
Nick and Ash discuss the week in drug news.
EGA 2010 conference speaker Jasen discusses the use of iboga/ibogaine in treating addiction.
Yarra Drug and Health Forum Executive Officer Greg Denham talks to us about the upcoming International Overdose Awareness Day and author of The Biology of Desire, Marc Lewis PhD joins the show to talk about alternative models for understanding addiction.
Melbourne trip-hop/electronica band Kalacoma with Waves.
EGA Presents: Jasen – Iboga/Ibogaine in the Use of Addiction.
Neuroscientist and Professor of developmental psychology Marc Lewis PhD joins the program to discuss the nature of addiction. Marc recently published a book, The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not A Disease and was in Australia presenting for the writer’s festival and Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
“Even when presenting more technical information, Lewis shows a keen ability to put a human face on the most groundbreaking research into addiction. Likewise, he manages to make complex findings and theories both comprehensible and interesting.”