There are over 400,000 children in foster care. Who are the kids? Who are the foster parents? How effective is the system?
Dick’s guest is Ellen Smith, Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director of the UW-Madison School of Social Work.
Lawyers and doctors, despite their high income and status, have higher rates of addiction than the general population.
Dick’s guest, Dr. Michael Miller is a psychiatrist and specialist in addiction medicine.
The overuse of pornography on the internet is wreaking havoc in some people’s lives and their marriages. Why do some people fall victim to porn addiction? What are the patterns of use and abuse? What can be done?
Dick’s guest is Joshua Shea, a recovering porn and alcohol addict as well as an author, speaker and life coach.
Some people’s sexual identity does not fit heterosexual, gay, bisexual or transgender categories. What lies beyond that?
Dick’s guest is Sam Troemel, a therapist at UW-Madison Mental Health Services specializing in the issues facing LGBT and beyond individuals.
Dick’s guest Dr. Timothy Harrington, author of two books on healthcare in the United States, offers his take and solutions on repairing our broken healthcare system.
What is the psychological profile of a mass killer? Why the rise in mass killings? What can be done to reduce these tragic events?
Dick’s guest, psychologist Larry Larabee offers his perspective on these questions.
Is the quality of learning better in class or online? Who is best suited for online learning? Is it radically cheaper to get a degree this way?
The life expectancy for Americans has gone down due to deaths from drug use and overdoses, killing more people than suicide or accidents. What are the recent changes in drug use and treatment?
Dick’s guest is Dr. Michael Miller, a psychiatrist and past President and Board Chair of the American Society of Addiction Medicine as well as a current clinical instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Addiction Fellowship Program.
A transgendered woman shares thoughts on training police departments and other organizations about transgender sensitivity as well as her life before and after her personal transition.
Dick’s guest, Ginger Baier, is a Transgender Health Advocate at the OutReach LGBT Community Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
The average American black family has 1/12 the wealth of the average white family. Some of the reasons for this might surprise you or even shock you. Recently, Congress has taken up the issue of reparations.
Dick’s guest, Kaleem Caire is a national leader in the K-12 movement. He is also a leader in the Madison community working to close the racial divide and inequities and spent 4 years as the president of the Madison Urban League.
Human trafficking involves thousands of victims around the world, including the United States. Who are the perpetrators and victims of human trafficking? How can this happen?