RadioACTive 11.27.23

  • November 27, 2023
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Dr. David Derezotes of #TheRadicalMiddle is back with a panel discussion about processing bad news, from family conflict during the holidays to daily news from the Israel-Hamas war. Plus, Food Justice Coalition and 2nd and 2nd Coalition on helping folks living on the streets this winter.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Jeanette Padilla of the Food Justice Coalition, a nonprofit creating food security and equitable food access through free, nutrient-dense, plant-based meals.

  • Dec. 1: Jingle & Mingle Holiday Party + Silent Auction, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hardware Apartments, 455 W. 200 N., SLC. Event by Food Justice Coalition: “Food Justice Coalition’s mission is to increase food security for Utahns experiencing hunger by providing direct relief, advocacy, and food education + community enrichment initiatives. Come dressed in your best holiday cocktail attire and enjoy some delicious bites + cocktails. Mingle with fellow social good-minded individuals and bid on some fabulous silent auction items all in support of food security for Utahns experiencing hunger."

Dave John of O.U.R's - Our Unsheltered Relatives and , helping feed and provide shelter options for folks living on the streets. For a list of homeless shelters, click here or scroll down.

  • Code Blue Utah Alerts: Passed by the Utah Legislative earlier this year, a Code Blue is called when the National Weather Service predicts temperatures will reach 15 degrees Fahrenheit, including a wind chill, for 2 hours or more over the next 24 hours. As they will tonight. It allows homeless shelters to increase their capacity to help folks get out of the cold for the duration of the Code Blue. 

  •  is a coalition of multiple organizations to provide a safe place on the coldest nights at the First United Methodist Church, 203 S. 200 E., SLC, generally on Friday and Saturday nights when temperatures fall below 25 degrees Fahrenheit. The church and the coalition coordinate volunteers to host movies from 8pm-7am, providing food and other resources.

Dr. Dave Derezotes is back with a Radical Middle panel on dealing with bad news, from family conflict that arises during the holidays to daily news from the Israel-Hamas war. Joining Dr. Dave are his colleagues and fellow mental health professionals Dr. Steve Morris and Dr. Mark Owens. 

  • If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, please call the Crisis Line at 988.

  • If you are experiencing a physical health emergency, please call 911.

  • ​Through their Local Mental Health and Substance Use Authorities, Utah counties provide services for mental health and substance use disorders. They also run receiving centers and mobile crisis outreach teams throughout the state. For more information, click here

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email Tonight's RadioACTive team included: