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Stateside: Rethinking herd immunity; COVID-19 in the Arab American community; psychedelics therapy

May 4, 2021

If you're still going on your daily COVID-19 walks, take a look around at the forest floor around out. A little guide to foraging in Michigan.

Today on Stateside, what’s ahead for Michigan now that it’s getting harder to find arms for vaccine doses. The head of a Dearborn based Arab community organization talks about mobilizing for that very purpose. We also dig into Michigan foraging. Plus, an advocate for psilocybin makes the case for legal microdosing in Michigan.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Is herd immunity possible? It’s complicated, says MSU public health expert

  • Debra Furr-Holden is an associate dean and professor of public health at Michigan State University. She’s also director of the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions.

ACCESS pivots to deliver vaccines to Arab communities

  • Hassan Jaber is president and CEO of ACCESS, The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, in Dearborn

Finder’s keepers: wild Michigan offers a bounty of foraged treats

  • Rachel Coale is with the DNR Forest Resources Division

Psychedelics as therapy? West Michigan author advocates for further research and acceptance

  • Paul Austin is the founder of The Third Wave, an online resource for folks interested in learning more about psychedelic use and microdosing. He’s also the author of Microdosing Psychedelics: A Practical Guide