From Homelessness to Hope

UNCOVERING THE ROOTS OF TRAUMA AND ADDICTION TO FIND HEALING
 
Addictions and trauma can have devastating consequences for individuals, families and communities. The ripple effect of drugs, mental illness, colonization and other traumatic experiences are inter-generational and pose unique challenges for housing providers, fellow tenants and neighbours.

Hear from providers who are working on the ground to tackle these complex issues, and understand the impacts of addictions and trauma from renowned artists and journalists who are spreading the message of truth and hope. Join thought leaders and keynotes Shane Koyczan and Johann Hari for their fascinating insights on the effects of trauma and addictions, their roots and the path forward.

Look for these sessions on addictions and trauma:
S19 Creativity and Storytelling in Trauma Healing
M01 Dialogue with Thought Leaders: Exploring Harm Reduction
M22 How to Prevent Overdoses in Service Settings
T07 Mental Health First Aid: An Overview
T09 Overdose Recognition, Response and Data Collection
T33 Gatekeeper Training: An Overview