Join us Thursday November 9th on Talk Recovery Radio 100.5 fm or stream live at www.coopradio.org
Talk Recovery airs live every Thursday and interviews the entire continuum of care for addiction.
This week’s guests:
Jason Howell from Texas.
Jason Howell is a person in long-term recovery from mental health and substance use issues. He is a Peer Recovery Specialist and state approved trainer. Howell is Executive Director of the non-profit, Sober Hood, which oversees several statewide and federally supported programs: RecoveryPeople, Texans for Recovery and Resiliency and Recovery Residence Manager training and certification. Jason is also the former Board President of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences, is a Texas Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Member and a Center for Substance Abuse Treatment National Advisory Board Member. Jason is going to talk about Recovery Capital, and Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, and how Texas is coping with the overdose crisis.
Travis Lupick will Join us to talk about his new book Fighting for Space and upcoming public event.
Upcoming Panel and Q&A about B.C.’s opioid epidemic
The event is free for all to attend, and has a fantastic panel lined up, including Travis Lupick, a journalist with The Georgia Straight, and author of Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction.
Fentanyl: The crisis, changing landscape, and where we go from here
What is the state of the overdose crisis in BC? And what can we do about it? In conjunction with the release of Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction, this evening of discussion brings together a politician, a mother and advocate, a nonprofit service provider, a representative for the health-care system, a drug user, and a journalist, for a public discussion about B.C.’s fentanyl crisis. The evening begins with a short performance of Illicit: Stories from a harm reduction movement. FREE.
Books will be available to purchase.
Thursday, November 16 at 7pm (Doors 6:30pm)
Beaumont Studios, 316 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver. fightingforspace.com