Braiding together Indigenous wellness, trauma- and gender-informed approaches in the substance use field

Trauma/ Gender/ Substance Use (TGS) webinar series: Braiding Together Indigenous Wellness, Trauma- and Gender-Informed Approaches in the Substance Use Field. 

Date: October 19th, 2017

Time: Noon-1:30 pm eastern

This 90-minute webinar is part of an ongoing series hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health ( The webinar will focus on substance use responses that integrate Indigenous wellness, strength based, gender informed and trauma informed approaches. The presenters will share wisdom from initiatives that have brought trauma and gender informed practice into work with Indigenous participants. 

It will feature: 

  • Carol Hopkins (Executive Director, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation)
  • Renee Linklater (Manager of Aboriginal Community Engagement, CAMH)
  • Brenda Restoule (Clinical Consultant, Nipissing First Nation Health Services) 
  • Dawn Lavand (Outreach Worker, Mothering Project/Manito Ikwe Kagiikwe)
  • Tammy Rowan (Program Director, The Mothering Project/Manito Ikwe Kagiikwe)

You can register for the webinar online: or take a look at the flyer.

The TGS project is made possible by a financial contribution from Health Canada. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada. 

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