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Substance abuse solutions

create healthy communities
The two-day Substance Abuse: A This is a 16-week class to help you:
Contributed by Tamara Clark, Community Response Conference kicks n Learn the facts about healthy eating and being active
event coordinator, TOGETHER! off at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, and n Discover what makes it hard for you to eat healthy and be active; learn how
runs through 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 to change these things so they work for you, not against you
The seventh annual Substance at Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center,
Abuse: A Community Response 20500 Old Hwy 99 SW, Centralia. n Get the long-term support you need
Conference aims to increase awareness For more information, contact Tamara You are welcome to invite a friend or family member
of new, proven and/or promising Clark, event coordinator, TOGETHER!
techniques and programs that are at 360-493-2230, ext. 10, or go to When: Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays through May 25
being used to address all spectrums of Where: PT Room at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
substance abuse from prevention to The Tsapowum Chehalis Tribal Behavioral
intervention, treatment and aftercare. Health Program will sponsor four tribal For more information, contact:
members for this event. Please contact Pat Odiorne RD, CDE
Join us for keynote presentations by Christine Semanko, counselor, at 360-
Dr. Chan Hellman, a world-renowned 709-1701 to sign up. 360-709-1884,
researcher on hope, as well as our Gloria Jones
community’s own Liz Davis, who will day covering the neurobiology,
provide a deeper look at neurobiology, epidemiology and resilience related to 360-709-1810,
epidemiology, adverse childhood ACEs and the increase of new research
experiences and resiliency. The event during the past 20 years of using ACEs NOTICE
also will include a screening of the to reliably predict trouble later in life. Information on this flyer, in email
documentary “Paper Tigers.” or on our website calendar is subject
“Paper Tigers”: A plenary viewing to change without notice. Please
Topics such as marijuana policy, on the first conference day of this
recovery, peer education, e-cigarettes, documentary captures pain, danger, refer to this flyer’s contacts
innovative prevention approaches, beauty and hope of teens struggling
prevention in tribal communities, and with toxic stress in their lives and the
housing and homelessness and their educators armed with new science and
connection to addiction/recovery will fresh approaches that are changing
be covered. their lives for the better.

Highlights of the three keynote The conference is planned by
speakers and featured plenary: TOGETHER! in collaboration with
local and statewide partners such as
Hope Research: Dr. Hellman, the Thurston County Drug Action
Ph.D., will give the keynote address on Team and the Washington Association
the first day and a follow-up breakout for Substance Abuse and Violence
session introducing research regarding Prevention.
hope and the impact it has relating to
substance abuse, ACEs and resilience. Together, we can find solutions.

Beyond ACEs 101: Davis will
give the keynote address the second

Next WIC date Chehalis WIC

9-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 (Women, Infants, and Children
Chehalis Wellness Center provides healthful food and

date and times might change nutrition information for you and
your child up to age 5.

For appointments
or questions, contact:

Deb Shortman
Debbie Gardipee-Reyes
Patty Suskin
SPIPA main number
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