Wiping the Tears Healing the Pain
FACT! In some provinces, First Nations women aged 50 and above represent the highest proportion of all opioid-related fatalities
FACT! In the last two-years, opioid overdose and emergency admission rates have tripled in the age groups of 15 to 44 years-old.
Please understand, this is not just another conference to discuss problems. The First Nation Opioid Healing Conference offers two days of SOLUTIONS and ACTIONABLE WORKSHOPS designed to make the difference in your community. See the schedule here
IN ADDITION to the line up of experienced speakers at this UBCIC-endorsed conference, at the request of a number of attendees, we are adding an extra break-out session for delegates to speak about and share programs and ideas that are working in their own communities.
JOIN US! Learn how to protect your community from the crisis of opioids.
You will be returning home with a team of experienced professionals on your side. Together we will challenge Big Pharma and halt this latest attack on our people.
Registration for the conference is easy online here. There is also an option to mail in your registration form (attached, and also available on our website)
Attend the conference yourself, bring your colleagues, or send a team… but make sure your nation is represented and helped by the First Nation Opioid Healing Conference.
We look forward to meeting you at the Grey Eagle Resort in Calgary, Alberta,May 6-7th, 2019
Don't hesitate to contact us with any and all questions.
Thank you for reading, and we look forward to your reply,
Tom Rodgers - Conference Director
Conference sessions include:
- Tom Rodgers of Carlyle Consulting - Welcome introduction: Opioids - Wiping the Tears, Healing the Pain
- Accounts from the frontlines of the opioids crisis - survivors & family members of victims provide insights into this real life tragedy
- The opioids crisis in the context of historical trauma suffered by First Nations
- The Economic Impact of the opioids crisis on First Nations
- The Cultural Impact of the opioids crisis and methods of traditional healing
- Break-out session to share and discuss programs that are working well against opioids within First Nation communities.
- Avenues of Empowerment - Legal recourse and advice for First Nations to hold accountable those responsible for the opioids devastation in our communities
Note: We have purposely kept the cost of attendance of the conference to a $ minimum because we want as many First Nations as possible to have access to the information and help.
We have also negotiated a special rate for you at the Grey Eagle Resort - just let them know you are attending the Opioids Conference to access the rate.
CONFERENCE HOSTED BY CARLYLE CONSULTING IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GLOBAL INDIGENOUS COUNCIL