Addiction is “creating a wave of mental illness” among our unhoused individuals, further complicating the solution to homelessness. Now, as spotlighted by Sam Quinones in The Atlantic (October 18, 2021), a new kind of meth is presenting increased dangers to homeless individuals as well as the communities in which they live.
Dr. Christine Grella, Co-Director of UCLA’S Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, who will inform us about current research and approaches to intervention and treatment of addiction.
What can be done?
What is required to genuinely help an addict, particularly someone who is homeless?
Is there realistic hope for addressing addiction?
What can we as community members do to help?
Monday, January 24, 2022
7:00 – 8:15 pm | Zoom Webinar
REGISTER HERE: https://us06web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_w7AkaKzTSbSonWtxm2IaLw
Hosted by: Pacific Palisades Task Force on Homelessness