Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope (60 min.) at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay.
Recent research has shown how homelessness, drug addiction, obesity, and even cancer and heart disease are often linked to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). There are simple things caring adults can do to prevent stressful events turning into toxic stress with lifelong consequences.
An expert panel from the Local Action Team for Child & Youth Mental Health will provide valuable insights and resources after the screening.
Doors open at 6:30 to check out the information tables in the lobby. Admission by donation.