Online ECHO Clinic | April 6, 2021

Presentation Title: Post Overdose Care – Addressing Vicarious Trauma

In this presentation, Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, discusses best practices for providing support following an overdose reversal as well as vicarious trauma, historical trauma, and ways we can support ourselves and others in a time of crisis.


Presenter Bios

Danica Love Brown, MSW, CACIII, PhD, is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma born and raised in Northern New Mexico. Danica is the Behavioral Health Director at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and has worked as a mental health and substance use counselor, social worker, and youth advocate for over 20 years. Danica is an Indigenous Wellness Research Institute ISMART fellow alumni, Council of Social Work Education, Minority Fellowship Program fellow alumni, and Northwest Native American Research Center for Health fellow alumni. Her research has focused on Indigenous Ways of Knowing and decolonizing methodologies to address historical trauma and health disparities in Tribal communities.

Presentation Slides

Post Overdose Care: Addressing Vicarious Trauma