Trickster Spirits and the Opioid Response: Cultural Considerations in Addressing Substance Misuse | November 16, 2021
Date of Presentation: November 16, 2021
Type: Past Presentation
In this presentation, Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, discusses indigenous trauma, Trickster Spirits, and other cultural considerations in addressing substance use disorders.
Dr. Danica Brown, PhD, MSW
Danica Love Brown, MSW, PhD, is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, born and raised in Northern New Mexico. She currently is the Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and has worked as a mental health and substance abuse counselor, social worker and youth advocate for over 20 years. She has a history of working in the areas of prevention, drug and alcohol/mental health treatment, community and restorative justice, and sexual health with Native American and adjudicated youth, families and women. She specializes in working with culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations and Tribal communities, utilizing a trauma informed care framework.
Date added: November 15, 2021