Online ECHO Clinic | February 6, 2020
Presentation Title: Trickster Tails
Dr. Danica Love Brown, Behavioral Health Manager at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, demonstrates how traditional indigenous knowledge and stories can aid in overcoming trauma related to opioid addiction.
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.