Manitoba Addictions Knowledge Exchange



Webinar – Re-thinking Family Violence: Centering Indigenous Knowledges (March 10, 12-2:00 CST)

​This webinar will centre Indigenous worldviews in exploring the issue of ‘family violence’. Based in Anishinabek knowledge about families, healthy relationships, holistic views of health and the relational nature of wellness, Leanne Simpson will provide teachings which will encourage a rethinking of family violence in the context of Indigenous worldviews. Using Anishinabek philosophies and storytelling, […]

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Webinar: “Cultural Safety for Indigenous Peoples: A determinant of health,” Feb. 17, 2016 @ 12:00 (noon) CST

February 17, 2016 noon (CST) Racism and prejudice towards Indigenous peoples is a determinant of Indigenous peoples’ health and well-being (or lack thereof). While cultural competencies and cultural safety courses are taking hold as ‘best practices’ across many jurisdictions, this seminar lecture presents more overtly the idea that racism remains a significant barrier to optimal […]

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Webinar: Urban and Rural Student Substance Use, January 29, 2016

Think all young people are the same? Think again. A study comparing Canadian youth who attend schools in urban and rural areas revealed differences in reports of alcohol use and driving after alcohol and cannabis use, but similarities in other substance use behaviours. Learn more about this study in our report, Urban and Rural Student […]

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Webinar: Resilience and the Human Spirit: Addressing Trauma and PTSD in Recovery – May 26, 2015 (1pm EDT/noon CDT)

As we have come to acknowledge the prevalence of trauma and PTSD, it is imperative to understand why and how the level of resilience of our clients plays such a vital role in the healing process. Those of us in the field have experienced both joy and grief as a result of the healing or the […]

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Webinar Feb. 26, 2015 – “Family Violence Prevention – Building Trauma Informed Communities”

CHNET-Works will be hosting a webinar on February 26, 2015 from noon- 1:30pm titled “Family Violence Prevention – Building Trauma Informed Communities.”  Trauma-informed practice addresses the impact of violence and victimization on the individual, family, and community’s life and development. It emphasizes choice, control, knowledge, survival skills, ethical integrity, and support on the person’s own terms. […]

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Webinar: Women and Recovery: Breaking Free from Addiction – Feb. 26, 2015

FREE Webinar: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm Women turn to substance use for many reasons, including untreated mental health issues and low-self esteem.  Shame, stigma, and multiple barriers to obtaining treatment, like a lack of family support, are some of the reasons why women struggle with returning to health after active addiction. This webinar will […]

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Recovery 2.0 FREE Online Conference – Feb. 6-12, 2015

The fourth Recovery 2.0 online Conference is coming up February 6-12 and it is completely FREE. The conference features 30 experts (including Dr. Gabor Maté) offering holistic approaches to treating addiction and finding sustainable long-term recovery in these powerful presentations.  No one needs to walk the path of recovery alone. There is a wealth of experience, wisdom, […]

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