Perseverance, Resiliency and Hope: A Strength-Based Perspective

Sarah Howroyd, LCSW, Manchester, CT HOPE Initiative Co-Founder

Sarah Howroyd will share best evidence-based practices for making connections on mental health and/or substance use issues. She will provide professional insight into working with this population as well as her own story of hope, resilience, and perseverance after darkness. Sarah will also discuss the stresses people face in the present pandemic and how this can exacerbate issues surrounding mental health and/or addictions.

This presentatation was part of the virtual event: SUBSTANCE MISUSE PREVENTION: A 2-DAY SUMMIT OF STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOLS, held AUGUST 18-19, 2020

Funding for this event was made possible in part by a State Opioid Response Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Additional Info

  • Resource Topic: Substance Misuse Prevention
  • Source: SERC
  • Year of Publication: 2020
  • Resource Type: Video