On Monday, September 25, UFV will welcome Dr. Gabor Maté to Evered Hall. Maté, who will be speaking at 2:30 p.m., is an expert in the fields of addiction and trauma, and will be speaking with people who have “lived experience of trauma, addictions, and incarceration.”
An experienced medical doctor who is actively involved with Vancouver’s Portland Hotel Society, and the safe-injection site Insite, Maté is a bestseller and award-winning author of four books on topics such as attention deficit disorder, stress, parenting, and addiction.
The free event, called “Prisoners of Childhood: Reconciling Justice with Trauma History, Healing, and Resilience” will be followed by a book signing. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.