Come on by if you are in the area! It will be my first time on the island and I’m excited (and a wee bit nervous).
Hope & Healing
Coping with Trauma and Finding Personal Well Being
Thursday, March 16, 2017 • 4:00–6:00pm LGI | Nantucket High School
Christine Cissy White is a writer, health activist, trauma survivor, and speaker. She is the founder of Heal Write Now. Christine has been published in The Boston Globe, Ms. Magazine online, Spirituality and Health magazine, Elephant Journal, The Mighty, Psych Central, To Write Love on Her Arms, Role Reboot, The Center for Health Journalism and The Fix. Her advocacy work has been written about in Atlantic Monthly, Revelist, Huffington Post and The Mighty. Her work focuses on adverse childhood experiences, traumatic stress and the long-term health and well-being of trauma survivors. Christine blends research, interviews and personal experience throughout her speaking engagements. She’s co-founder of the #FacesOfPTSD campaign and currently manages the Parenting with ACEs group on the ACEs Connection Network.
Please join Fairwinds as well sponsor this FREE event to the community! Christine will be discussing topics such as: self-care as a second language, understanding adverse childhood experiences, and portable and affordable recovery tools. Q &A will be held at the end of the speaking engagement. CEU’s will be provided for those that attend the full training
You Matter Mantras
- Trauma sucks. You don't.
- Write to express not to impress.
- It's not trauma informed if it's not informed by trauma survivors.
- Breathing isn't optional.