Thu., Jan. 27 | VIRTUAL

Gabor Maté: Trauma, Illness & Healing

This talk shows how a society dedicated to material pursuits rather than genuine human needs and spiritual values stresses its members, undermines healthy child development and dooms many to chronic illness, from diabetes to heart disease, from autoimmune conditions to cancer.

Time & Location

Jan. 27, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST
VIRTUAL

About the event

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Identify two separations imposed by Western Medicine on the health and well-being of the population.

Name three chronic conditions that are correlated with stressful social environments.

Describe one shift in focus that would support a healthier population.

Gabor Maté (pronunciation: GAH-bor MAH-tay) is a retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. The bestselling author of four books published in over twenty-five languages, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Gabor is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship of stress and illness. For his groundbreaking medical work and writing he has been awarded the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown, Vancouver. To learn more, join his e-news list at www.drgabormate.com.

Speakers:

Dr. Robert Tanguay: Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Newly Institute. He will be our MC for this session.

Target Audience: Everyone is welcome.

To access this session from zoom:

https://fntn.zoom.us/join

Meeting ID: 892 1517 6887

Passcode: 474140

Please register for session at:

http://WWW.FNTN.CA

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