Film Screenings - Learn about strengthening families through community awareness

Mon, Apr 18


The Roxy Theater

Film Screenings - Learn about strengthening families through community awareness

Join The Parenting Place to watch 2 short documentaries on trauma to learn how it can affect individuals and a community.

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Time & Location

Apr 18, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Roxy Theater , 718 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801, USA

About the Event

Healing Neen follows the amazing recovery of Tonier 'Neen' Cain from a lifetime of abuse and drug addiction to a career as a nationally known speaker and educator on the devastation of trauma and the hope of recovery. For 19 nightmarish years, she lived on the streets, racking up 66 criminal convictions, until finally treatment for her trauma offered her a way out and up. Her story points to the consequences of untreated trauma to individuals and society at-large, including mental health problems, addiction, homelessness and incarceration.

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cut- ting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease.

“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.”

The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health findings of a gener- ation. RESILIENCE  delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. Now understood to be one of the leading causes of every- thing from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior.

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