Hollywood 4WRD Special Event -- A Tragic Storm: The Intersection of Homelessness and Addiction in 2023
Name: Hollywood 4WRD Special Event -- A Tragic Storm: The Intersection of Homelessness and Addiction in 2023
Date: June 13, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM PDT
H4WRD Special Event on June 13th -- Get Your Tickets Today! Come hear journalist Sam Quinones share his unvarnished observations about the state of meth and fentanyl addiction in the US today, and how it’s impacting our crisis of homelessness in Los Angeles. A moderated conversation will follow, bringing in other leading experts to look more deeply at how this issue has impacted the Greater Hollywood community. The event will conclude with an engaged Q&A with the audience. Our experts include: Sam Quinones -- Author of The Least of Us: True Tales of America in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth (2021) and Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (2015) Dr. Brian Hurley -- Medical Director, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Nicole Farley—Emergency Department Coordinator JWCH Institute, Inc.— Kaiser Permanente Thrive-Los Angeles Medical Center Emergency Department The conversation will be moderated by Kerry Morrison, Founder of Heart Forward (and founding Board Member of H4WRD), and sponsored by our generous partners at Healthnet and the W Hotels Worldwide in Hollywood, where this special event will be held. Tickets are $20 general admission and FREE for all Hollywood 4WRD members. No-host bar will be available and H4WRD members will receive one complimentary drink ticket. This event will sell out, so make sure to reserve your seat today!