2012 Recovery From Addiction Symposium Report

Palix Foundation

Stress, Resilience, Adolescence, ACEs, Trauma-Informed Care, Brain Plasticity, Brain Architecture, Addiction, Serve and Return

December 2013

This document highlights key speeches from the 2012 Recovery from Addiction Symposium. Keynote topics include the core story, toxic stress, trauma, neurobiology of addiction, changing the brain with therapy, and addiction and parenting. The report also includes an update from Alberta experts on progress being made to bring evidence-based innovation and change aimed at improving health and societal outcomes for Albertans. The report concludes with the symposium’s implications for research, for policy and for practice in Alberta.