Leah Harris, M.A., is a mother, advocate, and storyteller who has written and spoken widely about her lived experiences of trauma, addiction, mental health challenges, and healing/resilience. She is passionate about promoting trauma-informed approaches across systems, sectors, and communities, and is a national lead trainer in the Trauma-Informed Peer Support curriculum developed for SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care. She is also a suicide attempt survivor who works to help change our national approach to suicide prevention and intervention to be more trauma-responsive and informed by the lived experience of attempt and loss survivors. Leah is also devoted to sharing mind-body resilience skills and creative expressive arts, including theatre and storytelling, as vehicles for trauma resolution and personal and collective healing and empowerment. To learn more about her and her work visit leahidaharris.com
Create Custom Programs
Holding the Hope will help you create and implement custom Peer Support, WRAP, and Suicide Prevention programs and workshops. Contact us today to see how we can help you design the most effective program for your group's specific needs.
June 7 @ 10:30 am - December 13 @ 12:00 pm
King County – Wellness Recovery Action Plan for Peers – Seminar 2 (WRAP for Facilitators) Training and Technical Assistance (5-Day)August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm
Clark County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – De-Escalation Skills for Certified Peer CounselorsSeptember 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Suicide Prevention Resources
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