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Delta School District Presents A Parent Information Night with Guy Felicella
November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Guy Felicella, Surviving addiction through a harm reduction paradigm.
Parents and youth, please join us for a Parent Information Night with Guy Felicella
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:00pm
Seaquam Secondary School Theatre
11584 Lyon Rd, Delta
ABOUT GUY FELICELLA
Guy Felicella grew up in a middle class home in Richmond but fell into addiction at a young age. Guy spent 30 years in the repeated cycle of gangs, addiction, treatment and jail. He spent nearly 20 years residing in the two block radius in the Downtown Eastside and using many resources, including harm reduction, to keep himself alive.
Today, Guy has escaped the grips of the turmoil that kept him suffering and resides with his wife and two young children with multiple years of recovery and sobriety under his belt.
Guy is passionate about advocating for the vulnerable people who still suffer in addiction and educating communities on harm reduction to eliminate the stigma that exists around it. Currently Guy works for Vancouver Coastal Health, Ministry of Mental Health and Addiction and the BC Centre on Substance Use.