A Tragic Storm:  The Intersection of Homelessness and Addiction in 2023

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A Tragic Storm: The Intersection of Homelessness and Addiction in 2023

Three leading experts take a hard look at today’s meth and fentanyl crisis and how this intersects with the crisis of homelessness

By Hollywood 4WRD

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Date and time

Tuesday, June 13 · 5 - 7:30pm PDT


W Hollywood 6250 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028

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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Check-in and light refreshments

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Panel Discussion w Q&A (moderated by Kerry Morrison)

7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Book signing/Mix & mingle

About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Come hear journalist Sam Quinones share his unvarnished observations about the state of meth and fentanyl addiction in the US today, and how it is impacting our crisis of homelessness in Los Angeles. A moderated conversation will follow, looking specifically at how this issue has impacted the Greater Hollywood community, featuring L.A. County’s Dr. Brian Hurley, and Nicole Farley, taking a break from her work in the ER at Kaiser Permanente.

And you, the audience, will have a chance to bring your questions to the fore.

Our experts include:

  • Moderator: Kerry Morrison, Executive Director of Heart Forward

This event will sell out, so please do not delay in reserving your seat.

With appreciation to our sponsors Health Net and the W Hotel Hollywood. Tickets are $20 general admission and FREE for all Hollywood 4WRD members. No-host bar will be available and Hollywood 4WRD members will receive one complimentary drink ticket. (Not a H4WRD member yet? No worries -- You can sign up here!)

  • Convenient parking available at LA City public structure located at 1627 Vine Street
  • Sam Quinones will be pleased to sign copies of his book(s) for those who bring it to the event.

PLEASE NOTE: We look forward to an engaged Q&A with our panelists immediately following the moderated conversation. Once you register, you'll have the option to submit your question and we will do our best to ensure it is addressed at the event.

We're grateful to Health Net, LLC and the W Hotel Hollywood for their generous sponsorship of this event.

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