NIC in the News: NIC criminology instructor wins award for overcoming addiction and trauma

NIC criminology instructor Geri Bemister is the recipient of the 2019 Courage To Come Back Award for Addiction.

The Courage to Come Back Awards are presented each year by the Coast Mental Health Foundation, a Vancouver-based non-profit that provides housing, employment and education opportunities and support services for those struggling with mental illness.

Watch Bemister's story from the Courage to Come Back Awards, as well as her acceptance speech, below.

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Read a profile of Bemister in the Vancouver Sun.