Brian Higgins grew up in Northern Ireland during the height of the troubles, a period of violent unrest between Catholics and Protestants and the struggle for Ireland's independence. KRCL's Lara Jones spoke with him to learn how he overcame the PTSD that resulted from the violence he experienced during his formative years, and created something to help others create their own recovery from mental health and susbtance abuse issues:
You can also learn more about Create Reel Change tomorrow night ((FRIDAY NIGHT)) at 7 p.m. at Urban Arts Gallery at the Gateway, where Brian will be the featured speaker at the Utah Arts Alliance’s Connect series.
If you want to know more about Brian's story, listen to the full conversation he had with Lara Jones:
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