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TEDx: Changing My Mind on the Best Path Forward With Drugs

In this thoughtful talk, Christina Dent shares her learning journey about the destructive impact of a criminal justice approach to drugs and addiction, as well as the mounting evidence that a health-centered approach would be much more effective.

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In this thoughtful talk, Christina Dent shares her learning journey about the destructive impact of a criminal justice approach to drugs and addiction, as well as the mounting evidence that a health-centered approach would be much more effective.

Christina is a lifelong Mississippian and was a staunch supporter of a criminal justice approach to drugs until she began to see its negative effects up close through her experiences as a foster mom.

She gave this TEDx Talk in 2019 and founded End It For Good later that year. She is a frequent conference speaker and interview guest as well as the author of the book Curious: A Foster mom’s Discovery of an Unexpected Solution to Drugs and Addiction.

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