New Resources to Help Prevent Trauma and Suicide During Catastrophic Events

New online modules focus on an equitable approach and rapid strategy development Suicide is preventable. Unfortunately, over the past 16 months, younger adults, people of color, essential workers, and unpaid caregivers have reported increased thoughts of suicide. Emerging data shows a spike in suicide rates among Black Americans in certain locales and increased emergency department […]

Warrior, Your Health is Important

June is Men’s Health Month. Our campaign theme is Let’s Hear It for the Warriors. This week’s theme is Warrior, Your Health Is Important, and it ties into this week’s blog and the webinar topic. The following question and answer were part of an interview between Susan Gay and Jeremy Fields addressing the mental health […]

Taking Care of Our Warriors from the Inside Out

June is Men’s Health Month. Our campaign theme is Let’s Hear It for the Warriors. This week’s theme is Taking Care of Our Warriors from the Inside Out, and it ties into this week’s blog and the webinar topic. The following question and answer were part of an interview between Susan Gay and Jeremy Fields […]

Warriors Breaking the Silence on Their Mental Health

June is Men’s Health Month. Our campaign theme is Let’s Hear It for the Warriors. This week’s theme is Warriors Breaking the Silence on Their Mental Health, and it ties into this week’s blog and the webinar topic. The following question and answer were part of an interview between Susan Gay and Jeremy Fields addressing […]

Reclaiming a Healthy Warrior Mentality

June is Men’s Health Month. Our campaign theme is Let’s Hear It for the Warriors. This week’s theme is Reclaiming a Healthy Warrior Mentality, and it ties into this week’s blog and the webinar topic. The following question and answer were part of an interview between Susan Gay and Jeremy Fields addressing the mental health […]

Let’s Hear it for the Warriors

Do you remember the 1980’s hit song, “Let’s Hear It for the Boy”? In it, singer Deniece Williams expresses her unconditional love for the man she referred to as “the boy.” It didn’t matter that he wasn’t rich, didn’t talk sweet, didn’t dress fine, sang off-key, or anything else. What really mattered was that he […]

Physicians and Healers: A traditional perspective on COVID-19 (Corona Virus)

April 20, 2020 By Walt Hollow, M.D., (Sioux/Assiniboine) President, Association of American Indian Physicians; Richard Two Dogs (Oglala Lakota – South Dakota); Chris Tall Bear (Cheyenne & Arapaho – Oklahoma); David Begay, Ph.D (Navajo – Arizona); Miguel Flores, Jr. (Tohono O’odham – Arizona); and Michelle Kahn-John, Ph.D., RN (Navajo – Arizona) “Tuŋkašila aŋpetu ki le oyate […]

Tribal Public Health Conference 2020 Cancelled Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Official Statement From The Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and 7th Generation March 12, 2020 | Oklahoma City, OK Recognizing the ongoing and increased uncertainty that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing throughout Indian Country and the world, the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB) and 7th Generation have agreed to cancel our upcoming Tribal Public […]

Strength in Community, Power in Connection: A Call to Action for All Native People

  Throughout my years working in American Native communities, one of the most important lessons I’ve learned is the power of relationship. From the level of community, to family and other interpersonal levels of healing, relationship has been a most necessary catalyst. In the spring of 2018, along with my colleagues at Thrive Unltd., we […]

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