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 […]

Men, You Are Important

Promoting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of American Indian Men and Boys. June is Men’s Health Month. To all males, especially American Indian males, happy Men’s Health Month! Men, you don’t hear it often enough, so Men’s Health Month is a great opportunity to remind you that we appreciate all the sacrifices you make on […]

Is Diabetes Your Destiny? It’s Not the Native American’s! Promoting self-empowerment and change through healthy choices and policies

You may already know that some racial/ethnic groups have higher rates of diabetes. This is true for Native Americans who have the highest prevalence (existing cases) of diagnosed diabetes among racial/ethnic groups in the United States. What you may not hear often though, are the personal stories of those with diabetes. Travel with me to […]

Oral Health for All 2020: Improving Oral Health in Native Communities

  (Atlanta, Georgia 10/27/2017) As the leading U.S. philanthropy focused solely on oral health, the DentaQuest Foundation supports the nationwide development of the Oral Health 2020 network, a group of partners committed to working collectively at the national, state, and community levels to ensure that oral health is regarded as essential to overall health and […]

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes Among First to Allow Tobacco Quitline Signage at Tribal Travel Plazas

(Concho, Oklahoma 10/11/17) Aaron Williams – CDC’s Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) Tobacco Program Coordinator for Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal member, installs the first of several Quitline signage on gas pumps at the Cheyenne & Arapaho Travel Plaza at Concho, Oklahoma. The Southern Plains Tribal Health […]