Community Announcements 3-13-15


Community Advisory Council Meeting Focus Group
Thursday, March 19, we will be having a conversation about our suicide prevention efforts and program. It will be about an hour long and there will be food beforehand. We are in need of 20 participants and you will receive a $20 gift card for participating. Please RSVP to me, John Marcus, in advance to reserve a spot for your participation.
3-19-15 CAC focus group

Healthy Start Playgroup
Our monthly playgroup is coming up next Friday, March 20, from 11am-1:30pm. Playgroup is open to all parents and caregivers with young children. This month our parent circle will be discussing dental care and household safety with our Madonna nursing students. Come join us! Click on the link below to view pdf schedule.
Playgroup 2015

Anishinaabek Ceremonies Presentation
Saturday, March 21, traditional healer, Harlan Downwind, will be presenting on Anishinaabek ceremonies in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Anishinaabek Ceremonies Presentation

ASIST Training
Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, Latino Family Services will be the hosting site for an ASIST training by AIHFS staff.  Tina Louise and Karen Marshall will be the trainers.
ASIST training march 27-28 LFS

Suicide Safe App
This free app, based on the nationally recognized Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card, is designed to help primary care and behavioral health providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practices and address suicide risk among their patients. Suicide Safe is now available for free on iOS® and Android™ mobile devices. For more info, including where to download them from, click here.

Call for Nominations – Traditional Foods in Native America
The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma has been honored to be involved in developing a Compendium of Traditional Foods Stories, a project commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Native Diabetes Wellness Program (NDWP). The purpose of this compendium is to highlight traditional foods programs in culturally and geographically diverse American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.  For more info click on this link

NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is pleased to announce the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC) for master’s students interested in specializing in the addiction/substance use disorder profession and open to working with the needs of racial and ethnic minorities and/or transition age youth post-graduation.
NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program

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