Announcements of January 8th, 2016

Please note, the Wellbriety meeting on Wednesday, January 13th, is cancelled. Meetings will resume the following Wednesday.

Healthy Start Playgroup
Parents and young children are welcome to join us for our January playgroup on Friday, January 15, from 11am-1:30pm. Kathleen from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of Michigan will be joining us to talk to parents about asthma and allergies in kids. We also will be making and playing with playdough, eating three sisters quesadillas, and of course playing! Please call the Healthy Start office for more information.
12-11-15 Playgroup Winter 2015-2016

Suicide Prevention Training
Jan 22nd and 23rd we will be having an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training(ASIST) here at AIHFS. This is a 2 day training from 8am to 5pm. There is still space available to participate. To enroll or for more info contact Karen Marshall 313-846-6030.

Food Sovereignty Newsletter
Click the following pdf for the December 2015 edition of our AIHFS Food Sovereignty Newsletter.December Food Sovereignty News Letter

AIHFS January thru March 2016 Newsletter
Check out our latest newsletter with articles about winter cold safety tips, the Healthy Start/Healthy Spirit program, the Dream Seekers and much more. Click this link to read our online version. We hope you enjoy!

Solstice Pictures
In case you weren’t able to attend our recent Winter Solstice celebration, we have posted over 270 pictures on Facebook page! Click this link to go to our Facebook photo albums page.

Native Conference Seeking Presenters
The 2016 Native American Critical Issues Conference put on by the Michigan Indian Education Council is looking for presenters! The 2016 theme is Anishinabe Education: Community Relations and The Native Voices. This year’s conference will be held at the Zibiiwing Cultural Native Center, March 10th – 12th, 2016. Click the following pdf for more info. Native Conference Seeking Presenters

Evening with N. Scott Momaday
Friday, March 11, 2016, at the Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Michigan League Ballroom there will be a lecture with a reception for the Pulitzer prize-winning novelist, Native American scholar, and poet. For more info see our WordPress version.

Free Apps From SAMHSA

  • Suicide Safe – helps health care providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients.
  • KnowBullying – provides information and guidance on ways to prevent bullying and build resilience in children. A great tool for parents and educators, KnowBullying is meant for kids ages 3 to 18.
  • SAMHSA Disaster App – provides responders with access to critical resources—like Psychological First Aid and Responder Self-Care—and SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator to help responders provide support to survivors after a disaster.
  • Talk. They Hear You – is an interactive game that can help parents and caregivers prepare for one of the more important conversations they may ever have with children—underage drinking.
    Click here to go to the SAMHSA website apps page.

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