Announcements of March 24th


Seeking Young Adults Ages 15 – 26
The SAMHSA System of Care (SOC) grant at AIHFS has an immediate need for your participation in a Youth United Open House here at AIHFS.  The open house is from 5PM to 7PM on Thursday March 30th in the Social Hall.  You will receive a $20 Target gift card for attending the open house whether or not you want to participate in the future.  Learn about Youth Move Detroit and how to be a part of our advisory council.  Your future participation will not only provide you with knowledge, activities and leadership skills but you will also receive a stipend for your efforts.  So, bring a friend and meet us in the social hall on Thursday March 30th from 5-7 pm.  Should you have any questions please call Bob Davis at (313) 846-6030.


Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
One in three American adults is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, which is why AIHFS is participating in American Diabetes Association Alert Day® On March 28 we encourage you to take a quick (and anonymous) one-minute Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you’re at risk.
An estimated 86 million American adults have prediabetes, which means they have blood glucose (sugar) that’s higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes is reversible, and knowing your risk is the first step.
Please make sure to mark your calendar for American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 28 and take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. To schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Provider with AIHFS, please call (313) 846-6030.


Women’s Society
Attention all Women! In keeping with the times, we are SPRINGING forward a half hour earlier beginning April 6th! Women’s Society is moving  to 5:30pm-7:00pm! So shake off the weekday  blues and join us on Thursday evenings @ 5:30PM.


Survey For Youth
Calling all Native American Youth ages 12-18 in Southeast Michigan!  American Indian Health (AIHFS) is doing a survey to hear from youth like you about topics important to you. The survey has questions about your health, lifestyle, and habits.  If you complete the survey you will get a $10 gift card!  Your answers to the survey are very important!
Here is the link to the survey:


Seeking Marketplace or Expanded Medicaid Stories
We at AIHFS are looking for people who want to share their experiences with gaining insurance through the marketplace plans or expanded Medicaid. If you are interested please contact us at


Garden Workday Survey
The Sacred Roots program here at AIHFS is getting ready to add garden workdays into their calendar very soon! Please take a moment to fill out a super quick survey about your availability!
Let us know if you have any questions.


Ann Arbor Pow Wow
April 1st and 2nd, at the Skyline High School in Ann Arbor will be the 45th annual Dance For Mother Earth pow wow. Head veteran is Chris Franklin. Host Drum are the Bear River Singers. Also, look for our AIHFS table in the vendor area and be sure to stop and say hi.


World Indigenous Peoples Conference
July 24 through 29, in Toronto, Ontario, the Six Nations Polytechnic and their sponsors, welcome the world to World Indigenous Peoples Conference 2017. Over the course of the conference there will be opening ceremonies, community tours, presentations, workshops, panels and closing ceremonies.


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