Announcements of June 2nd

Dream Seekers 2017 Summer Day Camp
Cultural activities, trips, traditional teachings, games, crafts, and more! Parents and guardians must complete registration for summer program.
Registration Open House Wednesday June 14th, 5-7pm. Contact Martha or Joe 313-846-3718.
Summer Day Camp Schedule 10am-3pm
Ages 8-11: Bullying Prevention July 10th—13th
Ages 12-17: Native STAND July 17th—20th
All Ages (8-17): Video Production July 24th—27th
Ages 5-7: Little Dreamers August 14th—17th (10am-2pm)
Dream Seekers Youth Programs are sponsored by SNAP-Ed, Indian Health Services, Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA), the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Suicide Prevention Grant, and are designed for Native American youth ages 5-17.

 

Baby Blanket Bundle Workshop
Join us this month for playgroup  on Friday, June 16, 11-1:30 with our special guest, Beth Moody, Indigenous Midwife, Shawnee/Potawatomi. Beth will lead a Baby Blanket Bundle Workshop, share her teachings about sacred bundles and guide parents in making personalized baby blankets for your own sacred bundles. Lunch will be provided and this event is open to all community members.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
June 19th, 8am-5pm, here at AIHFS we will be offering a free training to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health, or an addictions challenge, or is in crisis. If plan on attending, or you have questions, please contact Lauren at LLockhart@aihfs.org or Karen at KMarshall@aihfs.org.

 

Call for Nominations
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Technical Advisory Committee (TTAC) currently has vacancies for membership.  The TTAC was established in 2008 by SAMHSA in an effort to create a coordinated, agency-wide strategy to incorporate tribal guidance on SAMHSA priorities, policies, and resources.

 

Native Americans and Sex Trafficking
Friday, September 22nd, in East Lansing there will be a workshop on the impact of sex trafficking in Native communities, including the importance of historical trauma and the increased prevalence in tribal communities. The keynote speaker will be Emily Loerzel.

 

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