Health Education

The following links provide information on various programs and resources that promote Health Education among American Indian and Alaska Natives:

The American Indian and Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book

The American Indian and Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book is intended to provide context for the AI/AN National Strategic Plans on Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention, both finalized in 2011. The plans identify priorities, goals, and strategic action steps to further develop this system of care, and to better address behavioral health concerns in Indian Country. It is intended to inform the individual and collective efforts of substance abuse, mental

NIWHRC Health Education Publications and Media

Here you will find information regarding Cardio Health, Lupus, Osteoporosis and Breast and Cervical Cancer education. We have PowerPoints, brochures, and DVDs/Videos available for the cost of shipping and handling.

Native C.I.R.C.L.E. is a resource center, within the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, which provides cancer-related materials.& These materials may teach prevention, detection, treatment or all three. Brief summaries of these materials are available here.

IHS Health Education Website

This website provides basic information about the Indian Health Service Health Education Program that encourages a partnership with American Indian/Alaska Natives that results in American Indians and Alaskan Natives becoming active participants in the improvement of their health status. Believing that many of the health problems found in American Indian and Alaskan Native communities are the result of behavior and lifestyle choices, the Health Education program is committed to an emphasis on wellness through health promotion and disease prevention.

Keeping the Circle Strong Presentations, Albequerque, NM., June 9-11, 2008

The National Indian Women's Health Resource Center hosted a two and a half day national conference in Albuquerque, NM June 9-11, 2008.

Click Here for Conference Materials

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