A report was recently released by Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) finding alarmingly high rates of sexual violence against predominantly homeless or low-income Native women in Seattle, WA. (read more)
Suicide Clusters within American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities. Clinical Guidelines for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants. Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders. (read more)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published new guidance to help expand healthcare providers' understanding of using medications to treat people with opioid use disorder (OUD). (read more)
The Senate is currently working to finalize the third minibus appropriation bill, H.R. 6157, legislation that combines fiscal 2019 spending measures for defense, labor, health & human services, and education. The bill includes $1.5 billion to combat the opioid epidemic by providing treatment, prevention, and recovery programs which will be accessible through State Opioid Response Grants.
City and County of Denver announced the move of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program from the Denver Office of Economic Development’s Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO) to Denver International Airport (DEN). (read more)
An enrolled member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Ms. Compton holds a J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, and a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross. (read more)