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.
Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber celebrated American Indian Achievement with more than 350 attendees from across the United States. Attendees gathered at the Marriott Denver Tech Center to honor American Indian Businesses, Professionals, Scholars, Tribes and Partners. (read more)
Local foodies and beer lovers, rejoice! Denver International Airport (DEN) announced the opening of Tom’s Urban Kitchen and Tivoli Brewery, located at the Westin Denver International Airport, just off the airport’s outdoor plaza. (read more)
This month First Peoples Fund and partners Lakota Funds and Artspace broke ground on Oglala Lakota Artspace, an 8,500-square-foot Native arts and cultural center on the Pine Ridge Reservation. (read more)