April 20, 2021 –
The Promoting Mental Wellness: Addressing Suicide and Substance Misuse Among Urban Native Youth During COVID-19 series is focused on promoting the mental wellness of urban Native youth by providing UIO staff and leadership with a comprehensive view of the extent of suicide and substance misuse among this group, strategies of addressing these concerns through clinical treatment, with special consideration of the impact of COVID-19.
Who Should Attend? Urban Indian Organizations
1. Recognize behaviors associated with stress in Native youth
2. Understand the negative impacts of stress on physical and behavioral wellness
3. Identify interventions/coping strategies/strengths-based solutions for chronic stress in Native youth
4. Identify how stress is intensified among Native communities by COVID-19