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Facing Mental Health Challenges for Urban Indians – Session 2: Mental Health: How Discrimination Gets Trapped in the Body

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Save the dates: August 10, September 1, September 15 | 1-2 p.m. EST

This interactive series will provide a special focus on mental health issues ranging from coping with grief and loss to chronic stress and alcohol/substance misuse in our Urban Indian communities. Treatment and prevention experts will share effective strategies infused with cultural interventions that Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) can utilize within their wellness programs. Sessions will be informative, active, and designed to arm participants with vital resources to serve your communities.

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Join NCUIH for the second of the three-part series which will provide a special focus on mental health issues ranging from coping with grief and loss to chronic stress and alcohol/substance misuse in our urban Indian communities. Treatment and prevention experts will share effective strategies infused with cultural interventions that UIOs can utilize within their wellness programs. Sessions will be informative, active, and designed to equip participants with vital resources to serve their communities.

Session Two:

Mental Health: How Discrimination Gets Trapped in the Body
September 1, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

Presenters:
• Tommy Lee Woon, Breaths Together for a Change: Creating a World of Feeling and Seeing No Stranger, Founder
• Cinnamon (Spear) Kills First, Northside Advocacy LLC, Owner
• Aminah Ghaffar, The Coalition for Black and Indigenous Solidarity, Co-Founder

Objectives:
1. Understanding the effects of oppression in the body
2. Understanding the value of Indigenous wisdom – feeling it heals it – overcoming historical traumas in the body

Audience:
UIO ED/CEOs, UIO Staff

Details

Date:
September 1
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Venue

123 Easy Street
Nashville, TN 37211 United States
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Phone:
615-292-8642