Peer-Based Recovery in Tribal Communities

Wednesday Sep 11, 2019 - 01:00pm to 02:30pm EDT
Event Description: 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance leadership, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program team, invites you to this no-cost webinar on September 11, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET.

Recovery from substance use disorders is a living reality in Native American communities across the United States. This webinar provides an overview of the recovery models and movements in Indian Country and presents three programs that use peer-based supports, tribal cultural practices, and other evidence-supported approaches to promote recovery, foster positive reentry, and enhance community resilience.

Presenters include:

  • Sade Heart of the Hawk Ali, President, First Nations LLC;
  • Erin Cretens, Program Manager, Hannahville Behavioral Health, Hannahville Potawatomi Indian Community, Wilson, Michigan;
  • Winona Stevens, Executive Director, Native American Reentry Services, Tacoma, Washington; and
  • A Peer Mentor, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Billings, Montana.
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Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program
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