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Heather Medicine Bear, MPH joins the National Native Network

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan is pleased to welcome Heather Medicine Bear, MPH as the new Program Manager for the National Native Network. Heather is an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community, Akimel O’odham.  She comes to us from Hawaii Pacific University, where she serves as an adjunct professor at the College of […]

Outreach from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products

Below is the quarterly newsletter from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.  The FDA CTP provides a quarterly newsletter with CTP updates and resources for stakeholders at American Indian/Alaska Native-serving organizations.  The most recent issue of the newsletter is below.  Should you wish to be added to these communications, reach out to Megan Hicks, at […]

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month

The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership  vaccine-preventable cancers work group has compiled a list of resources to help cancer coalitions and others who want to work in liver cancer prevention through hepatitis B vaccination. They ask that you please help raise awareness among your networks about this new resource list. Please use any of the […]

August E-Newsletter

Our August E-Newsletter is out! In this issue: How would you translate Nathan’s Tips from Former Smokers poster? Pap-a-Thon Toolkit Webinar Information Welcome Kelsey Evans from SEARHC By the Sea Arts and Seafood Festival And much more! Click here to read the newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/itcmi/august-2022-e-newsletter

Medicaid Coverage Tobacco Cessation Resources Available

The American Lung Association has new Medicaid coverage tobacco cessation resources on their website that might be helpful in your work. Making the Case to Improve Medicaid Coverage: A Resource Guide (here) This guide is designed to help state and local tobacco control staff who want to work to improve tobacco cessation coverage for their […]

LGBTQ+ Tobacco Use New Issue Brief

The University of Michigan Tobacco Research Network has developed a new issue brief focused on tobacco use among LGBTQ+ individuals. This resource is intended to help organizations offer more supportive, affirming, and effective tobacco prevention and cessation programs for LGBTQ+ individuals. It features recent data from surveys and focus groups with Michigan LGBTQ+ individuals.

HRSA Webinar: Tobacco Cessation for Women of Reproductive Age, Including Pregnant Women

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 1 – 2 pm ET This webinar will focus on strategies and tools for implementing tobacco cessation interventions and treatment for persons of reproductive age, including pregnant women who use tobacco.  CDC and CMS will provide a snapshot from the national perspective related to tobacco use among this population, cessation screening […]

Tips Partner Webinar Science and Practice of Smoking Cessation in SUD Treatment

August 25, 2022 11:00 am MT Learn about the California Behavioral Health and Wellness Initiative, an innovative 5-year project to assist behavioral health agencies (including residential SUD treatment programs) with implementing tobacco-free (TF) campus policies and evidence-based tobacco cessation treatment.  The success of this initiative led to CA State Assembly Bill AB0541, which was signed […]

National Native Network Welcomes Kelsey Evans from SEARHC

The National Native Network welcomes Kelsey Evans from the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.  Kelsey will be the Network’s lead contact in our Alaska region. Kelsey Evans was born and raised in Southeast Alaska with a strong background in subsistence living with a focus on tradition and community.  She completed her Associates of Science in […]

Upcoming Events

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Reclaim Sacred Tobacco Bi-Monthly Call | Organized by American Non Smokers' Rights Foundation and Air is Life | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Selfmade Health Network Webinar Series:  A Roadmap for Reducing Risks Associated with Cancers and Cardiovascular Disease | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

2023 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference | The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs, Colorado | Core Conference:  March 29-31, 2023 | Intensive Training Seminars:  March 27 - 28, 2023 | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Tribal Public Health Conference 2023 | Choctaw Casino & Resort, Durant, Oklahoma | LEARN MORE AND REGISTER