Conference on Critical Issues in Native American School-Based Mental Health

This is a press release from Two Feathers Native American Family Services:

Two Feathers Native American Family Services in conjunction with Stanford Psychiatry’s Center for Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing, are hosting a one day conference on Thursday, September 26th from 8:30 am to 4 pm. The conference will be held at the Bear River Community Center, 266 Keisner Rd, in Loleta.

International, national and local leaders in child and adolescent mental health will be discussing their research and work. Topics will include school mental health, school-based suicide prevention, youth opiate use prevention and law & education. Participating partners include the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District, Northern Humboldt Union High School District and Indian Health Service.

Dr. Virgil Moorehead Jr., a licensed psychologist working with Two Feathers and a speaker at the event said, “this conference is being held because of the need we see in our communities for youth mental health treatment and providing more school based mental health programs for Native American youth.”

Register by calling 839-1933 or by emailing: admin@twofeathers-nafs.org.  There is no charge to attend but there is limited seating so please reserve your space early.

For more information please visit the Two Feathers web site, www.twofeathers-nafs.org or visit facebook, twofeathersnafs.

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2 comments

  • Let’s drug KIDS…yay!

    That’s the only thing ‘psychiatry’ can or will do for kids or anyone in distress.

    (legal) drugs kill.

  • I think school is what’s causing the mental health problems. Being indoctrinated about what to think, instead of how to think, is bound to turn the brain inside out.

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