"HISTORICAL TRAUMA
HAS NOT CEASED,”

“Generational clarity is not just understanding the historical trauma
in the lives of individuals and communities.It is also understanding the strengths and values that the communities have..."
Stephen Kutz, Chair of American Indian Health Commission

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Electronic Health
Records Workshop

Washington State Tribal and Urban Indian Health Program
welcomes you to the Electronic Health Records Workshop. The event will
bring together leaders and staff from the Washington State Tribes
and UIHPs to learn, connect, and grow together.

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NEW DATE!
Save The Date

Selected Tribal Mental Health Counselors
will obtain training on involuntary treatment
for mental health and substance use disorders
*RESCHEDULED from June 5-9 to August 21-23

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4th Annual Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

SAVE THE DATE
Great Wolf Lodge | August 12-14

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WELCOME TO
THE AIHC

THE AMERICAN INDIAN HEALTH COMMISSION FOR WASHINGTON STATE (AIHC) is a Tribally-driven non-profit organization with a mission of improving health outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through a health policy focus at the Washington State level. AIHC works on behalf of the 29 federally-recognized Indian Tribes and two Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) in the state.

The Washington Indian Health Care Improvement Act
(HB 5415) signed by Governor Inslee
on Tuesday May 7th!

Legislative Updates Page

Pulling Together for Wellness

Pulling Together for Wellness Framework: Healthy Communities Public Health…

Health Care Reform

Upcoming Events! Electric Health Records Workshop: Wed, May 8,…

Medicaid System Transformation & Behavioral Health

Indian Health Care Provider Medicaid Transformation Projects Indian Manual…

Health Care System

Overview of the Indian Health Care System American Indian…

PASSED!

 

Washington Indian Health Improvement Act (HB 5415)

Governor Inslee signing Senate Bill 5415. Click below to find out more and see the status of our priorities.

 

Learn About Our Upcoming Events

 

May 28, 2019
  • Tribal/Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition Meeting | May 28, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    Thank you for your continued participation!
    Documents are posted on the AIHC THIC site from the last meeting:
    https://aihc-wa.com/immunizations/https://aihc-wa.com/immunizations/
    Tribal/Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition (THIC) meetings:

    Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/janolmstead 
    Online Meeting ID: janolmstead

    Dial-in Number: (515) 604-9760 Code 443129

    Agenda to be posted when available.

June 4, 2019
  • Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup | June 4, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    To attend via webinar:
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6704717850377139203 
     
    The Tribal Opioid Response Workgroup will meet for up to 2 hours every other month beginning in January 2019 and ending in September 2019. The purpose of the workgroup is to: 
    • Assess gaps and resources for the spectrum of opioid use disorders affecting American 
    Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals and tribal communities in Washington State; 
    • Develop goals and objectives for the Statewide Opioid Response Plan; and 
    • Develop recommendations for tribal programs to align their opioid response efforts with the statewide efforts as provided in the Statewide Opioid Response Plan. 
    We would very much appreciate having tribal representatives on this workgroup. Please email Lucilla Mendoza at lucilla.mendoza@hca.wa.gov if your tribe or Indian Health Program would like to designate a representative to participate in the workgroup.

June 5, 2019
  • HCA/DOH Monthly Tribal Meeting | June 5, 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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June 19, 2019
  • Tribal Evaluation and Treatment Facility Workgroup | June 19, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    Tribal Evaluation and Treatment Facility
    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
    https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/315124685
    You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States: +1 (312) 757-3121
    Access Code: 315-124-685

 

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