Leech Lake Behavioral Health, integrates behavioral health with primary health care for women and adolescent girls who have experienced or are experiencing trauma, alcohol/drug abuse and/or violence in their lives. The program will provide assessments, evaluations education, therapy and case managment.
Three main Objectives of Behavioral Health:
- To provide proactive behavioral helath assistance to children, youth, and their families living on tribal reservations, urban areas, and in Alaskan Native villages;
- To decrease the risk factors that contribute to youth violence, bullying, and suicide; &
- To increase the protective factors that are linked to the healthy and safe development of AI/AN children and their families.
Behavioral Health provides access to a number of activities for American Indian tribes. Some of those activities are:
- Technical assistance and training on the use of evidence-based interventions and culture-based interventions that prevent youth bullying and violence and programs that promote healthy communitites
- Grief and loss issues
- Stress, anxiety, and depression
- Historical and generational trauma
- Living with chronic diseases
- Domestic violence
- Communication skills
- Support for lifestyle changes
- Leadership Skills
- Self esteem building
Women & adolescent girls whom are eligible for services through IHS.
This program focuses on youth ages 12-24.
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