Call for Proposals and Exhibitors for the 2016 National American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Conference | August 9-11, 2016:

The 2016 National American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Behavioral Health Conference will be held on August 9 – 11, 2016 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon.  The theme for 2016 is “Creating Trauma Informed Systems in AI/AN Communities.”

To learn more and view the conference draft agenda: https://www.ihs.gov/dbh/2016conference/

Call for Proposals:

The Indian Health Service National Council on Behavioral Health invites proposals for presenters addressing trauma informed behavioral health topics in the following five tracks:

  • Suicide Prevention, Intervention, & Postvention
  • Substance Use Prevention & Treatment
  • Behavioral Health Integration
  • Two Generation (2Gen) Approach (Native Youth & Native Elders)
  • Trauma Informed Supervision, Management, & Leadership

For more information on proposal submission: https://www.ihs.gov/dbh/index.cfm/2016conference/proposals/

Proposal Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016

Call for Exhibitors and Vendors: 

The Indian Health Service welcomes and encourages interested individuals and programs to showcase their programs or art as an exhibitor or vendor.

For more information on booth space: https://www.ihs.gov/dbh/2016conference/exhibitors

Exhibitor and Vendor Application Deadline: May 1, 2016