the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Department held its first QPR suicide prevention training for Tribal employees. QPR stands for “question, persuade and refer.”
Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.
American Indian and Alaska Native women are three times more likely to receive an AIDS diagnoses than their Caucasian counterparts.
Shelby Parsons joined CPN’s Diabetes Initiative as a nurse and case manager, helping patients manage their diabetes.
Exposure to adverse, distressing events such as forced removal and cultural loss across multiple generations can manifest in anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses.
Recently, four Citizen Potawatomi Nation enterprises began selling several locally produced CBD products.
Several Citizen Potawatomi Nation worksite locations recently received approval from the Blue Zones Project, meaning the Tribe helps employees make healthier choices daily.
After one year, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Safety Department has trained thousands of Tribal employees how to perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator. The Nation’s goal remains to have every employee trained and ready to help.