April 25, 2019

Mortons open cannabis dispensary to give back

Brandy and Michael Morton began operating M’s Dispensary in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, as a way to give back to the community. They donate a portion of the company’s monthly profits to local homeless outreach efforts and offer continuing education courses to show the health benefits of cannabis.
March 28, 2019

Behavioral Health offers suicide prevention training

the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Department held its first QPR suicide prevention training for Tribal employees. QPR stands for “question, persuade and refer.”
March 25, 2019

Peltier descendant brings medical expertise back home

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.
March 19, 2019

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed in March

American Indian and Alaska Native women are three times more likely to receive an AIDS diagnoses than their Caucasian counterparts.
February 27, 2019

Parsons joins health services staff in managing diabetes

Shelby Parsons joined CPN's Diabetes Initiative as a nurse and case manager, helping patients manage their diabetes.
February 14, 2019

Cole’s degree may save Native American lives

Tribal member Ashley Cole finds herself drawn to helping Native American youth with their mental health and hopes to use suicide prevention methods as a licensed psychologist in the near future.
February 12, 2019

Examining trauma provides insight into mental health disparities and poverty across Indian Country

Exposure to adverse, distressing events such as forced removal and cultural loss across multiple generations can manifest in anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses.
February 11, 2019

CBD products now available

Recently, four Citizen Potawatomi Nation enterprises began selling several locally produced CBD products.
February 6, 2019

CPN locations achieve designation as Blue Zones Project Approved worksites

Several Citizen Potawatomi Nation worksite locations recently received approval from the Blue Zones Project, meaning the Tribe helps employees make healthier choices daily.