Mental Health & Resiliency 

2 nd and 4 th Thursdays 

2:00-3:00 p.m. ET / 1:00-2:00 p.m. CT / Noon-1:00 p.m. MT 
11:00 a.m.-Noon PT / 10:00-11:00 a.m. AK

  • Except for the Navajo nation, Arizona does not observe daylight saving time (DST). During the DST period (March to Early November) Arizona time matches Pacific Time. From November to March, Arizona follows Mountain time.
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The pandemic of SARS COV-2 virus (COVID-19) has had a profound impact on both health care providers and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) patients.

The Mental Health and Resiliency TeleECHO, aims to support healthcare providers in treating the mental health concerns of AI/AN patients and supporting peers during the pandemic crisis and its aftermath, while also managing their own wellbeing.  Topics will include:  Provider and Staff Self-Care, Provider and Patient Resiliency, Mental Health Disorders, Trauma Informed Care, Suicide Prevention, Evidence-based and Practice-based Treatment Modalities, etc.  This program is supported and funded by the Indian Health Service, but open to all.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Other members of the healthcare team


Topic Date Presenter(s)

The Benefits of AI Traditional Medicine/Healing in Primary Care for Patients and Providers

01/14/2021 Donald Warne, MD, MPH

Coping with Ambiguous Loss

01/28/2021 Avron Kriechman, MD

Disrepect: Native Elder Abuse, Financial Exploitation, and COVID-19

02/11/2021 Jacque Gray, PhD

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