Empowering Youth To Lead A Healthy Life is a Native youth health conference. The conference ran from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and was held at the Goodwill office space on N. 72nd St in Omaha. Presentation topics included teen pregnancy, STD/STI education, substance abuse, mental health & coping skills, Living A Culturally Healthy Lifestyle and the Importance of Ceremonies as an Indigenous Person. Keynote speakers were Capt. Dave Ellison with HRSA in Kansas City, Missouri, Echohawk Lefthand with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Earl Bullhead with the Native American Advocacy Program in South Dakota.

Thank you to our event sponsors and partners – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NOAH Clinic, Douglas County Health Department and Women’s Fund of Omaha.

For questions regarding Empowering Youth To Lead A Healthy Life or any of our programs/events, past or present, please contact the SOMS Project Director, SOMS Administrative Assistant, SOMS Program Manager or SOMS Youth Health Outreach Manager at 402-346-0902 ext. 219, 201, 223 or 205. To view past and current events, check out our calendar.

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