Behavioral Health and Its Role at ANA

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Behavioral Health and Its Role at ANA

May 8, 2014

Behavioral health is a branch of interdisciplinary health that focuses on the relationship between a holistic view of human behavior and the well-being of the body as a whole. Native communities develop behavioral health programs to include culture-specific activities or treatment that integrate traditional practices and Western medicine in the context of health and wellness at all levels: individual, families, and community.

This webinar will explore the trend of Native communities using community-based projects and programs to develop cultural-based activities to enhance the well-being of the community.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the role of behavioral health in ANA’s community-based projects
  • Understand the importance of culture for behavioral health in community-based projects
  • Learn about other federal government agencies that support children’s mental health and behavioral health projects.


  • Angela Foster-Snow, Planning and Development Director, Fairbanks Native Association
  • Andy Hunt, M.S.W, L.I.C.S.W, Captain, US Public Health Service, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Patty Daniels, Cultural Coordinator, Chickasaw Nation Wellness Program

For More Information

Questions can be directed to Maria Griffin, Technical Assistance Specialist, Western Region TTA Center via email at or by phone at 1-888-788-8466.


May 8, 2014
Event Category:


Western Region TTA