US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Field Meeting on Mental Health in North Dakota

uttc1_0Published August 15, 2016 

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTAOn Wednesday, August 17 at 9:30 AM CDT, the SenateCommittee on Indian Affairs will hold a field oversight hearing on “Addressing Trauma and Mental Health Challenges in Indian Country.” The hearing will take place in Bismarck, North Dakota, at the United Tribes Technical College.

DETAILS:

WHAT:      A field oversight hearing on “Addressing Trauma and Mental Health

                    Challenges in Indian Country.”

WHEN:        9:30 AM CDT, Wednesday, August 17, 2016

WHERE:    United Tribes Technical College

                     3315 University Drive

                     Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

The hearing will not be streamed live. Written witness testimony will be availableat indian.senate.gov.

WITNESSES:

 

The Honorable Lillian Sparks Robinson

Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, Administration for Children & Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Darren Cruzan

Deputy Bureau Director, Office of Justice Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Myrna Warrington

Chairwoman, Health and Family Committee, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Keshena, Wisconsin

Ms. Kathryn R. Eagle-Williams, M.D.,

Chief Executive Officer/Quality Care Director, Elbowoods Memorial Health Center, Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, New Town, North Dakota

Ms. Tami Decoteau, Ph.D.,

Clinical Psychologist, DeCoteau Trauma-Informed Care & Practice, PLLC, Bismarck, North Dakota

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