Month: September 2021

National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and throughout the month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. This year, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) will amplify the Lifeline’s #BeThe1To message, highlighting that everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. After a year …

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CNAY AND NHSC ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL COHORT OF CALM BEFORE THE STORM LEADERS

Washington, DC: The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute and Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) proudly announce the inaugural cohort of the Calm Before the Storm leadership program. The cohort consists of 7 Native American youth leaders who are students at the tribal college. Throughout the program, youth leaders will develop …

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NHSC Responds to Impact of the Pandemic by Forgiving Student Debt

New Town, ND – To assist students still recovering from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) has forgiven outstanding student debt, allowing students to begin the 2021-22 academic year free from previous tuition-related obligations. “Our students have faced considerable personal losses as a result of the pandemic,” said Dr. Twyla …

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NHSC Approved to Offer Distance Education Courses

New Town, ND — The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has provided approval for Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) to offer courses via distance education in addition to the college’s current inperson learning model. Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC) has recently received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer courses via Distance Education. Previously, …

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Reward Offered for Information Regarding Fentanyl Trafficker

The U.S. Department of State is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of People’s Republic of China (PRC) national Jian Zhang, a key leader of the transnational criminal Zhang Drug Trafficking Organization. This reward is also offered for information leading to his location. Zhang was …

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International Overdose Awareness Isn’t Over Yet

Just because August has passed by, doesn’t mean we should be any less diligent in our efforts to shine a light on the dangers of overdoses. August 31st was the official day recognized internationally but, with COVID-19 rates increasing throughout the state, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division, community partners and tribal …

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