Resolution 2018-31: Lower Yukon Sobriety Camp

WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross have limited access to adequate substance abuse and treatment centers as the communities are on southern end of the TCC region and northern end of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation region; and WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion, and the entire TCC region, is plagued with high rates of alcohol and …

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Resolution 2018-19: Protect Our Tribal Members from Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Substance Abuse

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference’s Mission is to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development, and culture of the Interior Alaska Native people; and WHEREAS, the Interior region’s rates of sexual abuse, domestic violence, and child rape are some of the highest in the nation; and WHEREAS, protecting …

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Resolution 2017-15: Long Term Treatment for Alcohol and Substance Abuse

WHEREAS, Villages in the TCC Region are starting to see higher rates of alcohol and substance abuse; and WHEREAS, Frequently, tribal members with addictions need to be helped immediately because their children are in tribal custody; and WHEREAS, There is only one regional treatment option and it is short term; and WHEREAS, There is a need for a regional long term treatment option which …

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