The mission for the annual MAIIADS conference is: “To provide education on alcohol and drug abuse that addresses the total well-being of the American Indian individual, family, and community that is sensitive to cultural healing traditions.” The Institute is a time for professionals from American Indian communities to come together and enhance their knowledge about chemical abuse, to discuss ways to approach the healing of their communities, to learn new techniques, and most importantly, to continue their own healing processes.
Even though these are unprecedented times and we’re experiencing many things we don’t have control over, our goal is to provide quality conference sessions you can attend and enjoy from the comfort and safety of your own home.
In other words, we’re going digital and putting our 2020 MAIIADS & NAPPS Youth Track conference content online!
Registration details for the 2020 event are listed below, online registration is encouraged.
In order to provide quality, online content, we need breakout session presenters who are willing to provide a recorded session. Please click here for instructions on how to prepare and send your presenters’ video and proposal form to the conference organizers. Roxanne DeLille also explains the process and provides greetings in this short video.
Join us in celebration of annual Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference, offered concurrently with the Minnesota American Indian Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies Conference (MAIIADS). This conference has been designed to provide both ADULT and YOUTH participants an opportunity to network and learn about substance abuse prevention. This conference features keynote speakers and age-appropriate workshops. The conference gives participants opportunities to: