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.
The dates of the conference are July 29-August 2, 2019. Conference agenda, registration details, and related information for the 2019 event will be posted as soon as it is available. Click on the highlighted links below.
Lifetime Achievement Nomination Form
Service to Community Nomination Form
NAAPS Graduation Application Form
Join us in celebration of annual Native American Prevention Program Sharing Conference, offered during the same week as 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, age appropriate workshops and events and evening activities. The conference gives participants opportunities to:
The dates of the conference are July 29-August 2, 2019.
Click the links below for information on this year’s NAPPS conference and to register your youth to attend. Conference agenda, registration details, and related information for the 2019 conference will be posted as soon as it is available. Click on the highlighted links below.