Health & Safety
The Health & Safety component of the
Resident Services Department recognizes individual knowledge and
understanding as a primary factory for maintaining healthy and
secure living. By showing Tribal members the facts and risk factors
involved with common threats, the program attempts preventative
intervention to keep people away not just from danger, but
situations where trouble can arise.
The Health & Safety Program consists of the
- Crime Prevention Awareness - Crime Prevention
Awareness instructs individuals how to lower their chances of
becoming victims of crime. Sessions discuss statistics, tactics,
and strategies for remaining safe along with identifying
risk-factors and dangerous situations. Classes also cover crime
reporting, emergency responding, and emergency planning.
- Healthy Eating - Healthy Eating shows
individuals how to plan wholesome and nutritious meals. The classes
teach nutrition basics like understanding the food pyramid and
label reading. The program hopes to spread knowldge and improve the
overall health of Tribal families.
- Fitness Awareness - Fitness Awareness classes
remind the participants of the benefits of exercise and fitness.
This forum discusses simple ways to add a little activity in
members' lives as well as other methods of remaining fit and
healthy through simple lifestyle choices, like abstinence from
smoking, moderate drinking, and exercising more.
- Storm Safety - Storm Safety classes
demonstrate step by step methods for protecting oneself and others
during a storm. Oklahoma storms wreck havoc every year and threaten
thousands of unprepared families. In these classes, participants
learn how to properly prepare and react to snow storms and
- Youth Recreations - Youth Recreation
activities serve to distract and relieve individuals from the
pressures of young life. Organized physical activities become
positive outlets for youth energy while promoting a sense of
togetherness and adding a touch of fun.
& Alcohol Awareness - Drug & Alcohol Awareness
guides family members to the resources to help themselves or loved
ones with substance abuse issues. A review of statistics and
consequences aims to increase knowledge that will in turn
eventually lead individuals in need to seek appropriate help.