Indigenous Wellness Research Institute

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November 6, 2019

Program Eligibility

This program is open to graduate level pre-doctoral, medical trainees, post-doctoral scholars and early-stage investigators (e.g.,  biomedical, behavioral, clinical or social sciences student with a health focus). Post-doctoral trainees are required to have received their PhD, MD, DDS, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution by the beginning of their appointment…


Program Overview

The LUNA program is adjusting some of training activities in response to the international coronavirus epidemic. Some possible adjustments may include online training in summer 2020, with international travel and research later in 2020 or in Summer 2021. 12-week intensive international summer research training program for pre-doctoral graduate/graduate level medical trainees and post-doctoral scholars. The…


November 1, 2019

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About NYEP Digital Storytelling

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Use these tools to create a healthy change in your life

Use these tools to create a healthy change in your life Drink slowly, rather than gulp or chug Put extra ice in your drink Avoid trying to “keep up” or “outdrink” others Eat before drinking to reduce the effects of alcohol Avoid drinks that contain multiple shots of alcohol Keep track of how much you…


How can we make positive changes to stay healthy?

Get exercise- Hiking, running, basketball, and other healthy choices naturally increase endorphins (chemicals that make us feel good) in our bodies. Get involved in the community- Volunteering, tutoring, and joining a club or extracurricular activity help us focus on other things in our lives that are fulfilling. Find new ways to manage stress- Stress can…


Alcohol Use Among Women

Alcohol Use Among Women The effects of alcohol are different for women: HORMONES. Women naturally have higher levels of the hormone “estrogen.” They may also take this hormone in the form of birth control pills. Having this hormone in your body makes digesting alcohol harder, so it has a bigger effect for a longer time….


What is Tolerance?

What is Tolerance? Tolerance means it takes more alcohol to get “buzzed.” Why is it important to reverse tolerance? How Do I Reverse Tolerance? Abstain from Alcohol for at least 3 weeks Think about how much you drink. How has it changed over the last year? Have you felt that your tolerance has increased or…


What are some reasons not to drink

Some Diné people decide not to drink. It may be because of cultural reasons, bad experiences, or just because they don’t want to drink. Choosing not to drink is called abstinence. By choosing this way of life , we reduce our risk of harm from alcohol. Who should avoid alcohol completely: If you plan to…


Why doesn’t more alcohol feel better?

This is because alcohol is a depressant (it “depresses” or slows down our central nervous system), even though the first effect we experience is a “buzz.” Alcohol also gives a ”buzz.” By the time we drink enough to reach .05 BAC, we’ve had too much alcohol and lose the “buzz.” Did you notice you felt…



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