National TEC Best Practices Report 2013


Health Topics:

General Health

Heart Disease/Stroke




Substance Abuse

Injury Prevention


Health Board Resources:

Area Health Boards

OCAITHB Member Tribe Websites



State Resources:

Indian Health Care Resource of Tulsa

Kansas Center for Public Health Preparedness

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Health Institute

OK Dept Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Oklahoma Diabetes Center

Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Oklahoma State Health Department

SW Center for Public Health Preparedness

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Medicaid Program




National Resources:

American Indian Institute 

Association of American Indian Physicians

Direct Service Tribes 

Friends Committee on National Legislation

Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts

National Health Observances

National Indian Council on Aging

National Center on Minority Health and HD

National Congress of American Indians

National Indian Health Board

National Indian Women's Health Resource Center

National Institutes of Health

TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC

Tribal Self-Governance

Tribal Technical Advisory Group (TTAG)

Locate a Public Health School in your area


Federal Resources:

Administration for Native Americans

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ATSDR Office of Tribal Affairs

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Healthy People 2010

Indian Health Service

Office on Minority Health

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

U.S. National Library of Medicine

U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs


Health Care Resources:

Oklahoma Health Care Authority Citizenship Documentation Requirements

Information on Public Health Education from






General Health

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Healthy People 2010

    National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

    American Indian Health

    2008 National Health Observances


Heart Disease/Stroke

    American Heart Association

    OMH - Heart Disease and American Indians and Alaska Natives

    CDC - American Indian and Alaska Native Heart Disease and Stroke Fact Sheet



    American Cancer Society

    National Cancer Institute

    OMH - Cancer and American Indians and Alaska Natives



    National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse - American Indians/Alaska Natives and Diabetes

    American Diabetes Association - Native Americans and Diabetes

    Oklahoma Diabetes Center



    Tobacco Stops With Me Campaign

    Become an Ex Campaign

    Cigarette Advertisements Emphasize Youthful Vigor Flyer (pdf)

    How the Tobacco Industry Targets Native Americans (pdf)

    Facts on the Health Hazards of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke (pdf)

    Native American Secondhand Smoke Posters (pdf)

    Recipe for Death (pdf)

    Cigarette Smoking Among Adults in Oklahoma (pdf)

    Youth Susceptibility to Smoking (pdf)

    Youth Access to Tobacco (pdf)

    Tobacco Industry's Poster Child (pdf)

    Report finds risk in all secondhand smoke (pdf)

    The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke


Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

    Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

    National Institute on Drug Abuse

    Find Rehab Resources in your area



Injury Prevention

    CDC Injury Center

    IHS Injury Prevention Program