opioid use disorder

Friday, June 5th 2020 - Polson, MT

Please join us for this one day tribal technical assistance training that provides information about methods of addressing the opioid crisis in tribal regions. .  This gathering will be facilitated by Iris PrettyPaint and led by Kim Paul.

The event will be held at Kwa Taq Nuk Hotel & Casino on Flathead Lake in Polson, Montana.  The event was planned for a Friday in summer in hopes that time could be enjoyed in the area.  Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a dinner will be provided at this event.  Lodging will be paid for by Montana State University, and mileage reimbursements are available.  Since many will be traveling from many miles away, lodging is available both the night before and night after the event.  

Event Highlights Include:

  • Field Recommendations:  Five Tribal Responses to the Opioid Crisis 
  • Administrative & Financial Strategies:  Establishing Sustainable Reimbursement Services
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT):  Stigma & Diversion
  • Action Planning for Sustainability
  • Grant Writing & Funding Sources
  • Evening session:  Piikanii Lodge Health Institute:  Indigenous Mindfulness & self care

Event Location and Logistics:


Friday,  June 5th, 2020

   Training:                  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   Dinner:                    5:00 pm
   Self Care Session:  6:30 pm

Location: Kwa Taq Nuk Hotel & Casino
  49708 US HWY 93 EAST
Polson, MT 59860
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As mentioned above, lodging, meals and mileage will be paid by Montana State University.  Please let us know any special dietary needs. Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations to participate in MSU sponsored programs and events. 

RSVP to this event in one of four ways:


CALL (406) 994-3088 to register by phone

PRINT AND MAIL in your Printable Registration Form.

Email inquiries to Jennifer Munter