NANN has the goal of making the system of care serving Native Americans in Los Angeles County as seamless as possible. Areas of concerns and need are:
Changing Spirits is a social model, community based 180 day Residential Recovery Program founded in 1999 for American Indians who suffer from Alcohol and/or Drug Addiction. Residents of Changing Spirits are provided with a culturally relevant array of services using evidence based practices designed to support recovery. Cognitive Therapy Alcohol/Drug Education One on One Counseling Support Groups
12 Step Groups Resident Council Anger Management Recreation and Social Activities Family Involvement Diabetes and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Detox Referral Gateway to Education Silver Smith, Beadwork, and Art Studio Cultural Activities Sweat Lodge Native Drum Ă˘€śChanging SpiritsĂ˘€ť Changing Spirits is a non-profit program that does not deny services based on race, ethnic background, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or the ability to pay.
Several time a year, we offer traditional community gatherings and community sweatlodge under the supervision of Jimi Castillo, Tongva/Acjachemen Pipe Carrier. Uncle Jimi performs outreach at most local pow wows.
NANN has the goal of making the system of care serving Native Americans as seamless as possible. Areas of concerns and need are: