NPW 2017 Outcomes Report NPW2017_OutcomesReport - Page 6

“We are the youth of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. We represent our people, our elders, our youth, and the dreams and hopes of so many. We know that alcohol and drugs can play no part in our lives. We choose respect. We choose culture and heritage. We choose Tradition Not Addiction.” — Youth performer, Tradition Not Addiction To show prevention in action, SAMHSA invited two communities to join the Kick-off Event webcast remotely by broadcasting their NPW events on Facebook Live. Tradition Not Addiction in Concho, Oklahoma, is a grassroots Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal youth organization supported by SAMHSA grantee Southern Plains Tribal Health Board. The youth group’s goal is to provide a sense of self-worth and pride through culturally specific classes and pro-social activit