Substance Abuse and Prevention

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Substance Abuse and Prevention


The SAP Specialist provides substance abuse assessment/evaluation and screening; individual, family, and group therapy; and stress management. The program approaches counseling using the Navajo cultural values of ké (kinship), makes referral to off-campus resources when appropriate, provides health information to students and families through presentations on issues and provides prevention strategies that address current issues such as chemical dependency, suicide, school dropout, and various forms of abuse. NTU offers Substance Abuse Prevention and Counseling to all enrolled students. The Services are designed to help students meet the daily challenges of student life. The Specialist provides classroom-based prevention education program in health education, which is designed to increase the student’s knowledge about alcohol and drug abuse. Contact number is 505/786-5953. The Prevention Specialist is located in Efficiency Building # 2 upstairs.






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Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!