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Press Release

Release Date: April 17, 2020

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

The Chickasaw Nation’s Hofanti Chokma, “to grow well” program is pleased to support parents and families practicing social distancing and adjusting to new routines. The program is offering 20-minute online sessions at no cost every weekday in April to teach positive parenting tips from the PAX Tools program.

The tools are evidence-based and especially helpful during times of stress. A child psychologist and pediatric nurse will answer questions about parenting challenges that could arise during this unprecedented time.

To join a daily 20-minute PAX SNAX session: Visit the following link through April 30, Monday-Friday, at 11 a.m.

Please note: Attendance is limited to the first 200 participants per session. There will not be a session April 10 in observance of Good Friday.

For more information, contact or call (580) 310-4783.