National Tribal Healthy Homes
Assessment, Training &
Technical Assistance Support Center

Information for Home Occupants
-No-Cost or Low-Cost "Action Steps" for Mitigating Home Health Hazards
-Room-By-Room Checklist and Remedies
-Links & Resources


No-Cost or Low-Cost "Action Steps" for Mitigating Home Health Hazards
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Many home health hazards have easy no-cost or low-cost remedies. Click here to see a list of "Action Steps" adapted from our popular publication, Help Yourself to a Healthy Home.

Room-By-Room Checklist & Remedies (Back to Menu)
We've made it easy for you to examine your home room-by-room and find remedies for any health and safety issues you may find. Click here to print the checklist and then use your copy of Help Yourself to a Healthy Home to learn about the many no-cost or low-cost ways of making your home and family healthier and safer.
-Don't have a copy of Help Yourself to a Healthy Home? Click here and request your free copy.

-Click here to get the asbestos handout referenced on the room-by-room checklist.

Links & Resources (Back to Menu)
Click here to go the the Links & Resources page where you'll find information on all kinds of home and health issues and hazards.

Materials & Literature (Back to Menu)
Healthy Home Heritage Coloring, Activity & Sticker Book
HHHJoin the beaver kits, Aspen and Birch, as they visit their grandbeaver's lodge and help them assess it for health hazards. While looking over the home, they learn the importance of a home's environment on the health of its occupants as well as learn about the unique American Indian heritage of honoring one's home and environment. This 25-page coloring and activity book is made for kids of all ages with lots of activities, puzzles and games.
(Click here for ordering information.)

Help Yourself to a Healthy Home (American Indian Edition)
HYHHThis 58-page booklet describes many of the hidden dangers to the health of home occupants, both children and adults. The booklet includes sections on: indoor air quality, drinking water, home safety, asthma & allergies, mold & moisture, carbon monoxide, lead, hazardous household products, and pesticides. In addition, the Native American edition of the booklet features descriptions, drawings and photos of the nine traditional Native home types found in the United States.
(Click here for ordering information.)

Montana State University Extension, Housing & Environmental Health Program
This MSU program features many publications, resources and materials on varied topics that can be used for personal or professional purposes including: home indoor air quality, home energy, home improvement, healthy homes, and Tribal programs resources. (Click here for ordering information.)

Easy, Low-Cost, Non-Toxic Household Cleaners
A recipe sheet of non-toxic cleaners that are easy to make with just a few ingredients commonly found in the home and that can be used every day. (Click here for sheet.)

Native AIR Tote Bag
asthmaNative AIR (Asthma Intervention & Reduction) is an asthma education program for reservation-based Native American adults & children, coordinated by Montana State University Extension Service Housing & Environmental Quality Program. The goals and objectives of this project focus on helping children understand asthma triggers and take action to prevent and/or control asthma. The tote bag is full of materials that make learning about asthma fun: stickers, trading cards, asthma home checklist, asthma journal and much more!
(Click here for ordering information.)