A program that helps American Indian and Alaska Native communities identify and address the behavioral health needs of Native youth by reducing suicidal behavior, mental illness, substance abuse and trauma, and helping our youth transition into adulthood.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a culturally competent, holistic approach to wellness, which helps children, youth and young adults with mental or substance use disorders, connect with the services and support they need to prevent suicide and develop a stronger, more resilient Native American / Alaskan Native generation.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a culturally competent, holistic approach to wellness, which helps children, youth and young adults with mental or substance use disorders, connect with the services and support they need to prevent suicide and develop a stronger, more resilient Native American / Alaskan Native generation.

Program Goals and Objectives:

Problem Statement:

Historical trauma and current day to day issues have significantly impacted our tribal communities, leading to a loss of traditional values and core beliefs. Although, prevention and treatment services are available, they are geared towards the general populations; therefore, lacks culturally appropriate services available to our Native youth and young adults.

Eligibility Requirements:

Problem Statement

Historical trauma and current day to day issues have significantly impacted our tribal communities, leading to a loss of traditional values and core beliefs. Although, prevention and treatment services are available, they are geared towards the general populations; therefore, lacks culturally appropriate services available to our Native youth and young adults.

Financial assistance may be provided to eligible applicants for Mental Health Services

Warning Signs of Suicide

The more of these signs a person shows, the greater the risk of suicide. Warning signs are associated with suicide but may not be what causes a suicide.

What To Do

If someone says they are considering suicide:

Suicide Prevention Resources

The following resources provide trained counselors and information about suicide prevention:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-8255. The Lifeline Provides 24/7, free confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat: The Lifeline Chat connects individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat, 24/7 across the United States.

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741, the Crisis Text Line is a free messaging resource offering 24/7 support to anyone in crisis.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357). SAMHSA’s helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7 365-days-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental health or substance use disorders.

Additional Resources