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Tribal opioid misuse and suicide prevention campaign localization

HCA is launching Year 5 of WA Tribal Opioid Solutions Campaign to support education efforts around opioid misuse prevention and treatment, and the Department of Health (DOH) recently launched a Tribal Suicide Prevention Campaign to address mental health and suicide prevention in Indian Country.

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board crisis text line social media posts released

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board THRIVE project has released new and updated materials for the Crisis Text Line and #WeNeed

WA Tribal Opioid Solutions Campaign

HCA is launching Year 4 of WA Tribal Opioid Solutions a media campaign to support education efforts around opioid misuse prevention and treatment. Campaign materials are informed by collaboration with tribal prevention and treatment partners across the state.

All materials in the campaign toolkit are free to download and use and include videos, social media graphics and print materials. Please share this resource with your networks!

National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC Network recruiting mentors and mentees for Leadership Academy

Interested mentors and mentees are encouraged to submit applications from Native behavioral health professionals for the 2020-2021 National American Indian and Alaska Native Leadership Academy Cohort. 

Applications are due May 31. Applications can either be completed online or downloaded and submitted to

Healthy Native Youth adolescent health curricula resource portal for educators, parents and caring adults

If you ever wondered, “Where can I find culturally relevant, age-appropriate curricula for American Indian and Alaska Native youth?” – look no further than your fingertips and internet browser – as there is a one-stop website for educators and adults who engage native youth and young adults!

Suicide Prevention Resource Center Transforming Tribal Communities video series now available

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) released a new video series, Transforming Tribal Communities: Indigenous Perspectives on Suicide Prevention. This series includes six- to eight-minute webinar clips with expert advice on addressing the root causes of suicide and mental health issues in American Indian and Alaska Native communities by drawing on community strengths.

Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country

Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country toolkit was recently released.  Zero Suicide is a framework to support suicide-safer care in health and behavioral health care systems. In the past ten years, many studies have shown its effectiveness in reducing suicide deaths across diverse health systems.

BRAVE Study Recruitment - We R Native needs your help!

We R Native is recruiting 1,500 AI/AN teens and young adults (15-24 years old) nationwide to participate in a study.

Our goal is to evaluate the impact of our text messaging service for Native teens and young adults. Youth who enroll will be randomized to receive either:

New toolkit for strengthening Tribal public health partnerships

Tribal nations and individual tribal members work hard to protect and promote the health of their communities, and have developed significant public health expertise. The University of Washington's Northwest Center for Public Health Practice's (NWCPHP) new resource, Collaborate with Tribes: A Public Health Toolkit, provides non-tribal public health professionals with an introduction to this expertise, and offers resources to partner with tribes and tribal members.