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These links provide culturally relevant information and resources to support tribal nations in promoting healthy behaviors to reduce critical health disparities in Indian Country.

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NativeOUTNativeOUT is a national unincorporated nonprofit education and media organization that is actively involved in the Two Spirit Movement. The website provides a variety of resources to create social change in rural and urban communities that benefit Indigenous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two Spirit people.


NativeOUTTogether We Are Stronger from the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center.


NativeOUTEnsuring the Seventh Generation: a Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Tribal Child Welfare Programs from The National Indian Child Welfare Association.


NativeOUTSuicide Prevention and Two-Spirited People by The National Aboriginal Health Organization


Creative Narrations: multimedia for community development

Here are a number of resources that can help you prepare for the digital storytelling process, both from a conceptual and historical background, along with practical examples of digital stories produced in the wild.

Healthy Aboriginal Network

The comic books created by this organization discuss health and social issues for youth. It’s about making healthy decisions now, rather than waiting until it’s too late.

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Historical trauma response is a constellation of features in reaction to massive group trauma. The purpose of these sites are to provide opportunities to learn more about historical trauma and trauma informed prevention, intervention, healing, and experiences.

Indian Country Child Trauma CenterThe Indian Country Child Trauma Center was established to develop trauma-related treatment protocols, outreach material, and service delivery guidelines specifically designed for AI/AN children and their families.


National Native Children’s Trauma CenterThe National Native Children’s Trauma Center (NNCTC) is a Treatment and Service Adaptation Center with the charge of providing national expertise on childhood trauma among AI/AN children, with a particular focus on working with schools and communities across the United States. NNCTC staff offer training and consultation to community agencies, tribal programs, clinicians, school personnel, technicians, and families on the impact and prevention of childhood traumatic stress.


SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed CareSAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care is a technical assistance center dedicated to building awareness of trauma-informed care. The site includes training, technical assistance, and referral and support services for crisis centers to expand their knowledge of the relevant resources available.

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Center for Excellence

Native cultures are known for their understanding of healing, wellness, and the cycles of nature. This Native Initiative works with these strengths and the strengths of community elders to bring Native people messages about FASD that are culturally respectful and meaningful.

The Aboriginal Healing Foundation

The mission of the Aboriginal Health Foundation is to encourage and support Aboriginal people in building and reinforcing sustainable healing processes that address the legacy of physical abuse and sexual abuse in the residential school system, including intergenerational impacts.

The Honouring Life Network

The Honouring Life Network is a project of the National Aboriginal Health Organization. The website offers culturally relevant information and resources on suicide prevention to help Aboriginal people deal with a problem that has reached crisis proportions in some First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities in Canada.

The Knowledge Resource Center - National Council of Urban Indian Health

The resource center is devoted to the dissemination of knowledge on Urban Indian communities.

Tribal Communication Resources

The site providestoolkits, guides, trainings, webinars, and educational events for public information officers and communications professionals working for tribal governments.

Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI)

UIHI supports the health and well-being of Urban Indian communities through information, scientific inquiry and technology. In addition, UIHI’s provide traditional health care services, cultural activities and a culturally-appropriate place for Urban AI/ANs to receive health care.

These web pages are designed specifically for individuals working with Native populations. Our aim is to enhance resources and knowledge specific for American Indian and Alaska Native populations to support suicide prevention and mental health promotion.  We welcome your feedback. Send suggestions to