American Indian and Alaska Native resource manual

Date: 2003
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Manual
Author:  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Publisher:  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

This manual is designed as a tool to help NAMI state chapters and affiliates to better understand what is involved in an American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) outreach campaign and aid in the creation of an outreach plan. It discusses the need for AI/AN outreach, development of cultural competence, creation of AI/AN outreach plan using NAMI examples, evaluation of efforts and sharing experience with other NAMI chapters and affiliates.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Settings:  American Indian/Alaska Native Settings
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Culturally Based Practices, Funding, Cultural Competence, News and Entertainment Media, New and Social Media, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination, Communications and Outreach, Safe/Effective Messaging