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Media Campaigns

Community is The Healer That Breaks the Silence (Thrive) Campaign

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB)Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov created posters and a fact sheet to address suicide in Indian country with the Community is the Healer that Breaks the Silence anti-suicide campaign.

Community is the Healer that Breaks the Silence poster
 

Additional materials from this or or other NPAIHB media campaigns may also be downloaded from their Prevention and Media Resources page.Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov To inquire about availability of paper copies, please email native@npaihb.org.

 

What a Difference a Friend Makes

In 2007, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Ad Council launched "What a Difference a Friend Makes," a media campaign encouraging young people to provide support to friends experiencing mental health issues. Two print ads, below, targeted male [PDF - 250 KB] and female [PDF - 113 KB] native youth.

 

What a difference a friend makes-male

 

What a difference a friend makes-male
 

IHS Suicide Prevention Video

The Native Youth Speaks on Suicide Prevention video is a product of 10 Suicide Prevention Listening Sessions held by IHS throughout Indian Country with partners at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Department of the Interior.