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Substance Abuse Prevention
The "I Strengthen My Nation" substance abuse prevention campaign aims to empower Native youth to resist drugs and alcohol and motivate parents to talk openly with their children.
The "Stand Up, Stand Strong" bullying prevention campaign empowers individuals and communities to stand up against bullying. The campaign stresses that bullying is not Native, and doesn’t honor Native people’s traditions or culture.
The "Community is the Healer than Breaks the Silence" suicide prevention campaign aims to empower individuals and communities to identify warning signs and refer individuals for help. The campaign also takes a strength based approach by educating individuals about protective factors.
Additional campaign materials may be downloaded from the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) Social Marketing Campaigns page.