As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
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The IHS Generation Indigenous Initiative is designed to build resiliency and promote positive development through partnerships and support of programs focused on:
- Youth and Suicide Prevention
- Youth and Substance Abuse Prevention
- Youth and Sexual Health and Responsibility
- Youth and Mental Health
- Youth and Professional Development
The Indian Health Service (IHS) works to ensure that Native Youth have access to health services in the communities where they live. IHS carries out this work by providing enhanced resources for health issues and developing better information regarding health needs.