Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Community is The Healer That Breaks the Silence (Thrive) Campaign
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) 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.
Additional materials from this or other NPAIHB media campaigns may also be downloaded from their Social Marketing Campaigns page. To inquire about availability of paper copies, please email firstname.lastname@example.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.
IHS Suicide Prevention Video
The following video, "Native Youth Speaks on Suicide Prevention," is a product of 10 Suicide Prevention Listening Sessions held by IHS throughout Indian Country with partners at SAMHSA and the Department of the Interior.