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
Depression and suicide affect people of all ages and populations, but suicide occurs in Native American/Alaska Native populations at a higher rate than in other groups in the U.S. Below are links to information you may use and share that is tailored specifically for youth, veterans, and for loved ones of those who attempt or complete suicide.