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National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC Network recruiting mentors and mentees for Leadership Academy

Interested mentors and mentees are encouraged to submit applications from Native behavioral health professionals for the 2020-2021 National American Indian and Alaska Native Leadership Academy Cohort. 

Applications are due May 31. Applications can either be completed online or downloaded and submitted to

Healthy Native Youth adolescent health curricula resource portal for educators, parents and caring adults

If you ever wondered, “Where can I find culturally relevant, age-appropriate curricula for American Indian and Alaska Native youth?” – look no further than your fingertips and internet browser – as there is a one-stop website for educators and adults who engage native youth and young adults!

Suicide Prevention Resource Center Transforming Tribal Communities video series now available

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) released a new video series, Transforming Tribal Communities: Indigenous Perspectives on Suicide Prevention. This series includes six- to eight-minute webinar clips with expert advice on addressing the root causes of suicide and mental health issues in American Indian and Alaska Native communities by drawing on community strengths.

Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country

Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country toolkit was recently released.  Zero Suicide is a framework to support suicide-safer care in health and behavioral health care systems. In the past ten years, many studies have shown its effectiveness in reducing suicide deaths across diverse health systems.

BRAVE Study Recruitment - We R Native needs your help!

We R Native is recruiting 1,500 AI/AN teens and young adults (15-24 years old) nationwide to participate in a study.

Our goal is to evaluate the impact of our text messaging service for Native teens and young adults. Youth who enroll will be randomized to receive either:

New toolkit for strengthening Tribal public health partnerships

Tribal nations and individual tribal members work hard to protect and promote the health of their communities, and have developed significant public health expertise. The University of Washington's Northwest Center for Public Health Practice's (NWCPHP) new resource, Collaborate with Tribes: A Public Health Toolkit, provides non-tribal public health professionals with an introduction to this expertise, and offers resources to partner with tribes and tribal members.

Tribal Action Plan (TAP) Development Workshop nominations

The U.S. Department of Justice's National Indian Country Training Initiative (NICTI), together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is pleased to announce the Tribal Action Plan (TAP) Development Workshop. The Tribal Action Plan Training Initiative was established in direct response to the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010. TAPs support the principle of tribal self-determination and provide tribes the opportunity to take a proactive role in the fight against alcohol and substance misuse in their communities. (25 U.S.C.

DBHR releases updated prevention services map

The Washington State Health Care Authority, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery prevention services are focused in communities and Tribes in Washington. A map of prevention services across the state has been updated to reflect Cohort 6 Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) communities.

Washington prevention services map