Native American/Alaska Native

Research and Outcomes

The Chickasaw Nation Departments of Health and Family Services began Zero Suicide implementation in September 2016, first starting in the emergency department (ED) and soon after...

Community Resources

The Puyallup Tribal Health Authority developed a caring letter template that includes caring phrases...

Community Resources

Adapted by the THRIVE project at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, this document can...

Populations and Settings

Suicide rates are up to three times higher among Indigenous Native American and Alaska Native people than among any other racial or ethnic group in the United States.

Videos and Podcasts

Lived Experience expert Diana Cortez-Yanez relates the care she received that made a positive impact on her recovery.

Articles and Readings

In this interview from The Rural Monitor, Dr. Don Warne touches on some of the root causes of the...

Videos and Podcasts

Dr. Donald Warne discusses Integrating clinical and community-based services to prevent suicide in Indian Country.

Videos and Podcasts

Esther Tenorio, Project Director, Katishtya Embraces Youth Wellness and Hope (KEYWAH), San Felipe Pueblo, discusses aligning evidence-based programs with Indigenous ways of life...

Implementation Tools

This manual is intended to make motivational interviewing easy to learn and use in practice with Native...

Articles and Readings

This two-page fact sheet features a strengths-based intervention that identifies the needs of youth and...


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SPRC and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention are able to make this web site available thanks to support from Universal Health Services (UHS), the Zero Suicide Institute at EDC, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (grant 1 U79 SM0559945).

No official endorsement by SAMHSA, DHHS, or UHS for the information on this web site is intended or should be inferred.