tag: suicide

Eileen Janis
Eileen Janis spent years battling the epidemic of youth suicide among her people, the Oglala Lakota. She passed away at the age of 61.
National Suicide Prevention Week
As the nation’s mental health crisis worsens, Native youth are those at highest risk.
'You Matter'
Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
In Indian Country, the abusive tactics of domestic violence have their roots in colonization.
Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Teepees - Fort Peck Reservation
Lacking mental health resources in Indian Country, tribes are often forced to detain citizens who are in crisis.