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Suicide Prevention

Depression and suicide affect people of all ages and populations, but Native American and Alaskan Native populations can be at a higher risk. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicide, get help now!
Call the Lifeline

Talk to Someone Now

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at any time -- it’s free, confidential, and available 24/7.

Call: 1 800 273 8255

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Chat Online

Lifeline Chat

Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat.

All chat centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by CONTACT USA. Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S.

Additional Resources

Resources for Native Americans

We R Native

They are a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. They strive to promote holistic health and positive growth in local communities and nation at large.

Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, and is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Their mission is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.

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