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Native Connections

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We Are Here To Lend A Helping Hand

Native Connections is a community based suicide prevention program at Nevada Urban Indians brought to us by the generous funding of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration) which “leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the United States”. Native Connections is working to create a suicide free community by empowering American Indian and Alaskan Native, Veterans and Youth under 24 through prevention, education, and community engagement opportunities. Nevada Urban Indians works with all underserved community members.

We believe the Suicide is preventable and that by working collaboratively together we can make a difference in Northern Nevada. If you are in need of immediate Suicide/Crisis intervention, please call 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Or Call Us Today!!!

Native Connections provides the following services:
- Social emotional experiential learning activities for youth and veterans...
including the Rock Climbing, Hiking, Backpacking, Educational Movie Nights.
- Culture as prevention, is a strengths based approach that uses existing cultural based practices to increase social and cultural connectedness...
including the 2023 NUI Powwow.
- Native American and Veteran Suicide Prevention Coalition
- Train, Educate, and Collaborate with Agencies and Tribal Communities, creating a suicide safer community
- Organizational policy and procedure development around suicide prevention/post-vention
- Information and referrals to community based resources
- safeTALK- At a Living Works safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support
- ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)- Worlds leading suicide intervention workshop. ASIST helps participants be more willing, able, ready to intervene with someone at risk of suicide. ASIST can be learned and used by everyone
Native Connections Call Us Today 
775-788-7600 ext. 137

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