American Indian/Alaska Native Health
Intimate partner violence poses a significant health threat across Indian Country. Increasingly, health care professionals recognize that it is a major public health problem that causes grave and lasting harm to individuals, families and communities. Because most American Indian/Alaska Native individuals are seen at some point by a health care provider, the health care setting offers a critical opportunity for early identification and primary prevention of abuse. To learn about promising practices, tools and resources for American Indian and Alaska Native communities see below:
Learn more about responding to violence in American Indian/Alaska Native Health Settings on our online toolkit.
Futures Without Violence also partners with American Indian/Alaska Native communities through:
- Defending Childhood Initiative,
- Strengthen Families, Prevent Violence campaign,
- Project Connect, and
- Domestic Violence Healthcare Partnership.