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.

For more information and resources about American Indian/Alaska Native communities resisting intimate violence and promoting survivor health and healing, visit Red Women Rising and The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.

Futures Without Violence also partners with American Indian/Alaska Native communities through: