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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:

Building a Domestic Violence Healthcare Response in Indian Country

We are Worthy: Alaska Native Safety Card

Women are Sacred: American Indian/Alaska Native Safety Card

We are Sacred: American Indian/Alaska Native Reproductive Health Safety Card

Violence Destroys: Keep Families Sacred Poster

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: