American Indian/Alaska Native Health

Intimate partner violence poses a significant health threat across Indian Country. Increasingly, healthcare 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 healthcare provider, the healthcare 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:

Safety Cards, Brochures, and Posters

Reports, Fact Sheets, and Billboard Campaign:

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:

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