Mary Annette Pember
5/19/15
Desperate to stem the recent spate of youth suicides in their community, citizens of Pine Ridge reservation have turned to an unlikely ally, crowdfunding...
Terri Moon Cronk
3/20/15
The military reaches out to assist troubled service members, and helping people with mental health issues “is what we’ve got to do for every single person in our own lives,” First ...

Calricaraq means (Healthy Living) in Yup’ik and is unlike a

Mary Annette Pember
3/16/15
They were building the young man’s coffin in the front yard when we arrived...
Pamela S. Hyde & Mirtha Beadle
1/29/15

Access to health care coverage that includes services for mental health and substance use disorders is critical for everyone. This is especially true for the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) community, which face some significant behavioral health challen...

Mary Annette Pember
10/14/14
“All we have for our daughter’s mental health rights is a bag of her ashes,” said Maurie Redfeather-Looking of Sacramento, California...
Stephanie Woodard
1/9/13
On the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, youngsters perform skits they hope will lower their tribe’s youth-suicide rate...
Allie Hostler
9/11/12
Jane judged drug addicts harshly until she became one in her late 20s...
ICTMN Staff
5/26/11
The Oprah Network recently visited Jeremiah Simmons on the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation in south central New Mexico, where he serves as the program coordinator for the Suici...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/6/12
Three Potawatomi tribes in Michigan have received a grant of almost $4.2 million from the federal government to help promote children’s wellness through a five-year Project LAUNCH ...