The We Have Hope series highlights Native youth from across the nation doing great things during uncertain times. We’re excited for our first special guest, Evynn Richardson from the Haliwa Saponi Tribe of North Carolina! Evynn is a rising artist and designed the 2020 UNITY Virtual Conference. Join us at 3pm PST for our Native youth artist spotlight Q&A. At 5pm PST we’ll have a second special guest, Jaron Yazzie from the Navajo Nation! Jaron is a rising artist and creates traditional Navajo jewelry.
Prevention experts know that the holidays can be a tough time for those who suffer from depression, grief, and loss, and it’s just as important to support our youth during this time. Learn more about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and related resources by clicking the link. The Lifeline is free, confidential, and available 24/7. 1-800-273-8255 Read More
Tackling the suicide epidemic among military veterans is the focus of a task force called the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS). The task force, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Nick Lowery Youth Foundation, recently hosted a Town Hall in Scottsdale, Arizona featuring a panel of community leaders including UNITY’s Executive Director Mary Kim Titla, San Carlos Apache.
On November 11th, we honored our AI/AN Veterans, as well as acknowledging active-duty members. Even though Veterans Day has passed, we encourage you to reach out to AI/AN Veterans in your life and check on them. A simple thank you can go a long way. Read More
Calling all UNITY Wellness Warriors to join the Indigi-Wellness Champion Campaign Contest! You could win these amazing prizes by posting photo. As part of UNITY’s ongoing efforts to promote mental wellness, we partnered with the National Council of Urban Indian Health, to launch this online campaign contest from September 10-20, 2019!