Preventing Suicide: Multimedia Resources
Heart of the Land – Video for Alaska Native Youth
Using a generational approach to prevent suicide, this video appeals to the pride and strength of Alaska Native culture, using storytelling to remind young males that it is up to their generation to carry forward their proud culture.
“Heart of the Land” was produced with the help of a Native Alaskan film director, cultural advisors and members of several tribes in Alaska. SAMHSA is grateful for their assistance.
Seven Generations – Video for American Indian Youth
Based on the “seven generations” philosophy of American Indian culture, this video builds a powerful connection across the generations, while offering a powerful message to young males to seek help if they are having thoughts of suicide.
“Seven Generations” was produced with the participation of several American Indian tribes and cultural advisors on location in Montana. SAMHSA is grateful for their assistance.