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Resources for Survivors

This Land touches on different kinds of trauma. If you need help, please reach out to someone.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-TALK
Crisis hotline for people thinking about suicide or self harm

Crisis Text Line text HOME to 741741
Connect to a crisis counselor through text message

Strong Hearts Helpline call 1-844-7NATIVE
Native-run hotline for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Culturally competent crisis counseling.

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline call 1-800-662-HELP
A confidential hotline for individuals and family members experiencing substance abuse disorders or mental illness. Helps provide referrals to local organizations and treatment centers. 

National Runaway Safeline call 1-800-RUNAWAY
National, confidential helpline for runaway and homeless youth

Indian Residential School Survivors and Family Hotline (in Canada) call 1-800-721-0066
A hotline for Residential School survivors and their families in Canada


Other Resources

Click here for a list of resources for foster care youth and survivors of foster care.

Click here for a list of resources of US boarding school survivors from the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.

Click here for a list of resources for Native families interacting with the child welfare system from the National Indian Child Welfare Association.

This Land

How a string of custody battles over Native children became a federal lawsuit that threatens everything from tribal sovereignty to civil rights.