Walking with Tribal Youth on Their Sacred Journey: Understanding How to Support Tribal Youth

1:00pm - June 12, 2023 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National American Indian and Alaska Native MHTTC
Registration Deadline: June 12, 2023

This webinar is Part 2 of a 4-Part Pride Month series: Walking with Tribal Youth on Their Sacred Journey. This session will focus on the needs of Native LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit youth. Risk factors and rates of homelessness, violence against the community, and suicide rates will be discussed. Legislation will also be addressed and how it is impacting the community; examples of harmful as well as supportive legislation will be shared. Best practices for supporting young people will be shared, including the importance of listening to young people about their identities, and how to support young people experiencing mental health challenges. The session will begin and end with a breathing exercise and acknowledgment of attendees tending to their own spirit. Attendees are encouraged to attend all four sessions to embark upon this journey of learning together.