1. Voz y Corazon: Suicide Prevention Program for Latina Teens

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teenagers and young adults in Colorado, according to the 2014-2015 report from the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention. Latina teens have an alarmingly high rate of suicide attempts. Now one group is trying to change that with the help of adult...
  2. Positively Trans: Initial Report of a National Needs Assessment of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People Living With HIV

    On March 24, Transgender Law Center released the first report of findings from the Positively Trans survey, a first-of-its-kind community-led project focused on the lives and experiences of transgender people in the U.S. living with HIV/AIDS. Some of the starkest findings outlined in the report concern income, education, and history...
  3. A Circle of Healing for Native Children Endangered by Drugs

    This video series features programs and practices that integrate Native stories and cultural traditions to help children, families, and communities in Indian Country to heal from substance abuse-related trauma. Tribal leaders, service providers, and survivors share testimonials and practices to inform, guide, and inspire tribal communities as they work to...
  4. Echoes of Incarceration: Documentary by Youth with Incarcerated Parents

    Echoes of Incarceration is an award-winning documentary initiative produced by youth with incarcerated parents. The project explores the issue of mass incarceration and its effects on families, and creates documentary films told from the life experiences of the filmmakers themselves. The project is a collaboration between filmmaker Jeremy Robins and...
  5. Elders Talking Circle: A Reminiscence Story Sharing Group

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Denver Indian Health and Family Services Description: The Elders Talking Circle helps to relieve participants’ symptoms related to dis-empowerment, these include anxiety, denial, despair, isolation, grief or loss, and helplessness. The process of life review and reminiscence, which is part of the Talking Circle, builds empowerment by helping participants...