The American Indian/Alaska Native Women's Health Safety Card was developed in partnership with the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center. The card aims to help women recognize healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics and identify how their relationship may impact their health, as well as their children. The card lists specific health issues that may be the result of chronic stress from an abusive relationship; offers suggestions to improve health and safety outcomes; and describes typical services provided by domestic violence/sexual assault advocacy programs.
The backside of the card refers people to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and hotlines for sexual assault and child abuse. This card may be given to patients routinely following a provider's DV/SA screen; distributed at health fairs or community outreach events; and is also effective when stocked in private areas like bathrooms and exam rooms. This 4-panel double sided tool folds up to the size of a business card (3.5" x 2").
(Pictured above: both sides of the double-sided safety card)
Are you looking for culturally-appropriate help for American Indian and Native American communities? StrongHearts is a culturally-appropriate, anonymous, confidential service dedicated to serving Native American survivors of domestic violence and concerned family members and friends. By dialing 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483), from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST, seven days a week, callers can connect at no cost one-on-one with knowledgeable StrongHearts advocates who can provide lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable survivors to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
Available in English as a digital download and in hard copy in quantities of 50, 100, 200, or 300.
The PDF download link will be available on the webpage featured after you have checked out, and will also be emailed to you after your purchase. This link includes both the English and Spanish PDF versions of the safety card.
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