Sometimes asking for help is the bravest thing you can do.
BRAVE is a new text messaging series that follows the story of three friends – Alex, Chris and Benny – over 7 video episodes, as they experience and overcome common life challenges, like intimate partner violence, alcohol misuse, and suicidality.
BRAVE was designed for Native teens and young adults. The series shares wellness strategies and encourages you to get support from family and friends when things get tough. Simply text “BRAVE” to 97779 to sign up.
BRAVE is a text message intervention developed and administered by THRIVE, the suicide prevention project at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Participants reported improvements in resilience, coping skills, and better self-esteem.