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OVC Releases New Video Series—A Circle of Healing for Native Children Endangered by Drugs

“There is hope for change and hope for a lot of healing, and re-learning how to live a good life.”—Misty Thomas Director of Dakota Tiwahe Social Services


A Circle of Healing

On December 11th, 2014 at the 14th National Indian Nations Conference, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) released a new seven-part video series and companion resource guide, A Circle of Healing for Native Children Endangered by Drugs.

This enlightening video series, produced in collaboration with tribal and federal partners, details first-person stories and cultural practices from across the Nation to show many of the ways children, families, and communities are healing from drug endangerment.

Tribal leaders, service providers, and survivors share testimonials and practices to inform, teach, and inspire tribal communities as they work to help traumatized children on their path to healing.

While each community must determine the best culturally relevant response for helping victims, these videos offer examples of successful programs and approaches used throughout the Nation.

Preview the first video of the series online.

Order the full DVD set and resource guide online or by calling 800-851-3420 or 301-240-6310 (TTY).

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Date Created: January 8, 2020