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Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs

We understand that people often feel pressured to fit in with others, and sometimes they can make decisions about drinking, smoking, and drugs that they wouldn’t have made without pressure from those around them.

Your Health

Indigenous people in Alaska and around the globe have traditionally recognized many aspects that contribute to health, including spirituality, culture, community, physical health, and the mind.

My Spirit

Your spiritual self. This includes the spark of life, energy body, relationship with a higher power, connection to the world/others and world view.

You are Worthy

You have the right to feel safe, respected and cared for in your relationships.

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Truthful, accurate information for (you)th.

iknowmine has been a trustworthy health resource for you(th) and their allies like providers, parents, teachers, aunties and uncles and other trusted adults since 2009. As we continue our mission to provide information and resources to promote, improve and achieve holistic well-being through quality prevention and education continues.


Thank you for your trust and support!

We are responsible for each other and ourselves.

– Kodiak Alutiiq Traditional Value

Truthful, accurate information.

iknowmine has been a trustworthy health resource for you(th) and their allies like providers, parents, teachers, aunties and uncles and other trusted adults since 2009. As we continue our mission to provide information and resources to promote, improve and achieve holistic well-being through quality prevention and education continues.


Thank you for your trust and support!

Protect Yourself

Syphilis is on the rise in Alaska

Talking is Power

Our partner, Healthy Native Youth, offers resources for parents & caring adults for sensitive conversations

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Building Trust

Communication & respect can foster healthy relationships

About iknowmine.org

The Alaska Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) HIV/STD Prevention Program established iknowmine.org to provide Alaska Native and rural Alaska youth holistic health education and additional resources to promote healthy lifestyle choices.

The website distributes educational materials and resources, condoms, NARCAN® kits and safe medicine supplies and offers the I Want the Kit STI self-testing through a partnership with Johns Hopkins University. In the future, harm reduction kits and self-test HIV kits will also be available through the website.

The goal of the ANTHC HIV/STD Prevention Program is to create and disseminate materials, programs and other resources and to provide capacity and technical assistance to promote health and wellness. In our work, we recognize the intersection of the root causes of many health disparities, such historical and intergenerational trauma.

We also believe community involvement is integral to achieving wellness. ANTHC HIV/STD Prevention Program has many long-standing partnerships and continuously looks to connect with new partners aligned with our goals and values to better serve Alaska Native youth and those who support them.

Ask Nurse Lisa

Do you have questions about STIs or other sexual health issues? Ask Nurse Lisa and she will do her best to answer them!

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