We Breathe Again

About This Episode


Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. We Breathe Again introduces four Alaska Natives who are trying to break free from histories of trauma and suicide, creating a new, more positive trail for their communities.

“Sometimes the darker days of your childhood have real long lasting effects,” says one survivor. “There’s something about suicide that just tears your heart out.” We Breathe Again is an intimate, authentic portrait of people working to break a cycle of trauma and rebuild their communities’ strength and resilience.

If you are in crisis, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.