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Learning to ask 'the' suicide question

...considering it is even harder."'Are you considering suicide?' Doesn't really just roll off the tongue, does it?" James Gallanos, a prevention coordinator for the state, asked 60 or so people packed inside the Juneau-Douglas High School library...
My Turn: Suicide - an uncomfortable subject

...scientific study surrounding this issue and these findings are the core of suicide prevention. In his presentation, James Gallanos, a certified trainer with the State of Alaska, stressed that suicides are one of the most preventable causes of...
Public invited to attend suicide prevention training

...the Glacier Valley Rotary Club wrote on the group's website that Department of Health & Social Services employee James Gallanos will be offering what's called Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper QPR training. QPR stands for question, persuade...
Thanks from Lynn Canal Running Camp

...Rachel Phelps, Klas Stolpe, Cecile Elliott, Kathy Coghill, John Walsh, Dennis and Heidi Hall, Ricky Lam and James Gallanos assisted campers on the many runs and adventures through our world-class trail system.We are grateful for Juneau's...
Shilon, Phelps win Juneau's new Nifty Fifty course, name, time, age, sex, time):1. Kieran Ryan, 26, M, 39:182. Art O'Dell, 45, M, 43:563. James Gallanos, 50, M, 44:284. Naomi Welling, 16, F, 47:005. Erin Mitchell, 42, F, 48:276. Dan Robinson, 47...
Sea Coast Relay runners burn pavement

...52Sea Coast Relay Leg 5 (distance 5.7 miles):Train in Vain, Zack Bursell 30:52 // 05:25Charter Chowder, James Gallanos 35:49 // 06:17Blue Banshees, Michael Mrvicka 36:57 // 06:29Team Wedgie, Bob Hopson 37:41 // 06:37Raging...
New record earned on trail of Nifty Fifty

...Legs 5:32:10 (1 - John Nagel 1:38:21, 2 - Leslie Mueca 1:56:37, 3 - Marianne de la Paz 1:57:12).12 - Team CDG 5:50:47 (1 - Guy Crockroft 2:32:34, 2 - Jeff Gnass 1:56:36, 3 - James Gallanos 1:21:37).
Alaska suicide rate increases yet again

...percent increase since 2005. "We are seeing an increase. What it's related to, it's anyone's guess," said James Gallanos, suicide prevention coordinator for the state Division of Behavioral Health. Gallanos suggested the economy might...
Mount Roberts 3.5-mile Tram Run final race results:

...4. Cory Chapman 39:51 (EC 10pts, age 30-34);5. Scott May 39:52 (EC 10 pts, age 45-49);6. James Gallanos 40:15 (EC 9pts, age 45-49);7. Steven Schmitz 42:25 (EC 10pts, age 50-54);8. Chris Walker 43...
Volunteer task force viewed as a model

...Human Services. Medford this spring made a connection with Brendan Kiernan, head of Juneau's task force, and James Gallanos, state suicide prevention coordinator. They shared the work done in Juneau and helped the Ketchikan community get...


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