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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...suicides, state officials plan to meet this week with tribal and social service partners to review existing suicide prevention resources, statewide suicide-prevention coordinator James Gallanos said.Online:
Crisis team sent to village after trio of suicides

...offered to Hooper Bay is an example of what can be done after the fact, said statewide suicide prevention coordinator James Gallanos.Gallanos, like others who deal with suicide in Alaska, said it is of the utmost importance to let affected villages...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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