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My Turn: When it comes to suicide, speak up

...help communities cope with the ripples of pain and damage and promote healing.We invite Alaskans to visit http://StopSuicideAlaska.org and learn more.? Kate Burkhart is the executive director of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-16/when-it-comes-suicide-speak
Opinion
Suicide prevention resources abound in Juneau

...to the national average of 11.5, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. This statistic can't be linked to any one cause, Kato said, but lack of mental health resources in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-31/suicide-prevention-resources-abound-jun
Local
Alaska Federation of Natives gathering grows

...and improving Alaska Native education.Other gatherings taking place in Fairbanks this week include the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council quarterly meeting and the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council meeting. Consultation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-21/alaska-federation-natives-gathering-gro
State
Bills with SE impact clear Legislature Friday

...D-Sitka, successfully advocated the passage of Senate Bill 37, which extends the expiration date for the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council until 2019. He said it is unfortunate that the Suicide Prevention Council is necessary, but that he believes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-13/bills-se-impact-clear-legislature-frida
State
Sitka student named to suicide prevention panel

...been named to an Alaska panel aimed at preventing suicide. Teressa "Tessa" Baldwin was named to the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. She is among board appointments announced by Gov. Sean Parnell on Wednesday. KINY reports that Baldwin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032511/sta_805038528.shtml
News
My turn: Together communities can prevent suicide

...intervention skills and how to make the appropriate referrals when a person needs additional help. The Statewide Suicide Prevention Council has developed a state suicide prevention plan as a resource for communities implementing local suicide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091109/opi_491941752.shtml
Alaska agencies to discuss suicide prevention

...gaps in the network of prevention programs and try to strengthen them. Brenda Moore is the chair of the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. She says seniors have the highest suicide rates in the Lower 48. In Alaska, however, it's the 19-to-29...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011210/reg_545885292.shtml
regional
Report says suicide remains epidemic in Alaska

...communities and organizations in the state over the past decade, a new report says. The report by the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council for fiscal year 2010 says Alaska's overall suicide rate is twice the national average, and that Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011311/sta_769339745.shtml
News
Plan for prevention

...information. On a larger scale, Alaska's Statewide Suicide Prevention Council advises the governor and Legislature on...to Eric Morrison, council assistant, Statewide Suicide Prevention Council, 431 N. Franklin, Suite 200, Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-03/plan-prevention
Opinion
Kotzebue 17-year-old leading her own crusade against suicide

...suicide in Alaska.The statistics surrounding Native suicide in Alaska are troubling. Figures cited by the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council - Baldwin is a youth representative - indicate Alaska Native men, between the ages of 15-24, had the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-14/kotzebue-17-year-old-leading-her-own-cr
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