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'We're here because we remember'

...come together in the face of diversities gives them the tools they need to lead others to similar success, he said.Substance abuse, suicide and homelessness in the community were a few areas Thorsteinson said are often conflict-ridden because...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-12/were-here-because-we-remember
Local
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide

...used to promote wellness programs that are based in Yupik culture.While noting that suicide is tied to all kinds of substance abuse, she said meth is not as prevalent in Bethel and its surrounding villages as alcohol, heroin and prescription opioid...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-09/federal-dollars-help-tribes-combat-meth
State
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal

...Under Mirsky's proposal, marijuana tax revenue in Ketchikan would fund travel for student activities as well as substance abuse education. The proposal would also have state marijuana tax revenue put to similar uses."We all want what's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-09/ketchikan-marijuana-committee-consider-
State
Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...grew up here about the threats he experienced or witnessed in his home town and his answer might be very different: substance abuse, depression, and the specific kind of claustrophobia that comes from living in a remote place with no roads.Former...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/review-sad-beauty-cabin-clearing-forest
Art
3 shot, 1 dead, in Manhattan subway entrance

...medical privacy concerns. He said the outpatient, substance-abuse program, which serves roughly 900 people, has been...recent years for former addicts and others who attend substance-abuse programs located in the surrounding area.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/3-shot-1-dead-manhattan-subw
Nation and World

...people are working at least part-time, 30 percent need some housing assistance and 30 percent have mental health or substance abuse problems that prevent them from maintaining a home.Kaneso's job at a McDonald's nets her $8.75 an hour...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-09
Nation and World
Gov., 2011 Iditarod champ push 'wellness initiative'

...among other suggested actions."John Baker's philosophy is that the most effective way to counter suicide and substance abuse is to plant seeds of hope and vision so that people, young and old, have something to believe in beyond the borders...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-18/gov-2011-iditarod-champ-push-wellness-i
State
AFN conference to kick off Thursday in Anchorage

...Homeland." Planned panel discussions and work sessions include the Alaska's economic woes amid low oil prices, substance abuse, and the justice system and Alaska Natives.The theme of the elders and youth conference is "Not in Our Smokehouse...

http://juneauempire.com/2015-10-14
Art
AFN convention to kick off in Anchorage

...Homeland." Planned panel discussions and work sessions include the Alaska's economic woes amid low oil prices, substance abuse, and the justice system and Alaska Natives.The theme of the elders and youth conference is "Not in Our Smokehouse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-12/afn-convention-kick-anchorage
State
Pure Sole: Just tired

...Health (nimh.nih.gov).? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov/violenceprevention).? Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (samhsa.gov).? Suicide Prevention Resource Center (sprc.org).? American Foundation...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-07/just-tired
Art

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