KFF Health News: Resources lacking to address suicide in Indian Country (February 6, 2024)Native people die by suicide at higher rates than any other racial or ethnic group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Picayune Rancheria raises funds at Suicide Awareness Benefit Gala (October 18, 2023)The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians is donating more than $15,000 to support the Fresno American Indian Health Project and the Fresno Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Tom Cole: Mental health must be our nation’s priority (September 25, 2023)Our country must address the mental health crisis and improve access to suicide and crisis intervention services to prevent death and injury from suicide attempts.
Native America Calling: Finding suicide intervention that works (September 19, 2023)The newest survey from the Pew Charitable Trusts concludes suicide is an urgent public health issue — especially among Native people.
Native America Calling: Addressing the nation’s mental health crisis (September 6, 2022)As the nation’s mental health crisis worsens, Native youth are those at highest risk.
Cronkite News: Mental health hotline now taking calls at 988 (July 26, 2022)Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
Kaiser Health News: Tribes confront mental health challenges (October 25, 2021)Lacking mental health resources in Indian Country, tribes are often forced to detain citizens who are in crisis.
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