first_imgIn a release from Kenaitze, suicide is preventable, and participants will learn how to make a difference with life-saving skills. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, Alaska has the highest rate of suicide per capita in the country. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenaitze Indian Tribe is offering training to give community members the potential to save a life. The tribe, recognizing the issue, launched its Yinihugheltani suicide prevention and awareness program about a year ago. Yinihugheltani – which means “one’s spirit” in the Dena’ina language – supports youth ages 10 to 24 with culturally relevant resources and activities. There is no cost for this workshop, but an RSVP is required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Dagmar Mayer at 907-335-7514 or [email protected]last_img

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