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Alaska Area Summit for Suicide Prevention, October 25-27, 2011
The Alaska Area Action Summit for Suicide Prevention on October 25-27, 2011, in Anchorage is your opportunity to learn about emergent suicide and substance abuse prevention issues in Alaska. This free event will provide the most up-to-date research, best practices, and promising practices to address suicide and substance abuse prevention, intervention, and aftercare in Alaska.
The summit theme, partnering with Alaska Natives to protect the circle of life, emphasizes the importance of collaboration with tribal, federal, state, and community leadership, programs, and resources for the advancement of Alaska Native behavioral health.
For more information and registration please go to the Alaska Action Summit website: http://www.ihs.gov/suicidepreventionsummit/alaska/