Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., per the CDC, and over 1.4 million Americans attempt each year. It is important to be able to notice the signs and provide help immediately because everyone is affected by suicide, not just the victim.
The April 2019 CPN Veterans Organization update.
the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Department held its first QPR suicide prevention training for Tribal employees. QPR stands for “question, persuade and refer.”
Having a strong cultural identity and participating in traditional customs, ceremonies and other Native American practices can positively influence mental health across Indian Country and help to decrease attempted suicide across all age groups.
Submitted by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton The international mental health community is gearing up for its yearly, planned moment in the spotlight. The World Health Organization observes World Mental Health Day annually on Oct. 10 to raise awareness of mental health issues around the globe and better mobilize support networks. With up to half of all conditions Read More »