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 »
According to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the Sooner State has been a national leader in terms of methamphetamine use since the early 1990s. Additionally, Oklahoma was ranked tenth highest among all states for the number of suicide deaths per capita, according to the 2012 figures available from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While Read More »