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Section 2
Mental Health Disorders, Suicide, and Violence
in Alaska Native Communities

Question 2 | Test | Table of Contents

U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services, Indian Health Service

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- Indian Health Service. American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health Briefing Book. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health Office of Clinical and Preventive Services. August 2011. pg. 10-18.

Visiting and Listening Meaningful Participation for Alaska
Native Peoples in Conservation Projects


- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region. (2012). Visiting and Listening Meaningful Participation for Alaska Native Peoples in Conservation Projects. U.S. Department of the Interior.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
de Schweinitz, P. A., Nation, C., DeCou, C. R., Stewart, T. J., & Allen, J. (2017). Cultural perspectives on suicide from a rural Athabascan Alaska Native community: Wellness teams as a strengths-based community response. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 41(1), 4–16. 

Rasmus, S. M., Trickett, E., Charles, B., John, S., & Allen, J. (2019). The qasgiq model as an indigenous intervention: Using the cultural logic of contexts to build protective factors for Alaska Native suicide and alcohol misuse prevention. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 25(1), 44–54.

Schaefer, K. R., Muller, C. J., Smith, J. J., Avey, J. P., & Shaw, J. L. (2020). Using the electronic health record to identify suicide risk factors in an Alaska Native Health System. Psychological Services. Advance online publication.

QUESTION 2
The Office of Minority Health reports that AI/ANs experience higher rates than all races in the following areas: To select and enter your answer go to Test.