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  • 08.12.2016 | Suicide Prevention in College: A Valuable Resource Guide on Emergency Assistance, Warning Signs & Prevention of Suicide in College Students Read More...

    Suicide is a complex public health issue with several causes, including psychiatric illnesses that may have not been recognized or treated. Substance abuse and mental disorders account for approximately 90 percent of those who have died by suicide, but these illnesses are treatable and people suffering from them do get […]

  • 06.06.2016 | Public Talk on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans Read More...

    What: Eric Boyer will be holding a public talk on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include: *Suicide and TBI prevalence in Alaska *Shared Risk Factors *Risks and Prevention for Veterans *Suicide Risk Assessment *Treatment Considerations *TBI and […]

  • 06.06.2016 | Lunch Talk for Medical and Behavioral Health Professionals on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans Read More...

    What: Eric Boyer will be holding a lunch time talk for professionals in the medical and behavioral health fields. Lunch will be provided. The talk will be on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include: *Suicide and TBI […]

  • 03.24.2016 | Healthy Alaskans 2020, Leading Health Indicators Read More...

    Check out these highlights from Healthy Alaskans 2020 and the 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).  They include data on smoking, binge drinking, suicide, adverse childhood experiences, family support and more. Click here to view progress toward Healthy Alaskans 2020 targets and leading health indicators. Click here for 2014 […]

  • 03.12.2016 | The Lifelong Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences Read More...

    What: This is a television broadcast of Dr. Felitti– Co-Principal Investigator of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study– presenting the groundbreaking findings of the ACEs study.  This study shows a strong correlation between adverse childhood experiences and future negative health outcomes. The ACE’s study is impacting perspectives as well as policy […]