Native America Calling
12:34 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Healing the Wounds of Suicide

Fri. 3/09 11a: The alarming rates of suicide connected to Natives across the nation have created many challenges for youth, families, leaders and tradition.

When our loved ones take their lives it affects the entire community. One approach to turn the tide against this issue is to envision a future where inner strength is the strongest shield.

So can eliminating the root factors that lead to suicide provide the ultimate key to healing the wounds and saving more lives?

Guests include Evon Peter (Neetsaii Gwich'in/Koyukon) Director/Maniilaq Wellness Program.