Navajo Leaders Use Traditions To Combat Suicide

Jul 26, 2011

Tohatchi, NM – Most New Mexico counties are seeing fewer youth suicides and young people are using less alcohol and drugs.

But, according to a youth risk behavior study, in McKinley and San Juan counties, the numbers are increasing. Navajo students are some of the young people most at risk, but Native American educators want to address the issue in traditional ways.