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Announcements

Suicide Prevention Media Campaign Contest

The Alaska Association of Student Governments is again partnering with Alaska Native tribal Health Consortium to host a suicide prevention media campaign for Alaskan youth age 14-20. Teams or individuals can enter videos promoting messages of hope and prevention. The contest ends March 31, 2012. Winners will be announced at the AASG Spring Conference at Kodiak High School, April 12-14. Winners will be aired on radio and television, among other prizes. For more information, or to register, go to www.aasg.org.

Fairbanks Survivors of Suicide Support Group

Fairbanks Counseling and Adoption offers a monthly support group for survivors of a loss to suicide. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
For more information call (907) 456-4729.

ASIST Training Schedule

  • ASIST or Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready and able to help persons at risk. Suicide can be prevented with the help of prepared caregivers. ASIST is being offered periodically or as arranged by trainers and staff of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC).
    For more information, please contact Hillary Strayer at hdstrayer@anthc.org.