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Moving Forward: Comprehensive Integrated Mental Health Plan, 2006-2011 

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Alaska Teen Suicides (Ages 15-19)

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The number and rate of deaths by suicide among Alaskans aged 15 to 19 decreased between 2008 and 2009. Between 1994 and 2007, the rate of teen suicide (ages 15 to 19) in Alaska averaged almost 5  times the U.S. rate for this age group.  (CDC Wonder)

Source: DHSS Division of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics (email 6/24/11)

 
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