AI/AN Suicide Prevention Programs – Lessons Learned with White Mountain Apache & Johns Hopkins University

SAMHSA Webinar
Date:  February 3, 2014 - 11:45 am (America/New_York)

This webinar focused on sharing lessons learned related to suicide prevention efforts in American Indian communities.  The two discussants, Novalene Goklish and Mary Cwik, are currently leading the third round of SAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention funding for the White Mountain Apache and Johns Hopkins partnership. They imparted practical information learned from this long-standing and award-winning suicide prevention program on the following topics:

  1. How to get Tribal Council buy-in and approvals including resolutions?
  2. How to form and maintain an active Elder’s council?
  3. How to deal with key stakeholder turnover in the community including elections? and
  4. How to best take care of your grant staff and the community after a suicide death(s)?