Qungasvik Toolbox: A toolbox for promoting youth sobriety and reasons for living in Yup’ik/Cup’ik communities


(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Alakanuk Community Planning Group, et al.
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Center for Alaska Native Health Research

See This Resource

This toolkit has 36 cultural and bicultural activities designed to build protection from suicide and alcohol abuse in communities, families and youth. For background, development and evaluation of this program see: Creating Qungasvik (a Yup’ik intervention ‘‘toolbox’’): Case examples from a community-developed and culturally-driven intervention; Indigenizing CBPR: Evaluation of a community-based and participatory research process implementation of the Elluam Tungiinun (Towards Wellness) Program in Alaska and A protective factors model for alcohol abuse and suicide prevention among Alaska Native youth.