Addresses the scope of Alaska's suicide problem by examining factors relating to suicide and statistics. The Suicide Prevention Plan then breaks down strategies
of prevention into thirteen goals, with specific items that can be done to help obtain the goals;
baseline data for the goals; and markers for success.
Issue Analysis and Options Brief prepared by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), in partnership with the State of Alaska - Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (The Trust).
Bring the Kids Home is a partnership between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, the Department of Health and Social Services, the State planning boards, Families, Youth, Providers, Tribes, and other Stakeholders.
According to this study conducted by the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) in Anchorage, the number of inmates in Alaska’s prisons will likely double by 2030 unless the state significantly increases its prevention, intervention, education and treatment programs soon.