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  • 06.25.2016 | Crisis Text Line takes suicide prevention into the age of texting Read More...

    The hardest part for Lily Rayne was feeling alone. Rayne is deaf and didn’t grow up with sign language. When she had suicidal thoughts, she couldn’t communicate or sign with a trained professional or a therapist. Nor could she pick up a phone to call a crisis hotline. She eventually […]

  • 06.17.2016 | Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide Read More...

    Eric Boyer from the Alaska Trust Training Cooperative provided a training on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide in Juneau on June 14, 2016. Click here to view the powerpoint presentation. If you’re interested in viewing a webinar that was recommended by Dr. Amy Murphy, please click here.

  • 06.05.2016 | Lunch Talk for Medical and Behavioral Health Professionals on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans Read More...

    What: Eric Boyer will be holding a lunch time talk for professionals in the medical and behavioral health fields. Lunch will be provided. The talk will be on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include: *Suicide and TBI […]

  • 06.05.2016 | Public Talk on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans Read More...

    What: Eric Boyer will be holding a public talk on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include: *Suicide and TBI prevalence in Alaska *Shared Risk Factors *Risks and Prevention for Veterans *Suicide Risk Assessment *Treatment Considerations *TBI and […]

  • 05.11.2016 | Survey, conference aims to help Juneau residents find causes of disease, illness Read More...

    A negative experience as a child can have a big impact on a person’s health, and the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition wants to begin figuring how those experiences are affecting the people of Juneau — and spreading the word about the link in the first place. “The ACEs study seems […]