Native Americans Facing Highest Suicide RatesUploader: Tegore 1 years ago Subscribe 5
To our knowledge, this is the first study to examine factors associated with suicide attempts separately for male and female American Indian and Alaska Native adolescents. Do you think alcohol-exposed pregnancy is an issue in your community? Culture According to participants, prevention efforts for AEP should also include a strong cultural component. Canada is also grappling with high rates of suicide among First Nations people, where last month the Attawapiskat First Nation community declared a state of emergency after eleven people attempted suicide in one night. Editor Indian Country Today.