American Indian-Alaska Native
The CS & KT Suicide Prevention/Circle of Trust program is hosting a Suicide Prevention Conference being held at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson Montana Featured Speakers:Thomas Joiner, PhD. - Dr. Joiner’s work is in the psychology, neurobiology and treatment of suicidal behavior. Dr. Joiner will present “Why People Die by Suicide” and “Myths of Suicide.” D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas—Motivational Storyteller will present “Success, It’s In Our blood” for Native Communities and Youth. Karl Rosston, LCSW - Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and a suicide survivor. Karl will present information specific to Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Montana. Theda New Breast - Native Wellness Motivational Speaker with more than 25 years of experience in Native Wellness and Healing. Kelly LaFave - Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Montana VA. Kelly will present information concerning Suicide and Suicide Prevention related to MT Veterans. Forrest Henning, LCSW - Forrest will talk about his work with Veterans at the Missoula VA Clinic.