American Indian suicides in jail: Can risk screening be culturally sensitive?

Date: 2005
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Publisher:  National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

With the help of researchers, the administrator of a jail in a Northern Plains State found out how culture can help identify detainees’ risk for suicide.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Settings:  Adult Justice System
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence