Suicide clusters within American Indian and Alaskan Native communities: A review of the literature and recommendations

Date: 2017
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Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This paper reviews the literature concerning suicide clusters among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. It provides data concerning disparities in suicide deaths, other sources of available data and lists data parameters available through WISQARS. In addition, it suggests countermeasures and offers prevention recommendations. 

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Settings:  American Indian/Alaska Native Settings
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics