Native American Issues

August Action Summit for Suicide Prevention Announced

June 8, 2011

Federal Agencies, Indian Health Services/Bureau of Indian Affairs/Bureau of Indian Education/Substance Abuse and Mental Helath Services Administration, announced their “Action Summit for Suicide Prevention” event to be held August 1-4, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

This summit will be held in lieu of the Annual National Behavioral Health Conference and Annual Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) Conference. View the summit flyer for more detailed information. A limited number of scholarships to attend the summit will be available from SAMHSA’s Native American Center for Excellence (NACE) to cover the costs of attendance. Please visit their website here for scholarship information and application deadlines.