Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups - Strengths United through Networks 2015-2017
Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
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Under the US Arctic Council Chairmanship theme of Improving Economic and Living Conditions in Arctic Communities, the RISING SUN initiative used a consensus-building process to identify common outcomes and their measures for evaluating suicide prevention efforts across the circumpolar North.
RISING SUN was designed to develop a toolkit comprised of the key correlatesa ssociated woth successful suicide prevention interventions across Arctic States. The principal goal was to generate shared knowldegt o aid health and community workers in better serving their communities, and to help policy-makers measure progress, evaluate interventions, and identify regional and cultural approaches to implementation.
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