Institute of
Rural Health

  • Our Goal - Partner with other Idaho suicide prevention groups to create an infrastructure for reducing suicide attempts and completions among Idaho youth aged 10-24 regardless of ethnic/racial heritage.
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Institute of Rural Health

October 18, 2007 : Cultural Issues in Historical Trauma

Dolores Bigfoot, PhD, Indian Country Child Trauma Center, University of Oklahoma

This session is designed to provide information on the effects of trauma in Indian Country, including high suicide rates and the status of mental health. The session will include a description of risk, protective factors, healing activities and models for children/youth in Indian Country.

This program is NOT intended to and does NOT provide crisis intervention. If you are in crisis, or have concerns about a loved one, call 1-800-273-TALK or go to

This document was developed under a grant 1U79SM059188-01 REVISED from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, (DHHS). The contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of DHHS.

Last Modified: 11/19/09 at 02:18:49 PM