Members of a suicide prevention group are meeting in Ketchikan and Saxman this week, and hope the public will attend.
The 1is2 Many South East Alaska Suicide Task Force invites input, questions and comments on how to help suicide prevention efforts in the region. Representatives will be at the KIC Tribal Council Chambers on Friday, and the Saxman Community Center on Saturday. The meetings are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
The task force is made up of law enforcement, educational, local, state and tribal agencies. The group also offers training to help prevent suicide.
To find out more, visit the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium website at www.searhc.org.