I need some help with of the attached journal article. What I am looking for it to pull out factors regarding how the article applies to Native Americans and their much shorter than average life expectancy.
As you briefly assess the alarming prevalence of suicidal behaviors and rates among American Indian and Alaska Native communities in America, I see these risk factors as major and direct links to lower life expectancy within these target population and demographic groups. Thus, I am startled by the detrimental statistics within this article, making this group very "at risk."
For example, the article clearly demonstrates how current mortality statistics reveal that suicide "is the second leading cause of death for AI=AN populations aged 15 to 24 years of age, the third leading cause of death for ages 5 to 14 and 25 to 44 years of age, and the eighth leading cause of death for decedents of all ages." This article shows that we cannot just deem it as a teen problem since it encompasses such a vast ...
Notes about the alarming prevalence of suicidal behaviors and rates among American Indian and Alaska Native communities in America are extracted from the journal article as summary help.