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American Indian Life Skills Development

About This Resource

A school-based, culturally sensitive, suicide-prevention program for American Indian adolescents, also known as Zuni Life Skills Development. This program is rated Promising. Intervention students demonstrated a significantly higher level of suicide intervention skills. The intervention group showed significantly fewer feelings of hopelessness, however, there were no significant differences on measures of suicide probability and depression.

Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: Promising


Youth.Gov Program Directory Registry

Rating: Promising


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Who This Resource Is For


  • Suicide Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Tier 2
  • Age Range: 

  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Community Type: 

  • Tribal