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  • Johnson urges more resources to prevent Indian youth suicides

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota (AP)

    The Indian Health Service needs to commit more resources to the prevention of suicides by youth in Indian communities, according to Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D.

    Indian suicides made up one-half of the total suicides in South Dakota in 2004 for people 24 and younger, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    In a release, Johnson said he wrote to the IHS’ acting director at the request of tribal members.

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