New 20182022 State Suicide Prevention Plan Released

first_imgAlaskans accept responsibility for preventing suicide.Alaskans prevent and mitigate the impact of trauma, substance abuse, and other risk factors contributing to suicide.Alaskans communicate, cooperate, and coordinate suicide prevention efforts.Alaskans have immediate access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services they need.Alaskans support survivors in healing.Quality data and research is available and used for planning, implementation, and evaluation of suicide prevention efforts. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Statewide Suicide Prevention Council released an updated five-year State Suicide Prevention Plan for the state of Alaska. The action plan stresses that all Alaskans  play a role in building resilient individuals and resilient communities. Council Chairperson Sharon Fishel: “We’ve seen tremendous progress in public understanding that people can support mental health like they can physical health, and mental illnesses such as depression and substance misuse disorder are chronic conditions that should be managed like heart disease and diabetes.” The plan referred to as “Recasting the Net” builds on the 2012-2017 state plan, with updated information and resources and broken down to six main goals. Fishel: “We’re excited to build on the progress we’ve made with help from community partners like You Are Not Alone clubs in high schools.” Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-suicide-prevention-plan.mp3VmJennifer-on-suicide-prevention-plan.mp300:00RPdlast_img read more

Soldotna To Close Part Of Redoubt Avenue For Repaving

first_imgFrom July 24th through July 30th, the road will be closed all day. For all other work, the road will be open during the evenings or weekends when work is not occurring.The road is expected to reopen fully to traffic on August 10th. During road closures a detour will be set up through Park Avenue. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The City of Soldotna will be closing Redoubt Avenue, between Binkley Street and Fireweed Avenue, traffic for repaving and underground utility work starting on Monday. In a message from the City, if you live within the construction area, the Contractor, Foster Construction will be contacting you about access during construction. You may also contact them at 262-1609.center_img To contact the City call 262-9107 and ask to speak with the Public Works Department.last_img read more

UofL Basketball Names Trio of Captains for 201920

first_imgWilliams started the last 20 games of the season while producing four double-doubles.  He was third on the team in rebounding and 19th in the ACC, averaging 6.1 rebounds and 7.7 points for the season.  The 6-11 junior from Fort Wayne, Ind., blocked a shot in 26 of 34 games as a sophomore and ranked 11th in the ACC in blocked shots (41 total, 1.2 average).  He grabbed a career-best 13 boards against both North Carolina and Notre Dame.  He averaged 9.8 points and 8.4 rebounds over the last five games of the season.  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — University of Louisville redshirt senior guard Ryan McMahon, redshirt senior forward Dwayne Sutton and junior forward/center Malik Williams have been selected as team captains for the 2019-20 men’s basketball season by a vote of their teammates. “Dwayne, Malik and Ryan have earned the vote of their teammates to be elected captains,” said UofL Head Coach Chris Mack.  “It’s clear that their efforts and actions in the offseason have gained the respect of their teammates.  Leadership on any team is highly important and it’s especially key with so many new faces on our roster this season.  I think each of them understands what it means to be a captain and are honored that their peers have chosen them.” Story Links The trio of captains helped Louisville achieve a 20-14 record in 2018-19 and participate in the Cardinals’ 39th NCAA Tournament.  Picked in the preseason to finish 11th in the ACC, UofL attained a 10-8 conference record and earned a tie for sixth in the final regular season standings.  The Cardinals return six of their top seven scorers from last year and welcome a top 10 recruiting class.   The Cardinals have been ranked among the nation’s top teams in multiple early rankings by national outlets, including the following:  No. 2 by Jon Rothstein, CBS Sports; No. 3 by Jeff Goodman, Stadium; No. 4 by Gary Parrish, CBSSports.com; No. 4 by Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated; No. 5 by Jeff Borzello, ESPN.com; No. 5 by Seth Davis, The Athletic; No. 6 by Rob Dauster, NBCSports.com; No. 6 by Mike Rutherford, SB Nation; No. 6 by Kyle Kensing, Athlon Sports; No. 8 by David Kenyon, Bleacher Report; and No. 11 by Mike DeCourcy, The Sporting News.Louisville has received an NCAA Public Recognition Award six of the last seven years for ranking among the top 10 percent in men’s basketball in the Academic Progress Rate (APR), which measures academic eligibility, retention and graduation for student-athletes. Louisville is one of just nine Division I schools in the nation, including only two from Power Five conferences (Louisville and Stanford), which have earned the APR recognition in at least six of the last seven years. McMahon, who earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing in the spring, hit a three-pointer in 24 of 34 games last season.  Fifty-three of McMahon’s 68 field goals last year came from three-point range. The 6-0 sharpshooter from Sarasota, Fla., has 15 career double-figure scoring efforts, including when he scored a career-high 24 points against Michigan State last season.  He led the Cardinals in free throw percentage last year (.950, 57-of-60) and was third on the team with 60 assists.  UofL is 23-5 when McMahon scores eight or more points over the last three years.    Print Friendly Version Sutton, who graduated in the spring with a bachelor’s degree in sport administration, started all 34 games for the Cardinals last season while averaging 10.0 points (third on the team) and 6.9 rebounds (second on the team, 16th in the ACC).  He was noted as one of the nation’s top ten “Glue Guys” last season by College Insider Jon Rothstein.  The 6-5 wing from Louisville who played his freshman year at UNC Asheville enters his final season with 901 collegiate points (493 at UofL) and 639 rebounds (377 at UofL).  He was 25th in the ACC in minutes played, averaging 31.4 per game.last_img read more

Two fake note racketeers arrested near Sahid Minar

first_imgKolkata: Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police has nabbed two Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) racketeer from near Sahid Minar on Monday afternoon.They were carrying FICN worth Rs 2 lakh. According to sources, as the last phase of Lok Sabha Elections is getting closer, sleuths were keeping a strict vigil for possible FICN smuggling. Recently, huge amount of unaccounted cash was seized by the Kolkata Police. It was suspected that FICN racketeers might arrive in the city to circulate fake currency. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataOn Tuesday morning, Special Task Force sleuths got a tip-off that some FICN racketeers had come to Kolkata. Working on the information, the Special Task Force sleuths were keeping a close watch in and around the Sahid Minar. Around 4:10 pm, two persons were seen whose activities were found to be suspicious. When sleuths asked them to stop, both the accused tried to give cops a slip. They were immediately detained. While checking their bags, sleuths found huge amount of money. Immediately, both the accused identified as Mani Govindan and Velu Mallappan of Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu were taken to Lalbazar. Later sleuths found that the currency notes found from them were fake. Later, the duo were arrested. They were carrying 100 notes of Rs 2000 denomination worth Rs 2 lakh.last_img read more