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Lana Mikkelsen

Making progress

Making progress

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, says the high suicide rate on the reservation is stabilizing. She attributes the progress in large part to the Fort Peck Youth and Family Activity Committee.

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Distress call

Distress call

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, takes a call from a woman contemplating suicide.

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School's out

School's out

Students leave for home from Poplar Middle School. Between January and July 2010, there were six suicides and at least 20 suicide attempts among middle-school students on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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Rush-hour traffic

Rush-hour traffic

Poplar is located on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana. The small town has one stop light on U.S. Highway 2 which runs through the center of the community.

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Attentive listener

Attentive listener

Lana L. Lambert-Mikkelsen, suicide prevention coordinator for the Ft. Peck Tribes, takes a call from a woman contemplating suicide.

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Play time

Play time

A Head Start bus drops off children in a cluster of housing on the outskirts of Poplar, which is located on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana.

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Headed home

Headed home

Children leave for home from Poplar Middle School. Between January and July 2010, six middle-school students committed suicide at least 20 middle-school students attempted suicide.

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