Lisa Wexler is the developer and Primary Investigator supporting PC CARES. As an Associate Professor and Program Head in the Department Health Promotion and Policy at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Lisa's research incorporates diverse approaches that engage participants and enhance cultural and community strengths. Drawing from intergenerational narratives and indigenous wisdom, she addresses the problem of youth suicide in ways that offer individuals, families and tribal communities possibilities for action. Lisa has been working in the region--as a therapist, community organizer, and researcher--for over 20 years.