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HEALTH TOPICS - ALCOHOL ABUSE

Our Health

Alcohol - Arctic Health
(National Library of Medicine and University of Alaska Anchorage)

Drinking Among Navajo Young Adults: Beliefs, Knowledge, and Work
(The National Women's Health Information Center, DHHS)

Drinking and Your Pregnancy
(National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH)
Information about drinking when you are pregnant and how it can effect your baby.

Health Problems in American Indian Women: Alcoholism
(The National Women's Health Information Center, DHHS)


For Researchers, Health Professionals, & Educators

Cultural Practices in American Indian Prevention Programs
(Juvenile Justice Journal)
This 2000 article overviews cultural practices and integrative prevention programs.

Gender Differences Among American Indian Treatment Admissions Aged 18 to 25
(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, DHHS)
A 2010 fact sheet with statistics including substance of abuse and demographic information.

Native Americans and Alcoholism
(National Library of Medicine)
Journal citations from MEDLINE/PubMed

Ethnic Pride, Biculturalism, and Drug Use Norms of Urban American Indian Adolescents (PDF, 216 KB)
(School of Sociology, and School of Social Work, Arizona State University)
This study examines how strength of ethnic identity, multiethnic identity, and other indicators of biculturalism relate to the drug use norms of urban American Indian middle school students. These results have implications for better understanding and strengthening the protective aspects of American Indian culture in drug prevention efforts.

Health Information About Alcohol Abuse for Everyone

Alcoholism in MedlinePlus
(National Library of Medicine)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
(National Library of Medicine)


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