Recovery story from a former street hustler, and alcohol and drug abuser.
A Self-Spoken Promise
The story of a fulfilled promise to live peaceful and fulfilling life.
This digital story was produced at Fond Du Lac Human Services, with assistance from nDigiDreams, LLC, and sponsorship from the American Indian Health User Group and the Outreach and Special Populations Branch of the National Library of Medicine.
This 2003 report provides an examination of the issues by the Advisory Group on Suicide Prevention, from basic suicide data to specific factors affecting First Nations, and based on this, presents recommendations for action.
This study examines direct and interactive associations of multiple determinants of alcohol and illicit drug use problems (personal, familial, social and cultural determinants) among American Indian adolescents.
Information on the SAMHSA grant funding program aimed at developing models of care and cultural and linguistic competencies to build resiliency and reducing the impact of substance abuse on American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
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.
Reports on gender differences in substance abuse treatment admissions among young adult American Indians. Discusses substances of abuse; referral source; prior treatment; education, employment, and marital status; insurance; and co-occurring disorders.
This clinical report reviews key aspects of inhalent abuse, emphasizes the need for greater awareness, and offers advice regarding the pediatrician's rle in th eprevention and management of this substance abuse problem.
This 2008 report represents efforts to promote the meantl health and well-being of Native American youth, their families, and their communities through development of policy, practice and research reccomendations that emphasize the importance of tradtional cultural teachings and healing practices.
Gives statistics on substance abuse treatment facilities serving American Indians and Alaska Natives. Includes data regarding type of care, facility size, therapeutic approaches, languages spoken, and location in urban or rural communities. Published in 2009.
Examines 2004 to 2008 data on substance abuse and treatment needs among American Indian and Alaska Native adults. Reports on alcohol and illicit drug use and treatment among subgroups, including women, men, uninsured people, and those living in poverty. Published in 2010.