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Detoxing: Your First Step Toward Sobriety

Addiction to alcohol or drugs can cause a lot of suffering for an individual and their family. The consequences can be devastating, leading to severe depression, lost relationships, trouble with
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Are You Addicted To Alcohol? Alcoholism Warning Signs

According to the National Institute of Health, about 7 percent of native Americans living in the United States struggle with an addiction to alcohol. This is a bit higher than
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Growth and Recovery Through Native American Spirituality

Knowing who you are and what your purpose is are two important questions most people ask throughout their lives. After all, if you lose your sense of identity, you can
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Native American Spirituality

Do Rehabs Incorporate Native American Spirituality In Treatment?

Since colonization, Native Americans have increasingly faced the loss of their culture as another one was thrust upon them. This overthrow of culture has seen a loss of identity as
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Maslow

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

To provide effective mental health and substance abuse treatment, Sunrise Native Recovery utilizes Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a foundation for the quality of care that each patient’s needs to recovery from Substance Use Disorder(SUD) and maintain healthy mental stability.  What is Maslow’s
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Native Americans and Addiction Recovery

Though native Americans make up 1.7% of the American population, they have a disproportionate level of substance abuse than any other ethnic group. There are a variety of reasons for the
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Native American Addiction Recovery & The Sweat Lodge

You’ve probably heard of several common Native American ceremonies, such as a powwow, sun dance, or drumming circle. Ceremony has been a central part of indigenous communities since time immemorial.
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The Medicine Wheel: How It Can Help You In Your Recovery

Addiction can cause you to get far away from your peaceful, joyful self.  The road of addiction oftentimes leads to suffering for the person struggling with addiction, as well as
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Indigenous Intergenerational Trauma

Indigenous Intergenerational Trauma: Addiction in the Native American Culture

Trauma can happen to anyone regardless of their race, sex, culture, lineage, etc. However, those who are from cultures that have endured extreme violence, persecution, etc. are more susceptible to
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Culturally-Based Addiction Recovery for Native Americans