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Allen King’s Man of the Year Award

Allen King’s Man of the Year Award Nomination Biography From the first moment I met Allen King, he inspired me. I knew that writing this would be a challenge due
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Missing, Murdered Native Women: Are We Paying Attention?

It’s a huge worry for families when someone goes missing. It’s even more tragic when a loved one is murdered. Sadly, for Native American women, the chance of becoming a
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Homeless Native American

Native Americans, Homelessness, & Substance Abuse

When it comes to homelessness, the Native American population is overrepresented in this area. Though a minority group within America, it has been estimated that they make up 8 percent
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Suicide Among the Native American Population

Losing anyone to suicide is tragic.  It’s no secret that around the world, the number of people committing suicide are growing. What many people don’t know is that the rates
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Native American Depression and Substance Abuse Go Hand-In-Hand

If you’re struggling with addiction or substance abuse issues, chances are you’re also struggling with some depression. At the very least, you may feel deep sadness or cycles of sadness
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Does Drinking Make You Feel Anger? Here’s Why.

Some people can drink and feel quite relaxed and sociable.  Whether they drink one or one too many, they typically don’t struggle with feeling intense anger while they’re drinking. However,
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What To Bring To An Addiction Treatment Center

If you have decided to enter an alcohol or drug treatment center and take those first steps toward getting sober, congratulations to you. Your courage will certainly help you create
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10 Tips For Overcoming Alcohol/Drug Cravings

When you’re walking the sobriety path, cravings for your drug of choice come as no surprise. Early recovery tends to be the most challenging when it comes to feeling various
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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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Culturally-Based Addiction Recovery for Native Americans