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Category: Native American

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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Native American Day Sept. 23rd: Native American Women Are Reclaiming Their Language

At this time of year, many will be celebrating Native American Day in various states across the country. Despite what’s been taught in history books for many years, the natives
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Independence Day: Celebrating Native Americans Contribution To Our Freedom

Americans celebrate its independence on July 4th, honoring the many individuals that have contributed to the freedoms that we celebrate as a country.  One thing many Americans may not be
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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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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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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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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

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
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